Howden will be closed over the Easter public holidays. We will remain open until 6pm on Thursday the 18th of April, and will reopen on Tuesday the 23rd of April at 8.30am. If you have any urgent health issues over this weekend, you can contact NHS24 as usual on 111.
In collaboration with our Patient Participation Group, we are publishing our quarterly newsletters. Click below to open a copy, or pick up a paper copy when you are next in the Health Centre. Howden newsletter Edition 2 Spring 2019 Howden Newsletter Edition 1 Winter 2018 Howden Newsletter Edition 0 Autumn 2018
“What matters to you? Day on Wednesday 6 June 2018 Will you join the conversation? “What matters to you? Day is a Scotland wide campaign to encourage and support more meaningful conversations between people who provide health and social care and the people, families and carers who receive health and social care. The day provides […]
Our Commitment to your Privacy Access to Medical Records for Young Persons Aged 12 to 16 You as a young person have choices or rights and we will only ever use the details you share with us to help make your healthcare journey simpler or better. We will involve you as much as possible in […]
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Our Commitment to your Privacy Within Howden Medical Group Practice we have always taken Data Protection seriously. We believe the most important details are yours and that it is an integral part of our commitment to you that we keep the information that you share with us as safe as […]
The team at Howden have been recommending to our patients the Musculoskeletal Assessment and Triage Service (MATS) which has been up and running over the past 2-3 years in Lothian. It is not simply a self referral service for physiotherapy, but offers access to assessment and advice for many musculoskeletal problems, and may save you […]
We have sent our best wishes to Dr Gemma Provan as she starts her maternity leave this week. Dr Provan works part time as a salaried GP at Howden, and plans to return to work in 2019.
Howden is introducing a text message reminder service for patients with registered mobile phone numbers. With your consent, we can contact you via text message regarding your appointments and other more general information about our services. If you consent, your mobile phone number will be registered in your medical record on our computer system. If […]
If you have a foot problem which a podiatrist can help you with, please fill in an application form and return it to reception. The podiatry department will arrange an appointment for you, and contact you by post with a date and time. Forms are available at reception, or you can download a copy using […]