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Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Spring 2014 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. We’re doing something a little bit different with this issue of the newsletter, in that the back page has been taken over by an informational flowchart designed by Dr Jamie Swanson. It includes some handy details on various alternatives [...]

Training for Carers

Below is information about free training and group work for carers put together by VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian). According to VOCAL, evaluation of previous events shows that carers feel more confident and better able to cope following participation on events. All of the courses listed below can be booked online at carerstraining.co.uk or [...]

No Smoking Day 2014

In 2014, Wednesday 12th March is No Smoking Day in the UK. The theme for No Smoking Day this year is V for Victory – in the battle against cancer we can help you win. If you would like local help to quit smoking, there are several options open to you. You can choose to [...]

Forthcoming Departure of Dr Fraser Uytman

Dr Fraser Uytman is to move to a new post at the beginning of April and his last day with us in the Practice will be Wednesday 26th March 2014. Dr Uytman has been with the Practice since August 2008 when he commenced his GP “training” year with us. He will be very much missed [...]

Winter 2013-14 Newsletter

The Winter 2013/14 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. Learn a little bit about the next phase of the Detect Cancer Early Campaign on lung cancer, make sure you know your OOHs contacts should you need medical help of advice over the holiday season, read about how we’re [...]

Planning ahead for your prescriptions

Bruntsfield Medical Practice will be closed all day over the forthcoming Christmas and New Year public holidays. In Scotland, that means four full days over the two week festive period: Wednesday 25th December Thursday 26th December Wednesday 1st January Thursday 2nd December The Practice will be open as usual 8am-6pm on the Monday, Tuesday and [...]

Alcohol Awareness Week 2013

This year, Alcohol Awareness Week runs from 18-24 November 2013, and the Practice plans to focus on alcohol awareness for all patients attending the practice this week. If you have an appointment with a GP or Practice Nurse this week you will be given a questionnaire by the Reception team to fill out while you [...]

Autumn 2013 Newsletter

The Autumn 2013 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online. Meet the new doctors who have joined the practice in the last couple of months, and learn about this years flu vaccination programme. We also mention a new vaccination available for patients aged 70 or 79, as well as [...]


Patients should be aware that there have been some cases of measles in the Edinburgh and West Lothian areas, and NHS Scotland is strongly advising that those in the 10-17 years age group follow the recent advice to have their full MMR course or a booster jag, as appropriate. Patients coming into contact with suspected [...]

Art in Healthcare update

In April 2011 we posted an article about a charity called Art in Healthcare. Art in Healthcare is a small national charity that was set up as Paintings in Hospitals Scotland in 1991 and became Art in Healthcare in 2005. They are particularly interested in how the promotion of health and wellbeing can be achieved [...]

Did you know?

Red meat can play a valuable part in a balanced diet as a good source of vitamins and minerals. Iron from red meat is easier for the body to absorb than iron from non-animal sources. Other valuable sources include dried apricots, green leafy vegetables, and fortified wholegrain cereals.
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