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University Health Service
Richard Verney Health Centre 6 Bristo Square Edinburgh EH8 9AL
Tel: 0131 650 2777
Fax: 0131 662 1813
Out of Hours: NHS 24 Tel: 111

Patient Registrations for 29th September 2015

Our Practice list is FULL at present therefore we are unable to register any new patients for the time being.  We do apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you are a Temporary Resident or any of your family is currently registered at this Practice then please speak to reception staff on the 3rd floor.
It is still possible for you to receive medical care but you will require to register with another GP practice for this.
To obtain details on these practices and others registering locally to your home address you can call NHS Lothian on 0131 275 7038 or check online at

The Health Centre will be closed on Friday 25th and Monday 28th December 2015 and also on Friday 1st and Monday 4th January 2016.  Please make sure you order your repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

There are a lot of building works around the Health Centre at the moment due to redevelopment of Bristo Square.  This work has an impact on walking routes and bus stops around the building, please take this into consideration when coming to the Health Centre. We are still open Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm during the building works


If you are to be here for over 3 months (and living within our practice boundary. We will also register University of Edinburgh students living in student accommodation in Holyrood Road) then you should register with a GP as soon as you arrive in the UK.  The University Health Service, Richard Verney Health Centre usually registers each day Monday to Friday from  2pm till 4pm.   If you are here for less than 3 months then you can NOT be registered but you will be seen if an emergency arises.  For further details/registration forms and items we need to see to register students see)



Call free on 111
NHS 24 is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 
This is also the number to call when the surgery is closed.



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