Appointments, Tests & Referrals


Doctors appointments are released at 8am every morning for the same day and also some for 48 hours ahead. Please call at 8am to book one of these appointments.

There is a handful of pre-bookable appointments for 2-3 weeks in advance.

Nurses appointments can be booked any time of day, Please note Elaine Andrews is the only nurse that currently does smears so these are a week in advance at the minute.

The surgery can give out test results over the phone. Please call for results between 4pm and 5pm.

Physio Self Referral

How to self-refer to physiotherapy

Edinburgh Community Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Out-Patient Service

Do you have a muscle or joint problem?

You will need to complete and send us a self-referral form

Forms and referral criteria can be found at or by scanning the QR code below:

Completed forms to be sent to:Physiotherapy Department Slateford Medical Centre 27 Gorgie Park Close Edinburgh EH14 1NQ

If your referral is not suitable for physiotherapy we will contact you to let you know.

For advice and self-care information that can help muscle and joint problems, visit

Ear Irrigation

Patients can now self refer themselves to an ear irrigation service.

Patients can do this by calling 0131 537 7205.

This service can be used for blocked ears or wax, they cant deal with ear infections.

Please note patient must use oil 7-10 prior to appointment.