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Welcome to the Bruntsfield Medical Practice website.

You can use the menu above to browse through information on the practice, including a virtual tour of the building, you can read our quarterly practice newsletters, and find out about the team who work here.

You can also use the site to send us information, such as updates to your contact details, or medical info. You can request your repeat medication, and you can even cancel your appointment.

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Latest News

Autumn 2014 Newsletter

The Autumn 2014 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. In this issue, we meet our new GP specialist trainee, Dr MacSorley, as well as two new nurses – Practice Nurse Angela Dean, and Community Nurse Karyn Philp. We update you a little on how the Productive General Practice [...]

Ca(I)re Programme Autumn 2014

Ca(I)re have published their autumn 2014 programme of courses and activities The Ca(I)re programme, based at the Eric Liddell centre, helps carers in Edinburgh maintain their own good health and general wellbeing and enable them to fulfil their caring role. The services offered address the needs of carers in a holistic manner by providing short [...]

Summer 2014 Newsletter

The Summer 2014 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. In this issue, we finally get to know a little bit more about Dr Rowan, who joined the practice in April to take over care of Dr Uytman’s patients. We also announce some small changes to the appointments system, [...]

Phone System Problems

[EDITED @ 11am] It looks like our phone system is back up and running. Hopefully we won’t have any further issues with the lines. Over the last day or so we have been having some problems with our external phone lines, with poor quality connections, people being abruptly cut off, or not able to get [...]

Changes to our Appointments System

The Practice has undertaken a review of our appointment system, which has involved incorporating the view of patients. We are implementing the following minor changes from Monday 30th June in an attempt to improve our effectiveness in meeting the needs of our patient population. Morning Booked Surgeries: The 10.00am Open Surgery will be replaced by [...]

Carer’s Week 2014

Carers Week is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign, this year running between 9th-15th June. Its aim is to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for, raising awareness of carers at a national, regional and local level. A carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, [...]

Ca(I)re Day Breaks 2014

Further to the information that was posted last week about the Ca(I)re summer 2014 programme of courses and activities, we also now have information about the Ca(I)re Day Breaks. The Day Breaks Programme is for older carers (65+) and their cared for person. It runs every Wednesday and Friday April – June 2014. It is [...]

Ca(I)re Programme Summer 2014

Ca(I)re have published their summer 2014 programme of courses and activities The Ca(I)re programme, based at the Eric Liddell centre, helps carers in Edinburgh maintain their own good health and general wellbeing and enable them to fulfil their caring role. The services offered address the needs of carers in a holistic manner by providing short [...]

New free number for NHS 24

You may have seen the news already advertised online, and in the papers, but from Tuesday 29th April, the number for NHS 24 has changed. From now on, people across Scotland can access NHS 24 out of hours care and information by calling 111. Not only is the number much easier to remember, but it [...]

Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Spring 2014 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. We’re doing something a little bit different with this issue of the newsletter, in that the back page has been taken over by an informational flowchart designed by Dr Jamie Swanson. It includes some handy details on various alternatives [...]

Did you know?

The practice employs over 30 staff. As well as the doctors and nurses who do the clinical work, there are practice managers, reception and admin staff, medical secretaries, and even an IT department.
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