Opening Hours

Morningside Opening Hours

Our general opening hours are:

Monday to Friday 0800-1800.

However, we close for staff training on Tuesdays 1330-1430.

We are also closed on public holidays - please see below for the specific dates.

When We Are Closed

Morningside Medical Practice provides care to our patients between Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:00. 

NHS24 operates out with these times and they can be contacted on by calling Freephone 111.

Please note that NHS Lothian is responsible for this service.

In an emergency you should call 999

Public Holiday Closure Dates


  • Monday 25th December - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26th December - Boxing Day


  • Monday 1st January - New Year's Day Public Holiday
  • Tuesday 2nd January - Public Holiday
  • Friday 29th March - Good Friday Public Holiday
  • Monday 1st April - Easter Monday Public Holiday
  • Monday 6th May - May Day Public Holiday
  • Monday 16th September - Autumn Public Holiday
  • Wednesday 25th December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26th December Boxing Day


  • Wednesday 1st January - New Year's Day Public Holiday
  • Thursday 2nd January - Public Holiday


Life Threatening Conditions on 999

Always dial 999 for life-threatening conditions such as

Severe chest pain

Severe difficulty in breathing


Severe loss of blood

Severe burns or scalds


Suspected stroke

Fitting or concussion


Severe allergic reactions

The nearest Casualty Department is at the New Royal Infirmary, Little France.

The Casualty Department for children is at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Extended Hours Surgeries (Practice Nurses)

We offer routine appointments with our nurses out with our normal opening times of Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00. These appointments are on Tuesdays between 17:30 - 19:30.

These appointments are highly valued by our patients who have difficulty coming during our routine opening hours.

When attending these appointments, please go to the door on the right of the main entrance and ring the doorbell.

Our GP's also offer review appointments out with our normal opening times. However these are variable and flexible depending on the GP working hours.

Training Closures

The surgery is closed for 1 hour for staff training on Tuesdays from 13:30 - 14:30.

We are also closed on some afternoons from 13:00 for Practice Learning Time “PLT”, which will be advised in our banner section of the website.

Medical cover is provided by NHS 24 (Telephone 111) when the surgery is closed.