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Noticeboard

Wednesday 11th September 2019 - The practice is closed from 12.30pm - 6.00pm due to staff training. Please contact NHS 24 on 111 or visit www.nhsinform.co.uk if you require medical assistance. (We have a small clinic running in the afternoon)

PUBLIC HOLIDAY PRACTICE CLOSED - Monday 16th September 2019 - The practice is closed from 12.30pm - 6.00pm due to staff training. Please contact NHS 24 on 111 or visit www.nhsinform.co.uk if you require medical assistance. (We have a small clinic running in the afternoon)

What is GDPR?

GDPR is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed, kept safe and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data. The regulation applies from 25 May 2018. GDPR will supersede the Data Protection Act 1998 which the practice already complies with but strengthens many of it’s principle.

You can find more information on the further information tab under the heading 'GDPR'. We have all of this information displayed in the patient notice board in the practice. If you have any questions then please speak to the Practice Manager.

 

MEDICATION IMPROVEMENTS - the practice is now running some prescribing improvement projects to ensure that you receive the safest and most cost-effective medications for your conditions. You will receive a letter directly if you are affected by any of these changes.

 

SELF-HELP AND HEALTH INFORMATION

There are lots of services that can help if you are unwell. This handy guide lists all the community health services in Midlothian, as well as giving information and advice about how and when to use services in the best way. Keep a copy handy.

Midlothian "Do I need to see a GP?" leaflet August 2017

NHS24 signposting

NHS inform www.nhsinform.scot is a national health information service providing a coordinated approach and single source of quality assured health information for the public of Scotland. There are useful self-help guides for common conditions and injuries.

NHS inform flyer

Or in the out-of-hours period (from 6pm through to 8am, and throughout the weekend) urgent medical advice can be obtained from NHS24 on tel. 111

NHS24 on 111

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

http://www.health-in-mind.org.uk/services/d1/?filter1=midlothian

http://midspace.co.uk

MAP

SAMS Breathing Space

Mental Health Foundation - self-help guides Looking after your mental health | Mental Health Foundation

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/your-mental-health/looking-after-your-mental-health

NHS Mental Health self-help resources

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

https://moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk



 
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