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Gullane Flu Clinics - UPDATE


We will be running flu clinics here at the Practice for patients over the age of 65 *Patients aged 6 months to 18 years with a chronic disease should also book into these designated clinics.


OUR SATURDAY FLU CLINICS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED


THURSDAY CLINICS ARE NOW AVAILABLE


These will be pre bookable clinics, please phone a member of the reception team on 01620 842171 to book one of these appointments. You will be assigned to a specific Health Care Professional at a specific time, it is important that you arrive at the time given. When you attend we ask that you observe social distancing and wear a face covering. Please do not attend if you do not have an appointment.


CHILDREN AGED 2-5 YEARS OLD WILL RECEIVE A FURTHER LETTER FROM COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH WITH AN APPOINTMENT DATE, TIME AND VENUE. THESE WILL NOT BE BOOKED OR ORGANISED THROUGH THE PRACTICE.


 PATIENTS AGED BETWEEN 18-64 YEARS OLD WITH A CHRONIC DISEASE WILL RECEIVE A LETTER FROM THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP WITH REGARDS TO THE BOOKING PROCEDURE FOR THE FLU CLINIC THIS YEAR


  We thank you all for your patience and co-operation while we work through this very busy season.

smiling_childClinics & Services

All GP Practices are contracted to provide “essential services” that is basic treatment of ill people.

Additional services

We also provide the following “additional services”.

  • Child Health Surveillance and routine immunisation of children with the Health Visitor
  • Contraceptive services including oral contraception and  IUCD insertion
  • Maternity services in the ante-natal and post-natal period, with Community Midwives
  • Cervical smears, minor surgical procedures and limited immunisations in relation to travel with the Practice Nurses.

Enhanced services

We also hold contracts with Lothian Health Board for the following “enhanced services”.

  • An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and at risk
  • Regular monitoring blood and urine tests for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
  • Annual reviews for patients with heart disease, history of a stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and respiratory problems.
 
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