Health Visitors Tel 0131 312 2164
The Health Visitor team can assist with any developmental, social or physical concerns in children under the age of 5. The Health Visitors also help to support families at times of difficulty. The Health Visitors make contact visits to newborns and newly registered children under 5, and organise routine childhood immunisations.
Working hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Telephone: 0131 312 2164 . Please leave a message on the answering machine and one of the Health Visitors will call you back as soon as possible.
District Nurses Tel 0131 441 9128
The District nursing team provide nursing services in the community and especially to the housebound. The District Nurses can arrange dressings, injections, incontinence and catheter services.
Contact details – Please contact the District Nurse team on 0131 441 9128. If the nurses are out visiting, please leave a message on the answering machine and somebody will call you back as soon as possible.
Working hours – the District Nurses work from 08:00am to 4:30pm. For out of hours district nursing services please contact NHS24 on 111.
Community Midwives Tel 536 9847
Our community midwives usually run clinics on a Monday afternoon at Allermuir Health Centre. Your midwife will arrange your appointments with you.
If you are newly pregnant or have just moved into the area and are pregnant you can now self-refer for antenatal care by telephoning 0131 536 2009 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. If you prefer to see a GP to discuss your antenatal care, please make a routine appointment via Reception.