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Welcome to Glen Mor Surgery

We are a three 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  Drop-in clinics August 2021

 

If you have not received an appointment for COVID Vaccine you can attend the following drop in clinics. This can be for a 1st or 2nd dose vaccine (2nd doses require a minimum 8 weeks from 1st dose)
 
CAOL COMMUNITY CENTRE
Monday 23rd August 9am-12pm and 12.30pm -3pm
Tuesday 24th August 12pm-3pm and 3pm-7pm
 
FORT WILLIAM HEALTH CENTRE
EVERY SUNDAY IN AUGUST - 10am-12pm and 12.30pm-3pm
 

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.

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

 

 

Age 30-39 COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME –FORT WILLIAM

 

Patients who are registered with the following GP Practices:

 

· Glen Mor Medical Practice

· Tweeddale Medical Practice

· Craig Nevis Medical Practice

who are in JCVI Group 11 in the 30 – 39 age group

(The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)

advises the order of priority for the corona virus vaccination)

 

 

Will be invited to attend for their SECOND DOSE

Pfizer Vaccine on:

 

Monday 16th, Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th August at

Caol Community Centre, Glenkingie Street,

Caol, Fort William, PH33 7DS

 

 

Eligible patients in this JCVI Groups registered with these practices will receive a letter with their allocated time to attend in due course.

Please turn up as close to your allocated time as possible, in order for us to adhere to the social distancing guidance.

Please do not call your surgery to enquire about timescales for these appointments, as your surgery will not have this information. Contact details for any queries will be included in your appointment letter.

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

Eligible patients in this JCVI Groups registered with these practices will receive a letter with their allocated time to attend in due course.

 

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.

 

Covid vaccination for children 

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that young people aged 12 to 15 at an increased risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) should be vaccinated.  

Children who are Household Contacts of someone who is Immunosuppressed should also be offered the COVID vaccine.  

For more information please follow the link below: 

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covidvaccinatingyoungpeople

Please note the practice has no further information other than information provided in the above link.

 

Child Flu Immunisation Programme

 
We are aware that parents/carers may have received letters advising they contact the practice to arranged their child's flu appointment. The practice does not have stock or clinics arranged, we will update both here and Facebook as soon as we do.

Flu Clinic for Patients over 65

Flu clinic Saturday 18th Sept for Patients over 65. Call the Practice now to book an appointment