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Change of Address

Have you changed your address or phone number recently? Please remember to let us know. We find often that the phone numbers given to us initially when patients register are not up-to-date when we try to make contact.

Out of Hours


During these times if you telephone 0131-663-1051 you will be given information on how to contact the out of hours service.



For routine appointments please telephone 0131-663-1051. The receptionist will give you the first available appointment with the doctor of your choice.



Home Visits


The doctors will visit patients who cannot manage to attend the Medical Centre. For routine house calls, please telephone 0131-663-1051 (preferably before 10.00 am) and leave your information with the receptionist.


Are you a carer? Or do you think you might be a carer? Do you have someone who looks after you?

Please let us know if you have recently taken on this role so that we can add you to our Carer's register. It also means that you will be eligible for a free flu vaccination over the winter to protect yourself and the person you are looking after...

If you would like any information or advice please contact Claire at VOCAL on 0131 663 6869

Did you know...

The Practice has recently started a Patient Participation Group to work along with the GP's and practice staff to provide a patient persepective on the healthcare services we offer to the community.

If you would like to be part of this group please contact Sandra Allan, Practice Manager either in writing to Blackcot. Mayfield Dalkeith Midlothian EH22 4AA or by phone 0131 561 9215.

The Practice Manager Mrs Sandra Allan is responsible for the management and administration of the practice. Her team of receptionists, secretaries and administrative staff carry out the administration and reception duties required in the organisation of the practice. Sandra would be happy to hear your views and suggestions about the services provided by the Practice. Her direct telephone number is 0131 561 9215.



Dr Hilary M Ansell (f)
Aberdeen 1997
Dr Paul Bailey (m)
BSc(Hons) BM MRCP MRCGP Southampton 2001
Dr Avril Glencross (f)

Glasgow 1980  MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, FP Cert

Dr Rachel Morrison (f)
Edinburgh 1988 (Part time)
Dr Laura Chiwanda (f)

Glasgow 1980 MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

Dr Aldrich Ma (m)
Phlippines 1998
Dr Iain Morrison (m)
MBChB nMRCGP Aberdeen 2004
Dr Elizabeth Read (f)

Glasgow 2003 MB ChB

Dr Anna Gaskell (f)

University of Edinburgh 2007


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Dr Gillian Henderson (f)
Dr Alison Binns (f)
Dr Sarah Wright (f)
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