01307 462316
Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 6 PM

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are currently operating a reduced service. Our door is closed to all except pre-arranged appointments for those who have no respiratory/cold/flu symptoms. Find out what this means for you and what to do if you have symptoms...
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We have a reserved parking area nearest the surgery entrance. There are no stairs or steps within the surgery and the doors are wide enough to admit a wheelchair. We have disabled toilet facilities. We are happy to welcome guide dogs for those patients who are visually impaired.

About us

Academy Medical Centre is one of the largest practices in Tayside with approximately 9,900 patients on our list.

We have a full complement of practice and attached community health staff operating from our modern, custom built premises. We have three GP Partners and one salaried GP at Academy Medical Centre, assisted by a team of nurses and healthcare assistants. We encourage continuity of care (seeing the same doctor) where possible.

The practice is fully computerised including an integrated appointment system and online patient services, and offers a wide range of clinics and services to patients. Patients' needs are at the heart of everything we do.

Of course we're not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you. Please send us your comments via our feedback form. And if you have questions please check our FAQ.

Opening hours

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm. We participate in the public holiday closure timetable as agreed by NHS Tayside for General Practice. Find out how to make an appointment and where to go for out-of-hours help.


Academy Medical Centre is located on Academy Street in Forfar, next to the Spar petrol station and B&M store. We have ample parking and are well served by public transport. View maps and detailed location information.

Tests & Results

If you've had tests at the surgery, you should normally wait 7 days after the test was taken before contacting us. Find out more about test results.

New patients

Academy Medical Centre welcomes new patients. Read more about about new patient registration.


To make an appointment phone Reception on 01307 462316

You will be asked by the Receptionist for a brief outline of the problem to pass to the Case Managers who will call you back if they are currently dealing with another patient.

Read more about how appointments work at Academy Medical Centre.

Repeat Prescription Ordering

If you have items on repeat prescription you can re-order in one of the following ways:


Via Online Patient Services

Order online by signing in (you'll need to register first) - read about Online Patient Services


At the surgery

Pop your completed repeat prescription order form in the box by the reception desk


By post

Post your order into the surgery, enclosing a self-addressed envelope, allowing 7 days

Do you have a long term health condition?...

You may qualify for long term prescriptions - saving you and us time

Services at Academy Medical Centre

We offer a wide range of services to our patients - the list below highlights just some of them.

Featured News

These are our featured news stories.

All of our news posts are available in news, or why not keep up-to-date with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

The latest practice newsletter is now available. The Summer issue includes information about Coronavirus, services, staff, activity, and more.
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Posted: 9 June 2020

Video Consultations

Video Consultations

We are now using Near Me video consulting, enabling you to have health care appointments from home or wherever is convenient.
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Posted: 3 June 2020

Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street

Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.net