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Register with us as a New Patient


Please visit the surgery during normal working hours (08:00 – 18:00) and tell the Clinical Administrator you would like to register.  If you have your medical card, please bring it with you. If you are registering your baby, please bring the form from the Registrar.  Alternatively please use the links provided to register online. Please ensure that you complete both the main application form and also the supplementary questionnaire for each person. Without both forms, we are unable to process your request.

Please ensure that you have at least one month’s medication from your previous practice to allow time to process your registration request.

We now also require a current copy of your repeat medication order form. If you do not have this, please contact your previous practice and request a print out. This can be handed into our practice or can be scanned in and emailed to us alongside your completed application. Please note that we cannot process your application until all forms are received. Any queries please speak to a member of the administration team.

Please note that your actual medical records can take several weeks to be received.

Acceptance on to the list at Fochaber’s Medical Practice is at the discretion of the Doctor.

Practice Area

Initial Registration

The initial registration for registering with any NHS Scotland practice can be found at the links below.

It can take a considerable amount of time for your records to reach us, and so in addition to the New Patient registration forms  the information required in the under mentioned questionnaires is required in order to help us better facilitate your immediate needs and will be treated in the strictest confidence.  The forms can be submitted to the practice through this page or they can be completed and signed at the medical practice.

Contractual Obligation

All patients are advised that Fochabers Medical Practice is not an NHS organisation; rather, and like almost all medical practices in Grampian, it is an independent contractor with a contract to NHS Grampian.

Removals from the list of patients absent from the United Kingdom etc

The Health Board must remove a patient from the Contractor’s list of patients where it receives notification that that patient:

  • intends to be away from the United Kingdom for a period of at least three months;
  • is in Her Majesty’s Forces;
  • has been absent from the United Kingdom for a period of more than three months; or
  • has died.

Acceptance on to the list is as at the discretion of the Doctor and we may ask you for proof of identity. (Please refer to our registration policy below and why we ask for this). Please note that your medical records may take several weeks to arrive at the Practice.

There are a number of reasons why you may not be able to register with your chosen GP, for example you may live too far away. If this is the case simply choose another GP in your local area.

It is is important to note that you can only permanently register with a GP practice if you’re staying in the area for more than 3 months.

Register online

Step 1: Complete online registration form

This form is required to register with an NHS Scotland Medical Practice.

Step 2: Complete Supplementary Questionnaire

Our online registration form will collect your details, a brief outline of your medical history and record your preferences. This information may be added to your record and will allow us to begin to provide you with medical services.

Step 3: Upload scans of photo identity and proof of address

Please deliver to the practice copies of two forms of your identity. One form of identity must contain a photo of yourself and the other must provide evidence of your current address. You may upload your forms online.

New Registration information for Health Visitor/School Nurse

If you have any children under 5 years of age please complete this form for our Health Visitor records.

Temporary Patient Registration

If you are ill whilst away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days.