Boroughloch Medical Practice

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Coronavirus Vaccine Helpline

Tel: 0800 030 8013 (between 8am and 8pm)
Read Important Information: the Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

We are pleased to have started our Covid 19 Vaccinations Clinics. We have been vaccinating in order of the priority groups, as listed here by NHS Scotland. If you fall into one of these groups, our team will contact you to arrange an appointment. There is no need for you to contact the practice as we will be in touch with those eligible.

All other groups will be offered appointments via Health Board run services by letter. If you have any questions about the COVID Vaccine, please see NHS Inform, or call the national helpline 0800 030 8013 which is open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

Calling all 18 to 29 year-olds: The Scottish Government now invites all 18-29 year olds to self-register for the COVID-19 vaccine by going online to or calling 0800 030 8013. If they apply online or call before Friday 4 June, appointment details will be sent to them by email or text. Those applying after that date will be sent their appointment details by letter.

Missed a Covid Vaccination Appointment?

You should contact NHS Scotland if you think you should have received an invitation to your Covid 19 vaccination appointment by now, or if you have lost your invitation letter. You can do this by telephone or by completing an online form. More information available here.

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus representation

All patients are asked to be aware of government advice concerning the Coronavirus (Covid 19). This advice may change from day to day. A host of information on the symptoms, on social distancing, shielding and, especially, on staying at home can be found directly via NHS Inform by following this link.

Help in a hurry

Need help in a hurry? NHS 24 can help. NHS 24 operates an out-of-hours phone service, providing help if the surgery is closed and you are too ill to wait until it re-opens. Call 111 any time, day or night.

Further speedy advice can be available from NHS Inform, the organisation which provides a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland. NHS Inform’s self-help guides allow you to check your symptoms online, get advice to manage your condition, and can signpost you to the right service.


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Vaccine for unpaid carers

From Monday 15 March, unpaid carers are able to self-register for the COVID-19 vaccine either online or through the vaccination help line. Please view the NHS Lothian website to gain information on who qualifies as an unpaid carer and what the self-registration process is like.

Mask Exemption Cards

Please note that the Practice does not provide mask exemption cards. However, helpful information about face coverings is available from the Scottish Government website

Flu Campaign 2020-21

NHS Scotland strongly recommends you get your flu vaccination. Please read on to find out how to get one. More information here.

Community Services

Boroughloch Medical Practice provides a wide range of advice on treatments and health care. But did you know that there are a lot of other expert health services that you can access without seeing your GP first?

Protect Scotland

The Protect Scotland app from NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect is a free, mobile phone app designed to help us protect each other and reduce the spread of coronavirus.

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    Minor ailments

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