Health services in East Lothian

We work closely with NHS Lothian to improve health for all ages and stages in East Lothian.

The NHS provides many services in the county and a range of services on a regional basis. This page provides information about them.

Urgent medical advice

If you have a medical emergency and your GP's practice is closed, you can contact NHS 24 on 08454 242424.

Other services

Counsellors: information packs are available from your GP and other health care staff working in health centres. Just ask for information on counselling services.

Practice nurses: practice nurses are based in GP surgeries and provide a range of nursing and treatment room services. 

School nurses: you can contact your child's school nurse by phoning 0131 536 8192 or speaking to a guidance teacher or the school secretary and asking them to contact the school nurse for you.

NHS Inform

NHS inform is Scotland's National Health Information service providing information and advice on medical conditions, common health queries, NHS services, national campaigns and links to local NHS board websites.