Welcome to Fochabers Medical Practice

Explore the site to find out about the services we offer, our opening hours, staff information and contact details. Use the navigation bar above, the drop-down menus, and the icons to access our main information pages. Upload the website to your smartphone or tablet to get our information on the go. Visit our Facebook page, and ‘like’ if you want to be kept up-to-date with our latest news.

If you are coming to the area and wish to permanently register as a patient; or you are staying with us for a short period of time (less than 3 months) and wish to register as a temporary patient, you can complete the registration process from your PC or smartphone / tablet device in advance of your arrival so that we have the information registered on our system when you arrive. Just select Register as a New Patient from the home page.

Access and Parking

All areas of the practice are accessible to wheelchairs, we have a hearing induction loop at reception and access to translation services for those whose first language is not English.   We ask all visitors not to use the designated parking bays marked for our staff and avoid blocking access to the Medical Practice.

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor Injuries Unit

When you need urgent care for a minor injury, burn or fracture

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Coronavirus Update

Please note, as the risk of COVID-19 is still at a substantial risk, we ask all patients to take into consideration face coverings and social distancing when in the surgery. Do not attend the Practice unless advised to do so.

Advice Re COVID Vaccination Status Scheme

Your vaccination status is a record of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you have received.

Your status includes your name, date of birth, and any coronavirus vaccinations you have received in Scotland.

>>> Get a record of your coronavirus (Covid -19) vaccination status here

Or

Accessing your COVID vaccine status record via the helpline

You can also get access to your vaccine status by phoning the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565. The helpline is open every day from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Other Information

  • COVID VACCINATION: Please DO NOT  contact the practice to ask for a COVID-19 vaccination. You will be contacted when you are eligible. Further  information about (COVID-19) vaccine
  • Visit NHS Inform for the latest guidance on coronavirus COVID-19, including symptom checker, self-care and social distancing
  • If you have severe COVID-19 symptoms and need further advice call NHS 24 on 111 — not the surgery
  • Isolation Notes are available online from NHS 111, if you are self-isolating and need a note for your employer.
  • For the Test and Protect app please click here.
  • Changes to your community health care services