Acute Community Eye Care Service
ACES is a service which provides free assessment for new eye conditions through your local optician. New eye conditions include: Red Eye, Double Vision, Painful Eyes, Recent Reduction in vision. Contact East Quay Vision 01278 440440.
Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife. Held at the Quantock Medical Centre or Cannington Health Centre
Time: Alternate Thursdays 9.30am – 1pm by appointment
Anticoagulation Therapy Clinic
Our Lead Practice Nurse Helen Every runs a Warfarin Testing Clinic by appointment only
Time: Tuesday Mornings
Asthma & COPD
Our Lead Practice Nurse Helen Every and Practice Nurses Anna Larsen and Jacqui Gailey provide check ups and advice for all Asthma and COPD Patients including inhaler techniques, medication and lifestyle advice
Carer Support Worker
CSW are able to provide information, advice and support to anyone who has caring responsibilities whether for a friend, relative or neighbour. This includes parents of children with disabilities. Telephone Compass Care on 01823 255911 or Somerset Direct 0845 345 9133
All Childhood Vaccinations are given by a trained Lead Practice Nurse Helen Every, Practice Nurses Anna Larsen or Jacqui Gailey.
Chiropody/ Podiatry Clinics
By Appointment only. You may be entitled to NHS Podiatry care due to your medical condition. Contact the Somerset Podiatry Booking Service for a self referral form on 0303 033 3003. Age Concern provide a toe nail cutting service for a small charge and can be contacted on 01278 785921
Our trained Counsellor Lorraine Hurley provides support for a range of issues including : bereavement, depression, anger management, low self-esteem. Referral via any health professional.
Our Lead Practice Nurse Helen Every provides Diabetic Monitoring, check ups, support and lifestyle advice
Available on request. Please book an appointment with a Doctor and ask for an ‘URGENT’ appointment.
We run a flu immunisation clinic in late October. Ask at reception for further information.
Seasonal flu jabs are available on the NHS for Patients over the age of 65 yrs and those with medical conditions such as Diabetes, stroke, heart disease, liver disease, Asthma and COPD, kidney problems, a weakened immune system, or if you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person
Time: Annual Clinics
Mother and Baby Clinic
A drop in clinic run by our Health Visitor for advice and weight checking
Time: 1st Tuesday of the Month at Nether Stowey Childrens Centre 10 – 11 2nd & 4th Wednesday 10 – 11 at Cannington Health Centre
Health Visiting Services
West Somerset Patients use Williton Team 01984 633427
Sedgemoor Patients use Bridgwater Team on 0300 323 0016
Stop Smoking Service
Contact smoke free life on 01823 356222 or 0800 246 1063
email: email@example.com or website : www.healthysomerset.co.uk/smokefree
Travel Vaccination and advice
Our Practice Nurses can offer advice and vaccinations for travel by appointment. A completed Travel questionnaire is required before your appointment please call into reception to collect one. Please book your appointment well in advance of travelling as some vaccinations take a few weeks to take effect.
Time: Monday to Friday