Welcome to The Southern Medical Group

We provide comprehensive NHS primary care services to help you manage your health and well-being.

Our aim is to provide a high quality, caring and personal healthcare service to our whole patient population by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a highly qualified and trained multi-professional integrated primary Healthcare Team
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment, using technological advances in healthcare systems for our patient’s benefit
  • CCTV is in operation in and around the surgery building.This is for the purpose of crime prevention and public safety, and our equipment complies with the Data Protection Service.

Public facing video explaining ‘shielding’ ACP conversations

Dr Paul Baughan, a GP in Forth Valley and National Clinical Lead with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, has made this short video to explain the importance of care planning conversations for those most vulnerable to coronavirus infection. If you require more information on care planning conversations, visit this section of the NHS Inform website.

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News & Announcements

Training of staff

Staff Training

Along with other practices in the city, the practice closes on certain Wednesday afternoon’s. This is for staff training. During

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Patients phoning with COVID 19 seeking advice should now not phone the practice but should phone NHS111, someone should return their call between 1-4 hours.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Across Lothian, vaccination of the following groups of people is taking place at GP Practices:

  • People over 80 years of age
  • People aged  75-79
  • People who are clinically extremely vulnerable (shielding)

For more information about the vaccination programme please see NHS Lothian’s Vaccine Hub on their website and NHS Inform

Contacting us

Due to COVID19 the clinical staff are working in a very different way, you will be asked to leave your number so one of the clinical team can call you back. It is really important that you provide us with the correct number so we can contact you. Please be advised that the clinical team will only try to contact you twice throughout the day, if they are unsuccessful they will text you to advise you of this and ask you to contact us again should you need to.

Are you due a review appointment?

These appointments are currently not being offered until we have further guidance.


With the recent outbreak of COVID19 the practice are trying to reduce non essential footfall to the practice.

Please make all repeat prescription requests online via Patient Services by post or phone on 0131 664 8999

NHS Inform

For the most up to date information on the coronavirus outbreak and for advice go to NHS Inform.

There is also a dedicated Coronavirus Helpline on
0800 028 2816

Do not go to your GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you think you may have coronavirus. Stay at home, avoid close contact with other people.