NHS Lothian is responsible for the care of patients outwith surgery hours.
In a life-threatening emergency, please phone the emergency services by dialling
If you require urgent medical treatment or advice, phone NHS 24 on 111
The person who answers will take relevant details and offer advice, if appropriate,
or a consultation at a local base - likely to be Roodlands Hospital Out-Patient Dept
in Haddington or the New Royal Infirmary. A home visit will be arranged if this
is required on medical grounds.
call 999 in an emergency
chest pains and/or shortness of breath constitute an emergency