Clinics & Services


 

Annual Asthma Review

Book: Complete the from and submit it. Open the Asthma Annual Review Form

If your symptoms are deteriorating or you have any concerns, please make an appointment to the respiratory nurse or a doctor as well.

Diabetic Clinic

Book: Clinic runs twice a month on a Thursday afternoon. 

https://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/#gsc.tab=0

Dr Howe and Suzanne McCrae (ANP) run a clinic for patients with type 2 diabetes. If the clinic timing is awkward for you, then we can be flexible about scheduling appointments for your diabetes care at other times.

You should be sent an appointment for an eye check (retinal photography), if you don't attend a hospital clinic.

Minor Surgery

Book: Arrange an appointment with Dr Burt.

Cervical Smears

Book: Book an appointment at reception - it may be helpful to ask for a longer appointment. 

Cervical smear tests are usually performed by one of the nurses. 

Blood Pressure Checks

Book: Make an appointment with the Practice Nurse/Health Care Assistant. 

We advise an annual BP check for everyone taking treatment for high blood pressure. If your blood pressure is still high, or you have other problems, the doctor will see you to adjust your treatment. You can also check your own BP if you like.

Patients who are diagnosed with high blood pressure can sign up for Scale Up BP. For more information make an appointment with Cathy our Healthcare Assistant.

Alcohol Consumption Questionnaire

Book: Complete the questionnaire to assess your alcohol consumption rate - Alcohol Consumption Questionnaire

District Nurses

Book: Call the district nursing team at Penicuik Health centre on 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.

 

Drug & Alcohol Gateway Clinic

Book: Clinic held each Friday morning in the other side of the building. No appointment needed.  

NHS Lothian Quit Your Way Midlothian

Book: Refer yourself here

Free specialist support to help you stop smoking. Support sessions are informal and a stop smoking specialist can explain the medications available such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy or Champix.   

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