Community Health Services

District Nurses (01620 897016)

(or out of hours by calling the Edington Cottage Hospital on 01620 897040/41). There are two district nurses, two staff nurses and one community phlebotomist.

Community Midwife (07903 969580 Wednesday’s only, 01620 642707 all other times)

There is a community midwife who holds antenatal and postnatal clinics. She makes regular visits to expectant mothers and to mothers and babies for 10 days after birth. A midwife is always on call and can be contacted through Roodlands switchboard by calling 0131 242 2657 out-of-hours.

Health Visitors (01620 897038/897014)

The team offers support and advice on:

• Babies and children

• Parenthood

• Pregnancy

Clinics/classes are available for:

• Child development clinics by appointment

• Childhood immunisations by appointment on Monday mornings. Immunisation clinics are run by a team of
  nurses who cover the whole of East Lothian

• Bumps and Babies at Gullane Health Centre every Thursday term time between 11.00 am and 12.00 pm

  for under 1’s

Scales are available in the waiting area, North Berwick, which parents may use for babies under a year old.