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Other Local Health Services

For less serious health problems and complaints, there are alternatives to consulting your GP.

Find out more about other health services and experts who can help you in Muirhouse and North Edinburgh.

Minor Injuries

Minor Injuries clinic at the Western General Hospital

Open 8am to 9pm 7 days a week.

Able to treat cuts, burns, sprains, simple fractures and much more.

Pharmacy Minor Ailments Service

FREE advice and medicines at participating pharmacies.

For children, over 60s and those receiving benfits - ask your local pharmacist about eligibility.


Advice line for muscle and joint problems.

Call 0800 917 9390 Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm

Practice Nurse

Our experienced nurses can deal with a wide range of minor illnesses, wound care, immunisations and some are able to prescribe medications

Speak to Reception to make an appointment


Eye and vision problems are best dealt with by an optician.

visit Pennywell Opticians on Pennywell Road or call 0131 332 0387.

Sexual Health

Craigroyston Health Clinic operates a drop-in on Tue from 9.15am to 11.30am

Local pharmacies are able to provide FREE emergency contraception.

Change Grow Live North West Recovery Service

Located at the North West Partnership Centre on 8 West Pilton Gardens.

Drop-in Mon - Thu from 1pm to 4pm or call 0131 469 5044 for help

Pilton Community Health Project

Counselling, healthy eating, exercise, parenting support and more

Call 0131 551 1671 for more information or visit

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