Port Ellen Practice
 Geirhilda
Back Road
Port Ellen
PA42 7DR
Tel:  01496 302103
Fax: 01496 302112
Email: port.ellen1@nhs.net

Practice opening times: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday (8am to 1pm on Wednesday)

Port Ellen is a dispensing Practice with 2 full-time GPs.  The premises were purpose built and opened in 1995.  The Practice provides General Medical Services to patients from all areas of Islay on behalf of Argyll & Bute CHP and NHS Highland*.  The GPs also provide the Out of Hours service for Islay and care for patients in Islay Hospital.

If you wish to register with Port Ellen Practice please complete and return a registration form (available from reception) and we will request your records from Practitioner Services.  You do not need to inform your previous GP.  It usually takes at least 1 month for your records to be sent to the Practice.  Once registered you will be asked to complete a new patient questionnaire and given an appointment with the Practice Nurse or Health Care Assistant for a new patient medical.

*Further information on these organizations can be found at www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk

 If you have moved to the area from abroad the registration process is the same, however we will not receive any medical records for you.  If English is not your first language please let us know and we will try to access information on registering with a GP in the appropriate language.  Interpreter services can also be arranged as required.