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Welcome to Blackhall Medical Centre

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

From Friday 25th May 2018 new data protection guidelines will be in place. If you would like more information regarding this please see our practice leaflet on GDPR below or click on the Data Protection link at the bottom of the page for our update privacy statement.

Blackhall Medical Centre - GDPR Leaflet

CHANGE TO THE TELEPHONE PRESCRIPTION ORDERING SERVICE FROM MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018

FROM MONDAY 26TH MARCH 2018 THE TELEPHONE PRESCRIPTION ORDERING LINE IS CHANGING TO 11AM-12PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY.

PLEASE REMEMBER YOU CAN ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTION ONLINE BY CLICKING ON THE PRESCRIPTIONS TAB AT THE TOP OF THE WEBSITE PAGE.

HEALTH VISITOR AND DISTRICT NURSES HAVE MOVED

On Tuesday 12th December 2017 our health visitor, Sheila Garrity, and our district nurses are all moved to their new base at the Pennywell All Care Centre. They will still continue to provide their services to our patients as normal and we will continue to have a close working relationship with them. Please see the new contact telephone numbers below -

DISTRICT NURSES - 0131 286 5044

HEALTH VISITOR - 0131 286 5022

SHINGLES VACCINATIONS

If you were aged 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77,78 or 79 yrs on the 1st September 2017 then you are eligible for a vaccination to protect you against shingles. This is a one off vaccination so if you have already had the vaccine you do not require it again. If you fall into the eligible criteria and would like the vaccination please telephone the reception (option 1 for appointments) to make a 10 minute appointment with the practice nurse.

Public Holidays

The surgery will be closed on the following public holidays-

Monday 17th September 2018 - September Weekend

Tuesday 25th December 2018 - Christmas Day

Wednesday 26th December 2018- Boxing Day

Tuesday 1st January 2019- New Years Day

Wednesday 2nd January 2019 - Public Holiday

If you require URGENT medical advice during these times please contact NHS 24 on 111

 

PROTECTED LEARNING AFTERNOONS/STAFF TRAINING

The surgery will be closed on the following afternoons for staff training-

Wednesday 5th September 2018 1pm-6pm

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 1pm-6pm

Wednesday 7th November 2018 1pm-6pm

If you require URGENT medical advice during these times please contact NHS 24 on 111.

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