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No Smoking Day 2015

Wednesday 11th March 2015 is No Smoking Day in the UK. In 2015, the campaign is all about being Proud to be a Quitter, and ‘Quitters’ as people to be admired. They recognise that smokers each have their own reasons for wanting to quit and they’ve used ex-smokers and their key motivations for quitting. Their [...]

Winter 2014/15 Newsletter

The Winter 2014/15 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. In this issue we are saying farewell to Practice Nurse Gail Aitchison and welcoming our new Nurse Pauline Tang. We also have a look at the Scottish Share register and you can read about an Arctic trek for charity [...]

O Christmas Tree

The Practice Christmas Tree went up in the waiting room today, and everyone in the Practice was delighted with the surprise help that we had in the form of Rebecca MacArthur, daughter of Practice Nurse Angela MacArthur. We are all very envious of Rebecca (pictured left) who took full advantage of Save the Children’s Christmas [...]

Farewell to Practice Nurse Gail Aitchison

We are saddened to report that Nurse Gail Aitchison has left Bruntsfield Medical Practice to take up a new position at another practice. Gail has been a truly dedicated and professional asset to our team over the last 15 years. In addition to being an excellent Practice Nurse, and a source of great support to [...]

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, [...]

Did you know?

Drinking alcohol can cause high blood pressure. Drinking heavily on a regular basis will put your blood pressure up and increase your weight. The recommended limits are 3 units a day for men, and 2 units a day for women, with 2 alcohol free days a week. For more information visit: www.bhsoc.org
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