Medical Information


Please note that the out of hours medical cover on Jura has changed.  There will be NO DOCTORS ON CALL on the island from 18:00 Friday to 09:00 Monday morning.

If you require medical attention outwith the race, then you need to call NHS111. This could potentially then involve travelling to Islay for treatment, this is the same procedure for all local residents now. 




First Aid

Each check point team will have a first aid kit and there will also be a first aid station at the finish.  


Call 999 for Mountain Rescue. Two mountain rescue teams will be covering the course. They will be situated in the major cols for the duration of the race. All check points have radio contact with Mountain Rescue.

Please visit for more information about medical cover whilst staying on the island over the weekend of the fell race.

Note from the Jura Medical Practice website:

There is an A&E department at Islay Hospital in Bowmore which is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This is accessible, without prior referral, to all residents of both Islay and Jura and visitors to the islands.

Key Messages: 

  • If you are not sure who to phone, but recognise that urgent assistance is required: ring 999.

  • If you are confident that an emergency response is not required, but are not sure which number to use: ring 111.