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April 2022 Coronavirus Update

From Friday 1st April 2022, if you have COVID-19 symptoms and want some advice please look at the NHS Inform coronavirus web page which remains the fastest way to obtain the latest health advice and information. 

If you need further medical advice please contact the GP practice during opening hours, or if help and advice is required when the practice is closed, please call NHS 24 on 111.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/COVID-19

Please continue to wear a mask in the practice at all times. All members of staff in the building will also be wearing masks. If you have any covid symptoms and you are due to attend for a face to face appointment please call reception and they will change your appointment to a telephone appointment. Do not come into the practice with any symptoms. 

Covid-19 Vaccinations

Please click on this link for the most up to date information on vaccines. This will show which group is currently being vaccinated and how to book an appointment. If you have a query regarding booking your vaccine please call the helpline on 0300 790 6296. 

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/

Covid - 19 Treatments

There are additional treatment options for selected groups of patients with coronavirus who are thought to be at greater risk. For more information please click on this link. 

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-treatments

Housebound Patients

If you are housebound and you have not received your Covid or Flu Vaccine please call the practice. We will contact the Health and Social Care Partnership on your behalf to help arrange this for you. 

Seasonal Flu Vaccinations 2022

All flu vaccinations will now take place in local hubs and be run by the Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership. You will receive a letter in the post around September time if you are eligible.

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