Merchiston Surgery

Urgent Care Teams

Urgent Care

A number of organisations can offer supplementary help for people in their own homes. These are only available via referral from your Doctor or via your specialist:

Intensive Service Team

Crisis team for individuals with acute mental health issues requiring urgent

Community Intermediate Care Team

Team to support hospital discharges in order to help patients regain and maintain
maximum freedom in their homes

Rapid Response Team

Emergency assistance following discharge from hospital and to help prevent
discharge from hospital