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.
Click here for information
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.
ACTIVE LIFESTYLES - click in this box
In Fort William we are in the middle of an amazing outdoor environment. At Glen Mor Medical Practice we want to encourage people of all ages and abilities to enjoy nature and exercise.
Simply spending time in nature is good for mental and physical well being.
We all know that physical exercise has benefits again for both mental and physical health.
This link highlights a few opportunities to take more control of your own health by using what we have around us.
Daylight (for anxiety) and Sleepio (for insomnia)
Daylight’s digital anxiety improvement programme can help you control feelings of worry and anxiety, using proven evidence-based techniques.
Daylight - www.trydaylight.com/nhs
Sleepio’s online sleep improvement programme can help you get to the root of stubborn sleep, using proven evidence-based techniques.
Sleepio – www.sleepio.com/nhs
We all need a little help sometimes. Maybe sleepless nights have you groggy, reaching for your third cup of coffee - or maybe your racing thoughts leave you stressed and struggling to focus. Mental wellbeing affects every aspect of our lives, from energy to appetite, and each person’s needs are unique. Whether it’s poor sleep or worry and anxiety that stand in your way, your journey to better mental wellbeing can start in just a couple of minutes.
Daylight and Sleepio are science-backed digital therapies, personalised to your needs - with no need for prescriptions or a doctor’s appointment. They were built by mental health experts using evidence-based techniques, in collaboration with leading designers such as Pixar - because we believe mental healthcare should not only be effective, but also positive and fun. Start with Sleepio’s two-minute quiz to learn your Sleep Score and how to improve it or use Daylight to discover your Anxiety Type and how to manage it.
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.
IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY EMAILED THE PRACTICE PLEASE NOTE THE PRACTICE EMAIL ADDRESS HAS CHANGED (07/09/20)
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 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
If you are attending for a shingles vaccine please ensure you have read the information from the link below before your appointment.