The Gardening Group are keen to set up some raised beds. Does anyone have or know of anyone with some timber that they would be willing to donate to the Group? Please contact Kate at the Medical Centre if you can help. Thank you!
The next Art Group will be held on Tuesday 8th January 2019 at the Church Centre, Nether Stowey. Please come along and join in. We are hoping to open the art group to other arts and crafts so please feel free to join us for coffee, biscuits, chat and friendship whilst working on your project whatever that may be. All welcome!
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Did you know that there are award winning webinars which are very popular with patients in Somerset.
96% of patients say that they would recommend the webinars.
All ages access the webinars with the 65-74 year olds being the biggest cohort!
The following subjects are currently covered:
- IBS First Line Advice
- The Low FODMAP Diet
- Newly Diagnosed Coeliac Disease
- Coeliac Annual Review
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You do not need a referral from your doctor to access this service.
We are open 8.00 am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday and we are open on Saturdays 8.30am – 10.00am.
Evening and Weekend Appointments at GP Surgeries
You can now access routine appointments in the evening and at the weekend if you are registered with a Somerset GP.
Local Practices in the Bridgwater Bay Area are working together to deliver improved access to routine GP appointments Monday – Friday 6.30pm – 8pm and weekends (Taunton Road Medical Centre, East Quay Medical Centre, Cranleigh Gardens, Somerset Bridge, Redgate Medical Centre,Victoria Park Medical Centre, Cannington Health Centre, Polden Meadows Health Centre. To book an evening or weekend appointment please contact the Practice during normal opening times and we will be able to advise on where an appointment will be available to suit your needs. You will be advised on where to attend and your appointment time. If you require a Saturday appointment you can book this in advance during normal opening times or on the day if you call between 8.30am and 9.30am. Health staff at these appointments will have access to your medical records (only if you consent for your records to be shared) and will be able to provide you with the same high standard of care as you would expect during normal opening times.
Please note we are not open on Bank Holidays.
All patients at our practice are registered with their own GP, if you are unsure of which GP you are registered with, or wish to change your allocated GP please contact reception.
Appointment times to see the Doctor are 8.50am – 11.45am and 3pm – 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am – 10.00am on Saturday.
To see a doctor or nurse please telephone us or come into the surgery to book an appointment.
Please note we are unable to dispense to patients who live within one mile of a local pharmacy.
Online Patient Services
Patient Access is a website that enables you to view some information that the Practice holds about you easily and quickly using your personal computer or mobile device via the internet. This information is encrypted and sent securely from the Practice to you to keep it secure.
We can now offer On line patient access for the following services:
Updating your Contact Details
Booking appointments: there is one on-line patient access bookable slot per GP clinic
Ordering your Repeat Prescriptions: order your repeat prescriptions online and they will be ready for collection within 2 working days. We can not issue ‘acute’ tems e.g. medication prescribed as a one off course of treatment or medications which are taken infrequently.
Access to your Coded Medical Records: If you are over 16 years of age you can access limited information from your medical record (with your Doctors agreement). You will be able to see basic coded details from your record regarding allergies, medication, immunisations, test results. You will not be able to see consultation notes or documents at present.
How to Request On-line Patient Access
You will need to complete an On-Line Patient Access Request form and return this to the Medical Centre with photo identification. You will then receive a PIN Number and Access Registration information.