Howden Health Centre, Howden Road West, Livingston, West Lothian. Tel. 01506 423800

Consultation Service

This has replaced our appointment system. Phone us, and a clinician will return your call to see how we can help

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Nursing Team

Book an appointment with our Nursing Team

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NHS Minor Ailment Service

Visit your community pharmacy for help and advice

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Repeat Prescriptions

Order repeat prescriptions online

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May Holiday


Howden will be closed for the Mayday holiday on Monday the 2nd of May 2015. The practice will be open up until 6pm on Friday the 29th of April, and will reopen on Tuesday the 3rd of May at 8am for business as usual. If you require help with any urgent medical problem during this period, please […]

GP Changes

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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.

Online Prescriptions


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 […]



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GUM and Family Planning


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 […]

Opening hours (Mon-Fri)

Health Centre: 08.00 - 18.00hrs.

GP consulting: 08.30 - 17.30hrs

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