Ladywell Medical Centre West10 Ladywell RoadEdinburgh, EH12 7TBTel: 0131 334 3602
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Unfortunately, we have a severe shortage of nurses appointments. We are sorry for the unforeseen circumstances, please bear with us.
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BSc MB ChB (1988) MRCGP DCCH DRCOG
BSc MB ChB (1991) FRCS MRCGP DCH
MB ChB (1995) MRCGP DRCOG DipDerm
MB ChB (1988) MRCGP DRCOG
MB ChB (2000) MRCGP DFFP
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There are six practice nurses with a wide range of qualifications, who see patients for general nursing procedures, health promotion and contraception, including emergency.The range of services provided by the practice nurses include the following clinics:
Immunisation and advice for travel (Ppease contact at least six weeks before travelling where possible)Adult ImmunisationsCervical SmearChild ImmunisationsInfluenzaCryotherapy clinic. (Please make an appointment with your GP first)Heart Clinic (for those with Coronary Heart Disease)DiabetesAsthmaHealth Promotion
The nurses are available from 08:30 - 17:30, Monday to Friday. Appointments can be made at reception. They are also available for telephone advice calls between 11:30 to 12:00 and 16:00 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.
Phlebotomists also work in the surgery and their responsibility is to take blood. available If you need a blood test, please ring for an appointment with the Phlebotomist.
Assistant Practice Manager
Our receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
The ante-natal clinics run all day Monday and Thursday and appointments can be made directly on the above number.
For first appointments please contact the Centralised Booking Line on (0131) 536 2009.
Midwives run a 24 hour emergency triage service at the New Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh on (0131) 242 2657 and St John's Hospital, Livingston on 01506 524125.
Parent Education Sessions are held on Friday afternoons at the srugery and are by invite only.
There are five nurses employed by Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust and based at Ladywell Medical Centre (West). They can be contacted directly on 334 4971 Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 16:30. An answering machine is available if the nurses are out on calls. This tape is checked at regular intervals during the day. After 16:30 Monday to Friday, and at weekends, they can be contacted through NHS24 on 111.The nurses visit patients in their own homes and assess their nursing and healthcare needs to provide a co-ordinated and holistic quality service to patients registered with the practice. They work closely with carers, GPs, hospitals, hospice services, social work services, physiotherapy and chiropody.The team would be happy to discuss any further details about the community nursing service in the north west locality in Edinburgh.
Health Visitors are qualified nurses who have undertaken specialist training in community and Public Health nursing.
Members of the Health Visiting Team offer support and provide health promotion advice on many health issues such as immunisation, infant feeding, sleep and behaviour management and aim to support famillies with general child health concerns.
The Team also undertake developmental assessment at scheduled intervals and work closely with other partner agencies, including local nursery schools and Early Years providers and can offer assessment and appropriate referral when necessary.
A new parents group, drop in sessions and local breast feeding support group are available to families with babies up to six months of age.
The Team can be contacted on 0131 334 4955/5086 (08.30-16.30) Monday to Friday. An answering machine will take mesages if they are out of office.
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