The Practice

Contacting Us

Contacting Us

For general enquiries, appointments, results, medical emergencies. Please call our main lines at 0345 337 1120
Community Nurses: 01309 678899
Health Visitors: 01309 678875
Midwives: 01309 678867
Fax: 01309 678870

Reception Opening Hours

Forres GP Practices will close to routine matters from 1-2pm on the first Wednesday of the month to give protected time for essential staff training. Emergencies will continue to be dealt with during this time – follow the telephone prompts on our telephone system. Normal service will resume at 2pm.

Monday 8:00 –   6:00
Tuesday 8:00 –   6:00
Wednesday 8:00 –   6:00 (closed from 1-2pm on the first Wed of the month
Thursday 8:00 –   6:00
Friday 8:00 –  6:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Consulting Times

Our consultation times are as follows:
7.30am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 5.30pm

Extended Hours

The Practice takes part in the Extended Hours Scheme and offers appointments from 7.30am to 8.30am on various days of the week as part of this scheme.

2022/23 Public Holiday Dates

The Health Centre is closed on nominated NHS Grampian Public Holiday dates.  Cover when we are closed is provided by the NHS Out of Hours Service which can be accessed by calling 111.  Public holiday dates are:

Monday, 3rd January 2022
Tuesday, 4th January 2022
Monday, 18th April 2022
Monday, 2nd May 2022
Friday, 3rd June, 2022
Monday, 11th July, 2022
Monday, 26th September 2022
Monday, 26th December, 2022
Tuesday, 27th December 2022
Monday, 2nd January 2023
Tuesday, 3rd January 2023

Protected Learning Time

The practice is closed for staff Protected Learning Time (PLT) on the first Wednesday monthly from 1-2pm.  If you require urgent medical attention when we are closed, please call the practice number and follow the telephone prompts to access care.

Contact your doctors online

Fill out a simple online form to ask for advice and treatment from your GP. To use this service you must be a patient of VARIS MEDICAL PRACTICE (Dr Kelly, Dr Neison, Dr Clarke, Dr Marshall, Dr Munro, Dr Pecchia, Dr Crawford, Dr Reeves).