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Welcome to Glen Mor Surgery

We are a four partner group practice in the West Highland town of Fort William and we have a list of over 5,500 patients who are largely concentrated in the communities of Fort William, Caol and Corpach. We are situated in west end of the Great Glen, close to Ben Nevis and 3 miles from the Aonach Mor Ski Centre. 

Our purpose built premises, the Fort William Health Centre which is near the Lochaber High School is shared by all the three town practices as well as District Nurses, Dietitians, Chiropody, Community Dentist, Child Health, Physiotherapy, Community Mental Health Team, Learning Disability, etc. 

Physiotherapy / Muscle and joint problems

Most muscle and joint problems get better themselves. For advice and self management click here.

If you feel you need to see a physiotherapist we now have appointments in the Surgery.

Our physiotherapist can be booked directly through the Practice appointments system. She will assess patients without the need for you to see a Doctor first.

PHARMACY FIRST

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Pharmacies can provide information on many conditions and can provide treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections and impetigo without prescription.

You can also access emergency contraception, treatment for thrush and minor ailments for children.

Registering for minor ailments at your local pharmacy allows free access to some medication for children.

Contact information

 To contact us please phone 01397 703773 in the first instance.  For appointments call from 8.30am.


Email, which is checked only once a day, is not suitable for clinical enquiries or prescription requests but can be used for administrative requests, feedback or general information requirements.  

If you have been asked to send a photograph please make sure it is medium format, not high resolution or very large size (ideally no more than 0.5Mb) and include your name and date of birth and the name of the GP who requested it if known.  

email:  nhsh.gp55610-reception@nhs.scot

IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY EMAILED THE PRACTICE PLEASE NOTE THE PRACTICE EMAIL ADDRESS HAS CHANGED (07/09/20)



Please consider signing up for online services to book and manage appointments or request prescriptions.  Do not use email for this please.

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Change of name/address details

If you have changed your name/address please fill in this form ensuring all persons over the age of 12 have signed the form and return to the surgery either in person or via email on nhsh.gp55610-reception@nhs.scot 

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Guide to GP services during the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Vaccination Information

 

 

COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME – LOCHABER

 

Vaccination against COVID-19 is being rolled out across Highland and Argyll and Bute. 86% of the adult population

have received their first dose.

 

Drop-in clinics

The following drop-in clinics are open to people aged 18-39 who have not yet received their FIRST DOSE of vaccine.

 

Caol Community Centre, Glenkingie Street,

Caol, Fort William, PH33 7DS

 

Tuesday 13th July – Between 0900-1200 and 1230-1430

Wednesday 14th July – Between 1200-1500 and 1530-1830

 

 

Please attend if you have not received an appointment or you were unable to attend your scheduled appointment.

 

Drop-in clinics do not require an appointment and you can arrive at any time during opening hours.

 

Please be advised that you may have a short wait when you arrive depending on demand.

 

Please wear loose clothing / short sleeves.

 

 

These clinics are not available to people who require a second dose.

 

For more information about the Coronavirus Vaccine, please visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine

 

Missed Covid Vaccine Appointments

 

If you have not yet been invited to attend for your Covid vaccination please follow this link. https://www.nhsinform.scot/.../missing-appointment-details

 

 

Covid vaccination passports/status certificates

 

Please do not contact the Practice to ask for a Covid vaccination passport or status certificate as we are unable to provide any standard document. International certification standards have not yet been agreed. The Scottish Government is working with the other UK Nations and with the World Health Organisation to agree future COVID certification requirements for international travel. As part of this, they are developing a technical solution that could allow people to access their COVID vaccination status directly.