Repeat Prescriptions

The NHS is now so busy it is hard for all of the services to keep up with demand. Waiting times for all services have gone up and we need your help. So that we can be there when you need us urgently, we need you to manage your healthcare so that where at all … Continued

Guide to Social Care Support

NHS Digital has published a guide for people who may need social care, their families and carers. The guide has been written by experts and extensively tested with users, including members of the public, local authorities, care providers and the third sector. It provides clear information about social care to help people understand their options … Continued

Understanding your test results

We are changing the way we tell you about your test results. Whilst we will aim to contact you with any results that need urgent action, we would now like you to access your results online, (and if not your should continue to call reception for your results). We would like those who already access their online medical … Continued

How your prescription gets from the surgery to the pharmacy

About 80% of our prescriptions are now sent electronically from the practice to your nominated pharmacy. This dramatically reduces the number of prescriptions that are lost or delayed.   We recommend that everyone not currently signed up, consider doing this. It is really simple, all you do is tell the pharmacy you want to use, … Continued

Pharmacy 2U

A number of patients have called us as they have received a letter from Pharmacy2U. The letter looks like we have approved it, or maybe even shared your details. This is definitely not the case. We do not share information for mailouts from private companies without your consent.   We would advise before signing up, … Continued

Are you – or someone you know – affected by a life-limiting illness?

St Margaret’s Hospice offer a listening ear, provide information and assist with finding other services which may be of help   East Quay Medical Centre – East Quay, Bridgwater, TA6 4GP Saturdays 10.00 – 11.30am 1st September, 29th September, 27th October, 24th November   Taunton Road Medical Centre – 12-16 Taunton Road, Bridgwater, TA6 3LS Wednesdays … Continued

Respiratory Information Event – 16 October

In Somerset the British Lung Foundation has been working with the NHS to help support patients with lung problems. You are invited to join the British Lung Foundation to find out more about managing your lung condition and the support and help available to you locally. Respiratory Information Event Tuesday 16 October 2018, 1.30pm – … Continued