NHS DIGITAL SHARING OPT OUT - we would like to reassure our patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS Digital does NOT include any patients registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital provide services in ENGLAND so are not able to access any data held in Scotland. You are not required to opt out as your data is already safe. We take patient confidentiality extremely seriously and safeguards are in place to protect this, including when data is used for research. Further information on how NHS Scotland handles your personal information is on the NHS Inform website How the NHS handles your personal health information : NHS Inform

Useful Links

This page suggests links to health-related websites. Please note that these links are to external websites and Leith Mount Surgery has no control over the content of these sites.

Caution: The information contained in these sites should not be relied upon for making medical decisions. Any medical decisions should be made in consultation with your GP. Please see our disclaimer for further information.


Please click on website addresses for more information:


Alcohol problems help site -

Anxiety and Depression - iThrive Edinburgh

Arthritis -

Asthma -

Autism -

Cancer -

Cervical Cancer -

Coeliac Disease -

Crohn's Disease -

Cystic Fibrosis -

Deafness -

Dementia -

Diabetes -

Down's Syndrome -

Enuresis (bedwetting) -

Epilepsy -

Eczema -

Gastroenterology -

Health Information -

Heart Health -

Insomnia and Poor Sleep - Silvercloud 

What is SilverCloud?

SilverCloud provides confidential and secure access anywhere, anytime, to evidence-based, online programmes. These can help teach you techniques to help with poor sleep or stress, including those relating to Covid-19. They can also build resilience (emotional health and wellbeing). Based on cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, and positive psychology, SilverCloud is very interactive and flexible. It can be used on your phone or tablet device so that you always have access to it.

Self referral available. Leaflet here:  Silvercloud document

Lyme Disease -

Medical Advice -

Menopause -

Mental Health -  -  Mental Health Info. & Self-Help Resources (Click here) - Please also see the Mental Health section in "Further Information" above

Motor Neurone Disease -

Multiple Sclerosis -

Parkinson's Disease -

Smoking - or - Local NHS stop smoking services

Sudden Infant Death Sydrome -


Although care has been taken in compiling and checking information contained in this site, links are made to other sites for the sole purpose of providing access to information and the information in those linked sites may not have been checked by Leith Mount Surgery. In relation to information contained in these sites, Leith Mount Surgery shall not be held responsible, or in any way liable, for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies, whether arising from negligence or otherwise, or for any consequences thereof. The information contained in these linked sites should not be relied upon for making medical or other decisions for treatments or otherwise. Any medical or other decisions should be made in consultation with your doctor.

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