The way you will get your flu vaccine this year has changed. People aged 70 or over will now be sent a letter by the national booking system with details of an appointment at a vaccination centre. From now on, GP practices will not administer the Flu jab. Across Scotland, Health and Social Care PartnershipsContinue reading “The way you will get your flu vaccine this year has changed. “
Winter Flu vaccination programme will start in Sept 2021. The programme will be different from previous years. These will be managed and held by Health and Social Care Partnership who will distribute detailed information soon via local media, social media or local advertisements once finalised. * Logon to NHS Inform website to check if youContinue reading “Winter Flu Vaccination”
People affected by cancer in East Lothian now have access to a new service that can offer emotional, practical and financial advice and support. There are two local link workers who can provide advice, information and support on a whole range of non-medical issues related to having a diagnosis of cancer. The service is openContinue reading “Improving the Cancer Journey”
Drop-in clinics are now available in all mass vaccination centres as well as community locations for people over the age of 16.
The Emergency Department is located in BioQuarter 2 and shouldn’t be accessed from the main hospital entrance. This information and a map is also available on the RHCYP website: Departments & Services | Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (nhslothian.scot) The route (by car) is following the signs for Gate 2 of the BioQuarterContinue reading “Patient Access to Children’s A&E”
The Dunbar Medical Centre Patient Group have published their Spring Newsletter, which is available to be downloaded below.
If you have registered with Cromwell Harbour practice between Feb 20 and Dec 20 and received a shielding letter from the government, could you please inform the practice . Many thanks Across Lothian, vaccination of the following groups of people is taking place at GP Practices: • People over 80 years of age • PeopleContinue reading “Covid-19 Vaccines at Dunbar Medical Centre”
We are delighted to have started our COVID19 Vaccination Clinics. GPs have been asked to provide vaccines for those aged 80 and over, moving on to those aged 75 – 79 and then those who are shielding. You can find out more about the priority groups by clicking here. All other groups will be offeredContinue reading “Covid-19 Vaccination”
The Scottish Government has confirmed that unpaid carers aged 16 plus will get priority access to the Covid-19 vaccine. National Carer Organisations have produced a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for unpaid carers to explain what we know currently: Covid-19 Vaccine – Carers FAQ Carers aged 16 to 65 are in priority group 6. The Scottish Government will writeContinue reading “Covid-19 Vaccine – Information for Unpaid Carers”
Please find the latest Newsletter from our Patient Participation Group for 2020 below.