Murrayfield Medical Centre
Murrayfield Medical Centre

Phone:
0131 337 2166
Fax:
0131 313 5059
Email:
mmc@mmc.org.uk

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PRACTICE CLOSURES FOR STAFF TRAINING:

2015

PRACTICE CLOSURES FOR STAFF TRAINING:

During 2015, the surgery will close for staff training on a number of Wednesday afternoons. On the following dates, the surgery will close at 12:30 and re-open the following morning at 08:00:

  • Wednesday 4th February 2015
  • Wednesday 25th March 2015
  • Wednesday 29th April 2015
  • Wednesday 3rd June 2015
  • Wednesday 26th August 2015
  • Wednesday 30th September 2015
  • Wednesday 25th November 2015

If you require urgent medical attention when the surgery is closed for training, ring 111 to contact NHS 24.

Always ring 999 in an emergency

Public Holidays

2015/16

PUBLIC HOLIDAY CLOSURE NOTICE FOR 2015/16

The surgery will be closed on the following Public Holidays during 2015:

  • * Friday 3rd April & Monday 6th April
  • Monday 4th May
  • Monday 21st September**
  • * Friday 25th December & Monday 28th December

* Please order repeat medication well in advance of these dates.

** The surgery will be open for a limited period on Monday 21st September, but appointments can only be booked in advance. You will not be able to contact us by telephone on this date and you should call 111 if you require urgent medical attention

If you require urgent medical attention on Public Holidays when the surgery is closed, ring 111 to contact NHS 24.

Always ring 999 in an emergency

Flu Clinic
Oct 15

Seasonal Vaccination Programme 2015

Our annual influenza vaccination programme begins in early October. Dates to be added here soon

Practice Manager
Dec 14

Practice Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Practice Manager, Lesley Carter. Lesley would welcome your comments on the service you receive as a patient of Murrayfield Medical Centre and can be contacted at:
Lesley.Carter@lothian.scot.nhs.uk

Public Holidays

2014/15

PUBLIC HOLIDAY CLOSURE NOTICE FOR 2014/15

  • Easter - Friday 18th & Monday 21st April 2014
  • May - Monday 5th May 2013
  • Christmas - Thursday 25th & Friday 26th December 2014
  • New Year - Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd January 2015

NHS24 - telephone 111 - will provide cover when we are closed.

Always ring 999 in a dire medical emergency.

 

Flu Clinic
Oct 2014

Flu clinics

Adult & Child FLU & Shingles Clinics

will be held in the surgery on:

  • TUESDAY, 21st, and
  • THURSDAY, 30th October

between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

No appointment is needed to attend these clinics, please just come along.
If you are unsure whether you qualify for vaccination, our Reception staff will be happy to advise.

2014

FORTHCOMING AFTERNOON CLOSURES FOR STAFF TRAINING ARE FROM 12.30PM ON:

  • Wednesday 30th APRIL
  • Wednesday 21st MAY
  • Wednesday 11th JUNE
  • Wednesday 20th AUGUST
  • Wednesday 10th SEPTEMBER
  • Wednesday 8th OCTOBER
  • Wednesday 26th NOVEMBER, 2014.

The surgery closes at 12.30pm on training days and reopens at 8 o'clock the following morning.
When we are closed for training, contact arrangements are listed on our telephone answering machine (0131 337 2166) and notices at the surgery.

Always ring 999 in a dire medical emergency.

NHS24
April 14

NHS24 Change of Telephone Number

As of Tuesday, 29 April, 2014, the telephone number for contacting NHS24 will be '111'.

Calls to NHS24 via 111 will be free.

The NHS24 number 08454 24 24 24 will not work from 29 April, 2014.

Baby Group
Dec 13

Baby Group

The Baby Group at Murrayfield Parish church held on Tuesday mornings will be closed on Tuesday 24th and 31st December. We will reopen on Tuesday 7th January 2014.

Flu Clinic
Dec 13

Adult & Child FLU Vaccination

Patients who could not attend a special flu clinic should please make an appointment for vaccination with our nurse.

Please ring 0131 337 2166 or call at Reception toto book appoitment. If you are unsure whether you qualify for vaccination, Reception staff will be happy to advise.

2013

FORTHCOMING AFTERNOON CLOSURES FOR STAFF TRAINING ARE FROM 12.30PM ON:

  1. Wednesday, 30th JANUARY
  2. Wednesday, 27th FEBRUARY
  3. Wednesday, 20th MARCH.

The surgery closes at 12.30pm on training days and reopens at 8 o'clock the following morning.
When we are closed for training, contact arrangements are listed on our telephone answering machine ( 0131 337 2166) and notices at the surgery.

