St Bernards Well 

Green Practice

Stockbridge Health Centre

1 India Pl, Edinburgh, EH3 6EH

Appointments 0131 260 9226
Enquiries 0131 260 9227
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Appointments

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have amended how we operate as a practice. We are no longer offering face-to-face appointments - urgent nor routine. Patients will instead be offered a telephone consultation with a doctor or nurse (if appropriate). In most cases, concerns can be discussed over the phone - including medication reviews, anxiety or depression, treatment for suspected UTI, etc. If you feel like your concern needs to be seen in person, you will still be booked in for telephone consultation and the clinician will invite you into the practice at their discretion. 

At the moment, we cannot say when our normal services will resume. We can only adhere to the government guidance which is being updated constantly. Rest assured, we'll be here if you need us. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter as these sources are best for keeping up-to-date with practice news and advice.

The appointment line 260 9226 is open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.30pm. Please use this line to make, cancel, change or check the time of an appointment.

You will be offered the first available appointment with the doctor you ask for. If your problem is urgent, please explain this to the receptionist.

When you are booking your appointment, the reception staff will ask if you "can give an indication of your symptoms" - this is authorised by the doctors and it is hoped that you will co-operate with this request but are quite free to say no.

All staff are bound by rules of confidentially and the information is used simply to ensure that you are given the most appropriate healthcare professional within an appropriate timescale - e.g. chest pains/breathing difficulties would be offered a sooner appointment or referred to hospital.

Our doctors are of course general practitioners, and cover many areas, but they also each have an area(s) in which they specialise and the receptionist will try and guide you to the that individual if you are able to inform them of the reason for the appointment e.g. Dr Sayers has experience in dermatology, Dr Gilson is able to administer joint injections and Dr Martin is able to fit contraceptive coils, etc.

The appointment line opens daily at 8.30am and can be very busy with people trying to get through early. Please only phone at this time if you need to see a doctor that day. If you are looking to make an appointment on a future date, please call later in the day.

Appointments can usually be made up to 8 weeks in advance.

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