July 2019 News

July 2019 I thought I’d write a little bit about why you might get asked some questions when you ring up for an appointment so that you will understand that the reception team are not just being nosey! You will have read in the papers and in the news that GP Practices are constantly under […]

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New Somerset Activity Directory

The services of the Zing Somerset website have  now been relocated to new websites To find a range of physical activity classes, walks and sports sessions within your local area, visit www.sasp.co.uk/activities and you will be relocated to Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) activity finder. For more information around Zing Somerset community support, please […]

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June News

We would like to welcome Sarah Sawyer to the Medical Centre as our new receptionist in June,  a lot of you will recognise Sarah from the Nether Stowey and Williton Library so please be kind as she will have a lot to learn in her first few months. We would also like to congratulate Jan […]

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News from the Quantock Medical Centre April 2019

Thank you to Clive and Tim from First Response (https://www.firstresponse.org.uk/) for a very informative resuscitation training session at the Church Centre on Tuesday 19th March. Thanks to everyone who turned up to support this annual event, we hope you found it useful. There was excellent attendance   from the surrounding villages and Nether Stowey. The Audience […]

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MS Society – My MS Needs

  My MS Needs is one of the largest surveys of people affected by MS in the UK.  It asks people with MS about their experiences, needs and priorities. Complete the survey online at : http://www.ukmsregister.org/landing/mymsmyneeds Request a paper copy by emailing mssociety@pureprint.com or by phone to 0300 500 8084.  The survey is also available […]

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News from the Quantock Medical Centre March 2019

Every month in the surgery we put up on the PPG board by the Dispensary a list of how many appointments have been missed or not attended in the previous month. What has become alarming to see is that even with regular campaigning, the amount of DNA’s (Did Not Attend) are not decreasing.  Since June […]

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News from the Quantock Medical Centre February 2019

When you visit the Quantock Medical Centre in Nether Stowey, have you noticed the clip boards that adorn the chairs in the waiting area? These are our Friends and Family Test sheets (see below) that the NHS and Care Quality Commission (CQC) asks us to get our patients to fill in every month.  Please consider […]

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Mandatory Learning Disability & Autism Training for Health & Care staff

The government wants to know how we can make sure that health and social care staff have the right training to understand the needs of people with a learning disability and autistic people, and make reasonable adjustments to support them. The consultation considers issues around the training and development staff need to better support people […]

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Fit For My Future Update

Fit For My Future was launched to the public on 2nd October 2018 but began to engage early in the summer with some key individuals and representatives.  Their aim was to inform and engage with staff, patients and service users, public and stakeholders on the case for changing health and care services in Somerset and to […]

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How are you? Take the Quiz…

The Government’s One You Campaign tries to help you avoid future diseases caused by a modern lifestyle. The Quiz is designed to help you identify where you can make small changes; it makes personalised recommendations and directs people to tools and advice created by experts to help them take action where it’s most needed. You can take […]

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