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Are now available to book for your vaccination.
Saturday 17th October 2020.
Saturday 14th Novermber 2020.
More dates to follow
In line with current guidelines, all appointments will be carried out over the phone initially, and you will be only be asked to come into the practice if there is a clinical need for you to do so. This will help to minimise risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.
Please do not come into the surgery unless you already have an arranged appointment.
16th September 2020
– Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group
In recent weeks, demand for testing has risen rapidly across the country, with much of the new demand coming from those without coronavirus symptoms.
Currently, testing for Covid-19 is strictly reserved for any person who displays one or more of the following symptoms:
Any person not displaying these symptoms should not request a test, as doing so could mean somebody with symptoms is unable to receive their essential test in a timely manner.
If you are showing symptoms of Covid-19 you can request a coronavirus test online by clicking here, or call 119.
You cannot book a test via the NHS111 system, or in person at your GP practice, pharmacy or hospital.
For more information on testing visit www.nhs.uk
For the latest updates on coronavirus in Somerset you can visit www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/
2nd Apr 20 - update from Somerset CCG and your GPs
Latest info from Somerset CCG and your GPs - you may be seen at a different surgery, throat exams no longer done, updates about rescue packs and shielding at home (high risk patients).
For the latest information and advice regarding Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) check online for:
Looking after your Mental Health and Wellbeing (SCC)
Note: Mindline Somerset's support helpline is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Do not leave your home if you have (or think you have) coronavirus symptoms, use the NHS 111 coronavirus service to find out what to do.
People defined as High Risk or Clinically Vulnerable to Coronavirus
Patients classed as 'high risk' or 'clinically vulnerable' should take extra precautions, but may be eligible to additional support.
Local volunteers/support groups offering to help, e.g. with shopping, collecting prescriptions, or just having a chat
Available 8am to 6pm, seven days a week
A single number is now available for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus related support from Somerset's Local Authorities. Anyone who can't find help within their community can use the helpline to get help and advice surrounding;
Patients are now unable to come to the practice to request their prescriptions - please see our Prescription Advice page for other ways to request your medication now.
Note: If you have COVID-19 or are advised to stay at home, you can get an ‘isolation note’ by visiting NHS 111 online. This replaces the usual need to obtain a ‘fit note’ (sometimes called a ‘sick note’) from a doctor.
Health Connections is a new health and wellbeing service available to patients. Patients can talk to a health connector at the surgery to find out about local activities, support and services available, and can also arrange one-to-one appointments to speak to a Connector.
Health Connections Mendip page
Mendip Directory of Services
'Choose' Well by choosing the right service. Further details can be found on the Choose Well leaflet. The short video below is all about Choosing the Right Service.
Local services and information to help you choose the right care and support. Visit the Somerset Choices website.
You can now view Allergies and Medications within your medical record, book your next appointment, or order your repeat prescription online using Patient Access. Available 24 hours a day, whether you're at home or work, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy. Register online or use the service.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
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