Welcome to West End Medical Practice

West End Medical Practice are proud to serve our patients in Edinburgh.

Reception Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8am-6pm

Usual consultation times are:

7.30am – 8.30am (Wednesday & Friday)

8.30am – 11.00am

2.30pm – 5.20pm

Out of hours

Getting a Doctor out of normal surgery hours:
Telephone NHS 24 on 111
In an emergency call 999

Minor Injuries Unit

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Western General Hospital:
Open seven days a week from 9.00am to 9.00pm.
No appointment is necessary.


Dr Dean G Pope MB, ChB (Edinburgh) 1986, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Kirsten Macdonald MB, ChB (Aberdeen) 1991, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP
Dr Lindsay Kerr MB, ChB, (Dundee) 1997, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Catherine Smith MB ChB (Glasgow) 2003, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP
Dr Rory OConaire BSc, MB CHB (Aberdeen) 2005, MRCGP
Dr Caroline Davidson MBChB (Aberdeen) 2002, MRCP, MRCGP, DFSRH

GP Retainer

Dr Caroline Nelson MBChB (Dundee) 2006, MRCGP, DCH

GP Trainee

Julia Tapsfield MBChB (Liverpool) 2007, DTMH, DFSRH

Clinics & Services

Pharmacy, Community Physiotherapy, Community Nursing, Community Mental Health, Dietetics, Chiropody, Dental Services, Radiology and a range of consultant clinics.

Clinics & Services 

Change of Address

It is very important that we hold a correct address and telephone number for you. If either of these change please notify us. You may change your address on our online form.

Change deails 

Register with our practice

Our list for registering new patients is closed. Dependents of currently registered patients living at the same address, new births and visiting temporary residents within our Practice area who require immediate necessary care will still be accepted.


Repeat Prescriptions

Our patients are able to order repeat prescription items online. These items are listed on the right hand side of your repeat prescription computer slip.

Order prescriptions

West End Medical Practice