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2008-09-02 12:00:33

NHS leaders today said they were committed to building a new health and social centre in Firrhill and quashed rumours of financial problems. The new three-storey centre near Colinton will move two GP practices to one location, alongside district nurses and health visitors. It will also bring together other community services, such as the local social work office and an older people's day facility. The new building will be connected to the existing Firrhill Medical Centre on Colinton...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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