Staff News

We are pleased to welcome two GP colleagues to Dedridge Medical Group. Dr Satwant Panesar is our new GP Partner, and Dr Joel Homfray joins us as a Salaried GP.

Flu Immunisation Update / COVID -19 Winter Booster

Winter vaccinations 2022

The Scottish Government has announced that people aged 65 and over will be first in line for their winter vaccinations.

Texts, emails or letters with appointment times are being issued to those aged 65 and over in Lothian and will arrive no later than 13 September.

Appointments for all other priority groups will be made available as the programme progresses people in those groups should wait until they are contacted or called forward.

If you are unsure if you are eligible for the flu vaccination and/or the COVID19 winter booster, you can check this via NHS Inform. You can also contact the National Vaccination Helpline on 0800 030 8013 for assistance.

More information on the winter vaccination programme can be found at NHS Inform and on NHS Lothian’s website.

*UPDATE*

Our understanding is that clinics are going to be as follows:

West Calder (Wednesday’s & Thursday’s up to 4pm)
Carmondean (Monday’s & Tuesday’s up to 4pm)
Strathbrock (everyday)
Howden (Saturday)
Livingston Designer Outlet (everyday)

Please don’t phone the practice as we don’t have any additional information for the moment.
Please keep an eye on our website or NHS inform