FLU VACCINE ARRANGEMENTS 20-21
IF YOU ARE OVER 65, AGED 18-64 AND IN A CLINICAL RISK GROUP, PREGNANT, A CARER OR LIVING WITH SOMEONE WHO WAS SHIELDING DURING LOCKDOWN YOU SHOULD ATTEND A DRIVE THROUGH CLINIC TO RECEIVE YOUR FLU VACCINE. THIS DRIVE THROUGH CLINIC IS AT
EDINBURGH BIOQUARTER, GATE 3, UNIT 9, LITTLE FRANCE ROAD EDINBURGH EH16 4UX
PLEASE SEE THE DATES BELOW. YOU CAN ATTEND ON ANY OF THESE DATES. TO HELP WITH QUEUING AND TRAFFIC FLOW, WE HAVE ALLOCATED TIME SLOTS BY SURNAME.
PLEASE COME AT THE TIME NEXT TO THE FIRST LETTER OF YOUR SURNAME. IF THERE IS MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN THE CAR, COME AT THE TIME ALLOCATED BY THE SURNAME OF THE DRIVER.
SATURDAY 26TH & SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER
SATURDAY 3RD & SUNDAY 4TH OCTOBER
SATURDAY 10TH & SUNDAY 11TH OCTOBER
SATURDAY 17TH & SUNDAY 18TH OCTOBER
FIRST LETTER OF SURMAME
IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE DRIVE THROUGH CLINIC, YOU HAVE THE OPTION OF RECEIVING YOUR FLU VACCINE AT A LOCAL PHARMACY OR ATTENDING A WALK THROUGH CLINIC. GO TO https://www.nhsinform.scot/FLU OR VISIT OUR FLU VACCINE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CORONAVIRUS - HEALTH PROTECTION SCOTLAND ADVICE
IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS, PLEASE FIRST REFER TO THE NHS INFORM WEBSITE NHSINFORM.SCOT
IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER ADVICE OR NEED MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS, PLEASE CONTACT 111.
PLEASE CALL US ON 0131 651 1000 FOR ALL OTHER MEDICAL ADVICE. WE ARE OPERATING A TELEPHONE APPOINTMENT SYSTEM. THE CALL HANDLER WILL ASK FOR DETAILS OF YOUR PROBLEM AND ARRANGE FOR A GP OR NURSE TO CALL YOU BACK. YOU WILL BE GIVEN A 1 HOUR TIME SLOT FOR YOUR TELEPHONE APPOINTMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THIS TIME.
DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS SITUATION WE ASK THAT YOU WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN ATTENDING THE PRACTICE.
This is a GP training practice. Qualified doctors who are specialising in General Practice after training in hospitals join our practice for 6 months and a year at a time and work as equal members of the medical staff.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.
You can, of course, choose to see any of the doctors at the practice.
Your local pharmacist is also available and happy to give advice on some medical matters.
TEXTS TO YOU
We are now sending text messages to patients as a reminder that you have an appointment. You will be able to respond to the message to say 'CANCEL' which will save you calling us and will free up the appointment for another patient. Please ensure we have your current mobile phone number. If you wish to opt out of receiving a text, please drop us a note and we will remove you from the service.
Please let us know of any changes to your telephone numbers. You can do this using our check-in screen in our waiting area, speak to the receptionist or drop us a line.
DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
A copy of our Data Protection Notice is posted in or waiting areas and copies can be obtained from reception. Subject Access Request forms are also available from reception. Should you wish to have access to your medical records you should complete the SAR form and also provide two forms of ID, one of which must be photographic. We hope to make the forms available on the website in the near future.
WE ARE LGBT FRIENDLY
Here at Mackenzie Medical Centre, we are committed to ensuring people feel confident to use our services no matter who you are and we are committed to making sure all our patients feel supported and listened to.
(Site updated 29/09/2020)