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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

 

 

Details of drop-in centres across highland are available

on the NHS Highland website - Link for upcoming drop in clinics for COVID vaccines:

 

COVID Vaccination Booster Programme

The COVID Vaccination Booster Programme is being delivered by NHS Highland not the Practice.  You will be contacted by NHS Highland in due course if you are eligible or see the link below.  Please do not call the Practice as we have no further information. 

COVID booster update from NHS Highland, please see link below:
 

 

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. To access your Covid vaccination status follow the link below or telephone 0808 196 8565

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/after-your-vaccine/get-a-record-of-your-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-status/

 

 

 

 

Child Flu Immunisation Programme

 

Children aged 2-5 years

All children aged 2–5 years and not yet in school (children must be aged 2 years or above on 1st September 2021) will be offered the nasal (nose) spray vaccine

The Practice has now started contacting parents/carers of children aged 2-5 years who are eligible for the Fluenz nasal spray. 

Child Flu Clinic Friday 12th November 2021, please call the Practice to book on 01397 703773.

Adult Flu Immunisation Programme

If you are eligible for a flu vaccine please call the Practice to book an appointment.  

Eligible patients are those in a clinical risk group, carers and anyone over the age of 50 or turns 50 before the 31st March 2022. 

Flu Vaccine information for teachers and social care workers:
 
Drop in clinics information for those eligible for flu vaccine for Social Care workers who deliver personal care. Nursery, Primary and Secondary School teachers and pupil facing support staff both in Local Authority and Independent setting. Please do not contact the Practice as NHS Highland are delivering the flu vaccine for the above groups.