Sep 172020
 

The Autumn 2020 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

This quarter we update you on some of the changes that have happened in the Practice in the last 6 months, we talk about how the Practice is working in the midst of COVID-19 and mention the forthcoming flu vaccination season.

Dec 192019
 

The Winter 2019-20 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice Newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we remind eligible patients that the flu vaccination is still available, we go over a few things to remember if you plan to hand in a sample, and we let our patients know about the services our Practice Integrated Care Pharmacist can offer.

Sep 272019
 
Autumn 2019 newsletter

The Autumn 2019 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

This quarter we remind everyone that it’s flu vaccination season again, as well as invite you all to read our FAQ. We also say goodbye to Karen Kirk, our longstanding CPN as well as encourage regular users of our website to subscribe.

Mar 282019
 
spring 2019 newsletter

The spring 2019 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

This quarter we introduce you to Dr Hannah Crowley, who is starting her GP specialism training with us, and we remind women aged 50-70 registered with the Practice that it’s nearing time for their 3-yearly breast screening check. For that and more, click the thumbnail.

Jun 262018
 

Summer 2018 Newsletter The summer 2018 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we inform you of who is taking over Dr Carswell’s patients while she is off on maternity leave, and we wish Practice Nurse Jennie Waddell a happy forthcoming retirement. We update those who took part in one of our ‘handling test results’ questionnaires on some of the results and what we did with them, and we announce our new phone system and some of the new features that will be added over the coming months.

Mar 232018
 

Spring 2018 Newsletter The spring 2018 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this quarter’s issue we announce some changes to the reception team, as well as say hello to our new GP specialist trainee, Dr Collinson. We also remind people, ahead of the summer, to book their travel appointments with our Practice Nurses at least 6 weeks before departing, and we talk about the increasing use of signposting in Primary Care.

Dec 132017
 

Winter 2017 Newsletter The winter 2017 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this quarter’s issue we say goodbye to a couple of our long serving members of admin staff in the Practice, and we advise all our patients to be ‘health-wise this winter’ with some hints and tips from the NHS Scotland campaign on how to keep well this winter. And if you are so inclined we ask that you complete our questionnaire on how we handle test results.

Sep 222017
 

Autumn 2017 Newsletter The autumn 2017 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

As usual with the autumn issue of our quarterly newsletter, we go into the details of the seasonal flu vaccination programme to make sure we reach as many of our eligible patients as possible. If you’re eligible to get the flu jab, or you know someone else with the Practice who is, have a read of the details and make sure you make your appointment.

We also remind patients of the rules of our open surgeries and let you know of an opportunity to get involved in how we develop our new telephone system.

Jun 262017
 

Sumer 2017 Newsletter The summer 2017 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we update parents on the current status regarding pre-school booster vaccinations being done in the Practice. We also remind you about the NHS Scotland resource ‘Know Who To Turn To’ which helps you figure out the best service to use when you need to access the healthcare sector. And don’t forget to wish Dr MacSorley some congratulations on his new role within the Practice.

Mar 302017
 

Spring 2017 Newsletter The spring 2017 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we re-introduce everyone to SPIRE, we talk about our new turnaround time for repeat prescriptions, and we have news on the service we provide for the treatment of warts and veruccas. Just click on the thumbnail above for all that and more.

Dec 212016
 

Winter 2016 Newsletter The Winter 2016-17 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we give you a little advice on how to stay “Healthwise this Winter” and make sure you “know who to turn to” when you need medical assistance. We also remind everyone that the car park next to the Practice is for staff only, and talk about appropriate use of home visits.

Sep 232016
 

Autumn 2016 Newsletter The Autumn 2016 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we go over some of the information that has already been on the website recently relating to the changes we’ve made to our registrations process for potential new patients. Our registrations page has also been updated this week to reflect those changes.

We also go over the usual details for this year’s flu vaccination programme, and encourage all our eligible patients who haven’t yet made an appointment to get their flu jab to call or come in to the Practice and make their appointment today. We are running a couple of big flu vaccination clinics, and there are still appointment available to be booked.

Jun 282016
 

Summer 2016 Newsletter The Summer 2016 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue let you know about some changes to the age ranges in the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme, and introduce you to the Scottish Primary Care Information Source. We also talk a little about hospital waiting times, and how to get information if you’re currently waiting on an appointment following a referral.

Mar 212016
 

Spring 2016 Newsletter The Spring 2016 issue of the Bruntsfield Medical Practice newsletter is now available to read online.

In this issue we bid farewell to Dr Rowan, who leaves the Practice in early April for a new opportunity up in Aberdeen. We let the women aged 50-70 years old that the next round of breast cancer screening is currently underway, and we are finally able to announce the start of our text messaging service, so keep an eye on your mobile for an introductory message soon.