Forres GP Practices

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Welcome to Forres GP Practices

We are two medical practices, Culbin Medical Practice and Varis Medical Practice, based in Forres Health and Care Centre.

Both Practices provide comprehensive NHS primary care services to help you manage your health and well-being.

Our shared aim is to provide a high-quality, holistic healthcare service to our patients by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a highly qualified and trained multi-professional integrated primary Healthcare Team
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment, using technological advances in healthcare systems for our patients’ benefit.

Practice News & Announcements

Engage Consult – Now available!

Culbin and Varis Medical Practices have now started our new online consultation system, Engage Consult. You can now contact us about most matters online including more urgent problems (with access to face-to-face assessment and treatment if needed) without having to wait on the phone. After you submit a request for help, our aim is to

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Winter vaccinations

Flu and COVID vaccinations for Winter 2023 are now being delivered by the NHS Grampian vaccination team. Vaccination will be offered to those eligible between September and December. It’s strongly recommended you get vaccinated if you’re eligible this winter. Invitations for eligible people started to be sent in late August. You may receive your invitation

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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.


When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines


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


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