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National Screening tests

The NHS offers a number of screening tests aimed either at detecting precancerous conditions [cervical smear test] or very early cancers [breast screening and bowel screening]
We strongly advise our patients to take up these tests. They are all by invitation and a letter will be sent to those who are eligible. 

If you have lost your invitation or think you have been missed out or have missed an appointment, you can still have your tests. Please speak to reception, the practice nurse or the doctor.  For replacement of bowel screening kits you can phone  0800 0121 833

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Welcome to Durham Road Medical Group

Our Practice Welcomes New Patients

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Covid Drop In Clinics

Anyone over the age of 18, who have not yet had their first dose can attend a drop-in clinic without an appointment, while those who are waiting for their second dose can turn up as long as they received their first injection of the COVID-19 vaccine at least eight weeks before. See link below for more information.

https://www.nhslothian.scot/Coronavirus/Vaccine/Pages/Drop-in-Clinics.aspx

Prescriptions

We do not take repeat prescriptions over the phone. You can order your prescriptions as follows;

Online

Drop repeat slip into surgery

Contact your regular  pharmacy to order by phone (Many pharmacies are happy to take prescription orders over the phone if you register with them)

Covid Vaccines

Please follow this link for information regarding covid vaccinations at GP practices. Covid vaccinations at GP practices

Please follow this link for queries regarding missing covid vaccination appointments. https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/invitations-and-appointments/missing-appointment-details

Self Isolation and Support

Please follow the links for videos on understanding self isolation and support: 

English https://vimeo.com/499653519

Polish https://vimeo.com/499705668

Sick Kids

Children's A&E is moving:

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children ('The Sick Kids') closes on 23rd March. If your child or young person needs to go to the Emergency Department, from 8am on Tuesday 23 March, you must go to the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young people at Little France.

Social Media

Please find us on Facebook for all the latest surgery and health information.

https://www.facebook.com/durhamroadmedicalgroup/

Coronavirus

Our Doctors have requested that patients DO NOT attend the practice at 8 am in the mornings to book appointments. Please make appointments by telephone only.

The following are possible symptoms of covid:

- high temperature or fever

- a new continuous cough

- loss of sense of smell or taste

- shortness of breath

For further details or if you need a covid test, please follow the link below:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus or call 0800 028 2816.

Attending the Practice

If a GP has requested to see you in the Practice, we kindly ask you wear a face covering, such as a mask or a scarf.

For further information regarding face masks please follow the link below:

Face mask information 

Sick Notes

Please do not contact our GP surgery regarding sick notes for suspected coronavirus. We would appreciate this at this difficult time. Please read the following link below, please also, direct your employer to the link below for details.

Sick notes information

For further details, please see 'further information' on right tab.

Smoking

Please follow this link for information regarding local NHS stop smoking services.

NHS stop smoking services

Practice Closures

Please contact NHS 24 if you need urgent medical attention.  Telephone number 111.

Doctor availability

We now have both male and female Doctors working in the practice.

Durham Road Medical Group Online

We hope that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. We are still developing the website, so please let us know if there glaring errors, or if you have suggestions!

Serving you

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The website allows you to order repeat prescriptions on line.order a repeat prescription .

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. 

(Site updated 21/07/2021)
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