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Welcome to Culloden Surgery

Christmas & New Year - Closures and Repeat Prescription Requests

We will be closed on the 27th & 28th December 2021 and on the 3rd & 4th January 2022.  On these days all telephone calls will be directed to the out of hours service so urgent medical matters can be attended to.

In order to prepare for Christmas, please order your repeat prescriptions early to ensure you have adequate supplies over the holiday period.  You should allow 5 working days for a prescription to be processed, sent to pharmacy and be ready for collection.

Should you have a medical emergency on these days call 999.

Covid Boosters:


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Vaccinations are no longer being administered at Smithton Church.  The new venue is a retail unit at Inverness Retail Park-1 Highlander Way (behind Vue cinema).

New slots have been added to the portal for Inverness.

Patients in the following categories can book their COVID vaccine through the following link. They can also be booked through a portal which can be found here.  To access this portal you need to register or use the password you created when logging in to access your vaccine certificate.

The following patients are eligible to book an appointment:

  • Adults aged over 18
  • Clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
  • Adults aged 16-49 with underlying health conditions
  • Unpaid Carers aged 16 +
  • Adults aged 16+ who are household contacts of immunosuppressed individuals
  • Severely immunosuppressed individuals are to be offered a third primary dose and a booster dose, with a minimum of three months between the third primary and booster dose, in line with clinical advice on optimal timing.
  • All children and young people aged 12 to 15 years should be offered a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a minimum of 12 weeks from the first dose. The interval for this group (and 16-17s) may be reduced to at least 8 weeks in the future.

If you require your first dose or second dose you must phone the national helpline to book your appointment- 0800 030 8013 (unless a drop in-centre is available). 


Currently, you must have had a 12 week gap between your second dose and your Covid booster.  

Clinic information is available on this link.  This information is updated regularly so please keep checking it for the latest guidance.  When you click on this link you must select South and Mid from the options on the left hand side of the screen to find our clinics.

Information Sources

The Vaccination Enquiry Hub can be contacted on 01463 705531 09:30hrs to 16:30hrs, Monday to Friday.  Email :


Despite COVID restrictions easing, the Scottish Government requires General Practice and other healthcare settings to have different infection control and physical distancing guidance to other places such as hospitality and shops.  This is to help reduce the risk to Practice staff and to people attending the Practice who may be at greater risk if they catch Covid 19.

The following rules still apply in General Practice:

  • wearing of face coverings by patients and the public (unless you are exempt)
  • physical distancing of 1 metre within waiting rooms
  • contact your Practice by telephone in the first instance rather than attending the surgery
  • wearing of PPE by staff
  • screening of all patients for Covid 19 symptoms

Please support your Practice team by complying with this guidance.

Culloden Surgery is a five partner GP training practice on the outskirts of Inverness, primarily serving the villages of Balloch, Culloden and Smithton.   We have both male and female doctors and provide a comprehensive nursing service, with clinics held in a modern building which is situated in the centre of Culloden. 

With patients' needs in mind, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

Access,  Parking & Cycle Shed

Both rear and front doors have access suitable for disabled patients and wheelchair users. There is a ramp beside the cycle shed at the rear of the building which allows wheel chair users to use the front entrance and there are disabled parking bays at the top of the car park beside the bike shed.

Off-street parking is provided at the rear of the building and there are some spaces available at the front of the building, including disabled parking bays.

There is a cycle shed at the rear of the building.

(Site updated 09/12/2021)
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