Easy to read version – How we use your medical records

This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality. We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill. We share information … Continued

ALLEGED BOGUS HEALTH VISITOR

It has come to our attention that a family in Yeovil have been visited by an unidentified woman claiming to be a Health Visitor. They were wearing an ID badge on a lanyard with an NHS logo on it and the name “Mandi”, (please note the spelling is as reported by the family).  The family … Continued

How we use your information to provide your healthcare

Privacy Notice – Direct Care, (routine care and referrals) East Quay Medical Centre – May 2018 Plain English explanation   The records we keep to enable us to look after you. East Quay Medical Centre keeps data on you relating to who you are, where you live, what you do, your family, possibly your friends, … Continued

Please leave us a review on NHS Choices

If you are unhappy with the service and have a current problem with us, please contact us directly as often we can resolve the issue, and quickly.   For all other issues – including positive feedback!, please leave us a review here: https://www.nhs.uk/Services/GP/LeaveReview/DefaultView.aspx?id=40686          

Free NHS advice on Mental Health

Here are leaflets from the local provider of mental health services. If you are worried about any aspect of your mental health, please take a look:   http://www.selfhelpguides.ntw.nhs.uk/somerset/  

Easter

We will be closed from 6.30pm on Thursday 29 March and will re open on Tuesday 3 April at 8am. If you need medical attention in this time, your local pharmacy or 111 will be able to help. We anticipate to be very busy on 3 and 4 April, so you may wish to avoid … Continued

What is your diabetes risk?

You can use this simple tool to work out your risk of Type II Diabetes. https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/start?_ga=2.179057380.1739582920.1521636838-2000609799.1521636838 If you are concerned about your result and want to talk about it, please contact us.