Introduction

An introduction to Academy Medical Centre

WE ARE ACADEMY MEDICAL CENTRE

Academy Medical Centre is a large practice in Tayside, with approximately 9,200 patients from in and around Forfar and rural Angus. We welcome new patients to our list.

As well as appointments with a doctor or nurse, the practice offers a wide range of services to patients including access to a social prescriber, mental health peer support worker and physiotherapy.

Chronic disease management is undertaken for diabetic, coronary heart disease, hypertension, cardiovascular patients at the hub in Whitehills Hospital, Forfar, with the practice receiving the results of bloods as per normal channels.

A full range of health promotion is available including cervical cytology, full range of contraceptive services and travel advice.

All our medical records are now in electronic form and these are updated on a regular basis.

OUR PREMISES

We moved to our bright and spacious purpose-built premises in 2004. The accommodation consists of 18 consulting rooms. The first floor houses community staff, secretarial staff and other staff attached to the practice.

Academy Medical Centre Building

Self Service

We have a room for patient to use our Surgery Pod should they wish to take their basic measurements (BP, height, weight, etc) prior to their appointment with GP, Nurse or HCA. Please note: unfortunately the Surgery Pod is unavailable at present due to ongoing infection control restrictions related to the pandemic.

When you arrive for you appointment you can use our patient operated self check-in system located outside the waiting room.

The surgery can also provide you with a text message reminder service.

New Patients

We welcome new patients in our practice area. Find out more about new patient registration.

Opening Hours

The practice is open from 8am-1pm & 2pm-6pm, Monday to Friday.

We participate in the public holiday closure timetable as agreed by NHS Tayside for General Practice.

The Waiting Area
The Waiting Area

Working in partnership

To get the most from your appointment it's important you create a good partnership with your doctor or healthcare professional. Find out more about how you can work in partnership.

The Waiting Area
Inside the Waiting Area
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-1pm & 2pm-6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Forfar
DD8 2HA
Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.scot