Community Link Worker,
to our practice team.
For more information
(Funded by the Scottish Goverment)
Elaine will support patients to identify the non-medical
problems that are impacting negatively on their lives.
GP’s and the Practice Nurse may refer patients for support for a wide variety of issues such as low mood, anxiety, social isolation, housing, adult learning or financial difficulties.
TEXT REMINDER SERVICE
**This Service is now available**
We will be sending out appointment updates and reminders by text message from the 26th of January 2018.
Please make sure your contact details are correct and update any mobile phone number changes with our receptionist.
From May 2018 we will need your consent to contact you via email and text message. In advance of these changes please either complete the form below or let out receptionist know you are happy for us to communicate with you in this way.
Please Click > SIGN UP FOR TEXT REMINDERS
IF YOU CAN NOT ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT PLEASE CANCEL IT BY CALLING THE PRACTICE ON
Our new Practice Manager
Derek Geddes joins the team at Southfield as Practice Manager.
Following Liz Shepherds retirement, Derek started with us in December.
Derek is from Burntisland and comes from a Retail and Healthcare background.
With over 17 years managerment experience and a passion for patient care, I hope you will join us in wishing him every success in his new role.
If you haven't already had your annual Flu Vaccine and you are 65+ or have
Chronic Heart Disease
Chronic Kidney Failure
Please make your appointment to have this done. Clinic appointments are still available. Call us on 0131 5497340
ST COLUMBA''S HOSPICE
WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OUR PATIENTS FOR BUYING THE BOOKS WE HAVE ON SHOW. YOU HELPED US RAISED
FOR ST COLUMBA''S HOSPICE IN NOVEMBER 2017.
A THANK YOU LETTER FROM THE HOSPICE IS ON SHOW IN OUR WAITING ROOM.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THIS CHARITY IT IS MUCH APPRECIATED.
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2018
SOUTHFIELD MEDICAL PRACTICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS
30/03/2018 (Good Friday)
02/04/2018 (Easter Sunday)
07/05/2018 (May Day BH)
26/12/2018 (Boxing Day)
01/01/2019 (New Year)
Have you recently been sent a BOWEL SCREENING KIT?
Did you complete and send it back. If you did not we would encourage you to do so. This is a very important test and is simple to complete. If you no longer have the screening kit you can request another by calling the
SCOTTISH BOWEL SCREENING
Helpline : 0800 0121 833.
APPOINTMENTS NOT ATTENDED
IF YOU FOUND IT DIFFICULT TO GET AN APPOINTMENT DURING THE MONTH OF
PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THAT
PATIENTS DID NOT ATTEND THEIR APPOINTMENT
IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT PLEASE PHONE AND CANCEL ON 0131 5497340
PROTECTED LEARNING AFTERNOONS
The surgery will be closed from 1pm on the following dates for Protected Learning.
Wednesday 7th February 2018
Wednesday 7th of March 2018
We will be offering extra early morning appointments in addition to the current range of appointments. There will be additional early morning appointments from 7.30am on a Monday. These will be bookable in advance.