You should contact your NHS health board if you think you should have received an invitation to your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment by now, or if you have lost your invitation letter. You can do this by phone or by completing an online form.
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)
If you or your relative or someone you care for is in this groups you / they will receive an invitation from us, either by letter or by phone to have your vaccination here at the practice.
We understand that there is concern that some people in this cohort have not yet been invited for vaccination either at the practice or at home.
You may also be concerned that someone you know in a lower priority group has been invited to be vaccinated at a mass vaccination centre ahead of your own vaccination appointment.
Invitations to mass vaccination centres are being administered nationally and are separate from the GP programme. Those letters can be sent out quite far ahead of appointments. Our contact with you will be much closer to the date of your appointment as our clinic dates are arranged when each delivery of vaccine arrives.
However, we can assure you we are vaccinating as fast as vaccine supplies allow and everyone eligible for vaccination here will be invited to attend as soon as possible.
We are very grateful for your patience while you wait your turn.
For more information about the vaccination programme please see
This age group has now been added to the Scottish Government’s Seasonal Flu Programme.
Please contact Inveresk Medical Practice to be offered an appointment we have clinics on week beginning 7th December and week beginning 14th December. Please phone for an appointment ASAP. 0300 790 6288
Visit www.nhsinform.scot/flu or call 0800 22 44 88 to find out about getting the flu vaccine
The arrangement for flu vaccinations have changed this year to enable COVID -19 restrictions to operate. They are as follows:
Inveresk Medical Practice
Patients Aged 65 and above (anyone born or on before 31/03/1956)
Patients in this group will receive their flu vaccine from the practice please call Reception on 0300 790 6288 between 11am – 5.30pm to arrange an appointment. Please wear a face covering when you attend your appointment and wear a short sleeved top under your jacket for ease of vaccination. Please don’t arrive early for your appointment.
Under 65 Patients who are on the “At Risk” Register
Vaccine clinics for this group of patients will take place at CWIC in the Musselburgh Primary Care Centre. . Eligible patients will receive a letter inviting them to make an appointment for this clinic. Please telephone HERE The Inveresk Medical Practice–0300 790 6288 to arrange your appointment.
AGED 12 – 18 YEARS on “At Risk Register”
Please call the practice to arrange an appointment – 0300 790 6288
You will receive a letter with an appointment from Child Health with details on where and when you are to attend for the nasal flu. The nasal flu for Under 5’s is NOT being administered at the practice this year.
Please note that patients aged 18-65 “ AT RISK” or aged 65 and over can also receive their vaccine from pharmacies – contact your pharmacy for further information.