On February 18th 2015 the Practice introduced a new consultation service for our patients. This model enabled a patient to speak with a doctor the same day as telephoning the Practice, and also allowed face-to-face contact with a doctor when this was needed. We had introduced this new approach to improve patient access to our doctors. This remains a key focus for […]
Dr David Maxwell and Dr Assif Ali will stop working at Howden from mid March 2016. Both have been GP partners at the practice since 2001 and 2003 respectively. Each plans to continue to work in primary care elsewhere in Lothian. In the meantime, the practice has advertised for replacement GPs. Watch this space for updates.
Manage your repeat prescriptions online! We have introduced a service called Vision Online Services. This lets you interact with the practice using the Internet at your convenience, even when we are closed. You will need to have an email address, and you must register with the practice to access this service. If you are interested in this […]
ARE YOU A CARER? Carers are people who look after a partner, husband or wife, son or daughter, relative or friend with a disability or illness. Carers are family members or friends who look after someone without pay or financial reward. Anyone looking after a person with an illness or disability, whatever their situation, is […]
The GUM and Family Planning Clinics at Howden Health Centre have changed! All clinics now operate as an Integrated Sexual Health Service combining GUM and Family Planning. The service provides a combination of Walk-In and Booked Clinics. If you can, please phone to make an appointment as the Walk-In clinics have limited capacity. Booked appointments […]