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Community Midwives

The midwives provide care for pregnant women and hold clinics in the Practice on Thursdays by appointment. They can be contacted by phoning 01968 672612 and asking for the midwives.

If you think you may be pregnant you can make an appointment with one of the GP’s who will refer you to the Lothian Health Board Maternity Services. Alternatively you can contact the Maternity services direct on 0131 536 2009 to arrange for ante-natal booking.

Community Nurses

The district nursing team are centrally located in Penicuik Health centre and can be contacted by phoning 01968 671535.

The district nurse works in the community with the housebound and those unable, temporarily, to attend the surgery for nursing needs.

The nurse will give help and advice on incontinence management.

Health Visitors

Tel No 0131 440 7832 answering machine available

The Health Visitor is a trained nurse with experience in ante-natal care, parent craft, baby and childcare, and children with special needs. She works closely with other members of the practice team, undertaking the immunisation and developmental assessments of children under 5 years  Her role is more involved in Health Promotion and education than nursing care. 

She can also help with the following:

  • Child Health Issues
  • Personal or family worries
  • Breast/bottle feeding
  • Weaning/eating problems
  • Potty training/bedwetting
  • Behavioural problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Accident prevention
  • Post-natal depression
  • Weight problems/healthy eating
  • Child Protection issues

Currently the health visiting team are centrally located in Roslin Medical Centre however patients will continue to be seen in their own locality.

Elaine McLeod (f)
Diane Ryan (f)
Sarah Baine (f)
Hayley Stenhouse (f)
Kirsty Marshall (f)
Nicola Heathie (f)
Emma Connolly (f)
Gillian Hancock (f)
Deborah Scott (f)

Attached Staff

Physiotherapists

For general physiotherapy advice and to to discuss whether involvement of a physiotherapist is appropriate please contact the musculoskeletal helpline on 0845 604 0001 (Mon-Fri 2pm – 8pm).

For a formal physiotherapy referral please see a GP routinely to discuss.

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