Welcome to the Dalhousie Medical Practice website where we hope you will benefit from a user friendly layout and information about our healthcare services. You can also find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.
Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism.
The practice normally agrees to accept all patients requesting to join its list. We do not discriminate on grounds of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, appearance, social class, religion, disability or medical condition.
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
For the latest information regarding Coronavirus please go to www.NHSInform.scot
If you have a cough, fever or shortness of breath and have just been to any of these places in the last 14 days: China, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan or Macau STAY INDOORS AND PHONE YOUR GP OR NHS24 (111) FOR ADVICE.
If you have been to Wuhan or Hubei Province China in the last 14 days STAY INDOORS AND CALL THE HELPLINE ON 0800 028 2816, even if you do not have symptoms.
New telephone number from 11 September 2019
After many months of problems with our telephone system we are moving to another supplier in September. From 11 September our new number will be 0131 370 3999. If you dial the old number after this date you will hear a recorded message advising of or new number.
Changes to Gabapentin and Pregabalin Prescriptions
Changes to the law surrounding the supply of medicines coming into force from 1 April 2019 mean that prescriptions for Gabapentin and Pregabalin will be more tightly controlled.
Prescriptions will only be valid for 28 days from the date printed and must be dispensed by a pharmacy within this time.
The practice may have to reduce the supply on prescription to 28 days to comply with the law.
You will need to request a prescription every 28 days.
Lost prescriptions will not be replaced.
Prescriptions may not be issue early.
We are no longer able to offer cryotherapy treatment for warts and verruca. We have created a Patient Information leaflet for self help. Warts & Verruca
The health centre was completed in May 2005 and is fully compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act. It is a two-storey building with a lift, widened doorways, automatic front doors and disabled toilets.
One Click Away
You can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription or sending us your comments are both just a click away. And if you’re not yet registered with us you can download the necessary forms here too.
We also have a text reminder service. If you wish us to send text reminders, or invite you in for screening (e.g. seasonal flu vaccination) please tell a member of the reception team and provide us with your mobile phone number to take advantage of this service. You can opt out of this service at any time.
You are also able to order repeat prescriptions on-line. Please complete a form at reception.
Minor Illness and NHS24
Click on the link below to access advice on minor illness and contacting NHS24 for advice.
(Site updated 12/02/2020)