Always ring 999 in a dire medical emergency.

2012/13

OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR THE SURGERY WILL BE:

Open all day (8.00am until 6.00pm) on Christmas Eve: Monday, 24th December.

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Tuesday and Wednesday, 25th and 26th December.

Open again all day on Thursday and Friday: 27th and 28th December, 2012.

During the following week, Hogmanay:

Open all day (8.00am until 6.00pm) on New Year’s Eve, Monday, 31st December.

Closed on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, 1st, and the following day, Wednesday, 2nd January, 2013.

Open again as normal from Thursday 3rd January, 2013.

IT IS VITAL THAT YOU ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE OF CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR WEEKS SO THAT YOU DO NOT RUN OUT OF MEDICINES.

NHS24 - telephone 08454 24 24 24 - will provide cover when we are closed.

2012/13

PUBLIC HOLIDAY CLOSURE NOTICE FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2012

We will be closed on:

  • Friday,  6th April - Good Friday, and
  • Monday, 9th April - Easter Monday
  • Monday, 7th May - May Day
  • Tuesday, 5th June – the Queen’s Jubilee
  • Monday, 17th September - Autumn Holiday 
  • Tuesday, 25th December - Christmas Day, and
  • Wednesday, 26th December - Boxing Day

and into 2013...

  • Tuesday, 1st January - New Year’s Day, and
  • Wednesday, 2nd January.

PLEASE ALWAYS CHECK BELOW FOR FURTHER HOLIDAY AND TRAINING CLOSURE DATES

Sept-12

THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE SEPTEMBER WEEKEND AS FOLLOWS:

Closed all day on Monday, 17th September, 2012.

Open again as normal from 8.00am on Tuesday, 18 September, 2012.

PLEASE ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE SO THAT YOU DO NOT RUN OUT OF MEDICINES OVER THE LONG WEEKEND.

NHS24 - telephone 08454 24 24 24 - will provide cover when we are closed.

2012

FORTHCOMING AFTERNOON CLOSURES FOR STAFF TRAINING ARE FROM 12.30PM ON:

  1. Wednesday, 22 August
  2. Wednesday, 26 September
  3. Wednesday, 31 October, and
  4. Wednesday, 28 November.

The surgery will reopen at 8 o'clock each following morning.
During these training sessions, contact arrangements will be listed on our telephone answering machine ( 0131 337 2166) and on notices at the surgery. Always ring 999 in a dire medical emergency.

April - 12

THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED OVER EASTER WEEKEND AS FOLLOWS:

Closed on Good Friday, 6th, and Easter Monday, 9th April, 2012

PLEASE ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE SO THAT YOU DO NOT RUN OUT OF MEDICINES.

NHS24 will provide cover when we are closed:  08454 24 24 24

Jan -12

We wish a happy and healthy New Year to all our patients.

Following Dr Rachel Peters’ move South with her family we are very pleased to confirm the appointment of Dr Joanne Preston as permanent GP Assistant.  Dr Preston will consult on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday and Friday mornings and afternoons.  We wish Dr Peters all the very best for her new life in the South.

Dec-11

Festive Arrangements

Christmas closure:

The surgery will close at 6.00pm on Friday, 23 December, and reopen on Wednesday, 28 December, at 8.00am.

Hogmanay closure:

We will close at 6.00pm on Friday, 30 December, and reopen on Wednesday, 04 January, 2012, at 8.00am.

If you need medical advice or attention when we are closed, please ring NHS24 on 08454 24 24 24, although in a dire emergency always ring 999.

It is very important that, if on repeat medication, you make sure you have enough medicines to see you through both of these long weekends. Staff will be happy to help or advise if you would like to ring us on 0131 337 2166, or pop into the surgery and remember that repeat medicines can always be requested via our Prescriptions tab on this website.

Finally, may we wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

Sept-11

Winter Flu Campaign.

Our Flu Clinics will run on Tuesdays, 11th and 25th October, and 01 November, between 8.30am and 4.00pm.  Please note you do not need an appointment to attend, and vaccination will take about 5 minutes. If you need to know whether you qualify for flu vaccination, please ring reception on 0131 337 2166 and staff will happily advise. We hope to see you at one of our clinics.

Aug-11

Long Term Locum

We are pleased to welcome Dr Joanne Preston as locum for Dr Rachel Peters ‘until Spring, 2012’.  Dr Preston will consult on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday and Friday mornings and afternoons.

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