Please note that the Podiatry service is separate from the GP practice.
For further information please visit http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Community/EdinburghCHP/Services/Pages/Podiatry.aspx
Information about the Physiotherapy service based in Slateford Medical Centre can be found at http://www.ecps.scot.nhs.uk/mcleod_details.htm
Pre-booked clinics are run for long term conditions such as:
If you require emergency contraception please contact our receptionist as soon as possible as this treatment must be administered within 72 hours. Please ask for an emergency contraception appointment. This will enable the receptionist to provide you with the most effective appointment. This is also available through the out of hours service or your local Pharmacy.
The surgery no longers provides travel advice as this service is not covered under the NHS. The NHS does however provide some vaccinations against diseases that could pose a public risk. Please ask the receptionist for details. Further information is given in the section on the right on travel vaccinations.
We run a monthly dietetic clinic that is supported by the community dietician who is based at Sighthill Health Centre.
Physiotherapy and Podiatry services are also available through the practice; please ask Reception about these services.
From 1st September 2015, we will no longer provide travel clinics or travel health advice in the Practice
We are still able to offer the following vaccinations which are provided free on the NHS to travellers:
Whereever possible please give 4 weeks’ notice when booking an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses who can check eligibility and administer the vaccine.
For vaccinations not detailed above, you may visit one of the travel clinics listed below, which can advise you on travel health and administer vaccines for a fee.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
This list is not exhaustive – please contact the clinics for prices
CityDoc Edinburgh MASTA Travel Clinic
46-48 Clerk Street Davidsons Mains Medical Centre
Edinburgh, EH8 9JB 5 Quality Street
Tel: 0845 5941 950 Edinburgh, EH4 5BP
www.citydoc.org.uk/citydoc-edinburgh Tel: 0330 100 4169
Edinburgh Travel Health Clinic Superdrug Travel Clinic Edinburgh
14 East Preston Street 83 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9QA Edinburgh, EH2 2ER
Tel: 0131 667 1030 Tel: 03331 223 523
TrExMed Travel Clinic Edinburgh Your GP
The Edinburgh Clinic Waterside House
40 Colinton Road 19 Hawthornbank Lane
Edinburgh, EH10 5BT Edinburgh, EH4 3BH
Tel: 0131 447 2340 Option 2 Tel: 0131 225 5656
Western General Hospital
Regional Infectious Disease Unit (RIDU),
Ward 41 OPD (nearest entrance, Telford Road)
Edinburgh, EH4 2XU
After your visit to a travel clinic, please provide us with a list of any vaccinations you have been given so that we can update your medical records.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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