Welcome to Hermitage Medical Practice
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
COVID_19 Advice for the General Public
For general information and advice on COVID-19, patients should be directed to NHSInform website https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus
For patients looking for general advice but do not have symptoms, there is a NHS24 dedicated Novel Coronavirus Helpline on 0800 028 2816.
Please note that updated information is provided to NHSInform and is uploaded regularly.
Please DO NOT attend your GP Surgery if you have symptoms of a cough/cold/shortness of breathe/high temperature or flu like symptoms or if you have a loss or change in your sense of smell or taste. If you have any of these symptoms the current guidelines are to self isolate for 7 days.
There is a service which will allow you to order repeat prescriptions and book/cancel appointments online. This involves registration through us, so please let us know if you wish to do so and we can email you the link to proceed.
Text Messaging Communication
Both Practices are able to send you a text message to remind you to book your annual recalls. You can receive information by text message on your mobile phone regarding your healthcare.
What you need to do?
If you would like your practice to contact you via the text messaging service please make sure that we have a current mobile number for yourself or any family/household members.
Consent is implied if we have a registered mobile number for you, If you do not wish to receive these communications please contact the surgery who will update your records.
Article re. Relocation of Practices
Contrary to any recent newspaper reports, there are NO immediate plans to relocate premises, nor are there any plan to merge with Morningside Medical Practice. If you have any further concerns regarding this, please contact the Practice Manager.
Toys in the waiting room
Due to Health and Safety, the Practice has removed all toys and books from the waiting room. Please feel free to bring along your childs favourite toy for them to play with while they are at the surgery.
The practice offers free shingles vaccinations to eligible patients. To find out more about the vaccination, eligibility and the shingles virus please go to http://www.shinglesaware.co.uk