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Flu Vaccinations

Flu season is here again! Speak to a member of our reception team today to book an appointment for your flu vaccination.

Improved Access-

See details of service under tab on the right hand side of this Home page.

We are now open between 6.30pm and 8pm on Tuesdays. Other practices are open at different times to improve access for patients.


National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

We are taking part in an important national project about people at risk of diabetes and diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. Details on the project and advice leaflets for patients who are diagnosed with diabetes and those at increased risk of diagnoses are under Quick Links on the right tabs here

If you do not want your information to be used, please inform the receptionist, your GP or nurse.

This will not affect your care.


Click here to see details of our current Business and Administration Apprenticeship

Your Rights and Our Rights

We are suffering an increase in number of patients who feel it acceptable to be rude and abusive to our staff.

Please note updated information under heading 'Policies 'and sub heading 'Rights and Responsibilities' regarding what is acceptable at Cheddar Medical Centre. This will NOT be tolerated.

Prescription Requests-

Please be reminded that we require 72 hrs notice to enable requests to be processed.

ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION SERVICE & PHARMACY NOMINATIONS - Visit our prescriptions page for more information


To learn more and sign up to our free appointment reminder service, complete and return this Leaflet (also available from reception).


The new General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on the 25th May 2018. To understand more about how we use your information click here.

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Immunisation and Vaccination Clinics

We consider that it is important that all children should be protected against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Mumps, Measles, Rubella and Haemophilus Influenzae B and Meningitis C. There are very few contra-indications to these vaccinations but if you are worried please discuss this with one of the Doctors or the Health Visitor. The Clinic is held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday in every month from 2.00p.m. to 3.30p.m. (Practice Nurse).

Patient Information Leaflet - Measles Advice

Family Planning Service

A full family planning service is provided including emergency contraception and the fitting of coils and counselling. The Practice Nurse also provides family planning advice and we are happy to provide confidential services for people under 16, and advice on safer sex. The doctors in the Practice will see patients from other practices for contraceptive services.

Child Surveillance Clinic


There will be no clinics at Cheddar Medical Centre but there will be one at the Valley Childrens Centre on 3rd Wednesday in the month from 9.30 to 11.30 am (Health Visitors)

There will also be Health Visitor 'drop in' clinics at Axbridge Surgery on 1st Monday of the month from 1.30-3.30pm and Wedmore surgery on 1st Tuesday of the month from 9.30-11.30am

Antenatal and Breastfeeding Services

Are provided by the Midwifery team.  They visit expectant mothers in their homes, hold weekly antenatal clinic and relaxation classes and care for mother and baby after delivery. If you need a midwife urgently out of surgery hours, please ring 01278 444517 (Mary Stanley Wing, Bridgwater Hospital Maternity Unit) and they will bleep the midwife on call.  If you have recently discovered you are pregnant and have not yet been referred to the midwife, please complete this Midwife Referral Form, print it out and return it to us at Cheddar Medical Centre.  (Forms are available from reception if you do not have access to a printer).

Asthma Clinic

The Clinic is held every Tuesday between 3.45 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. (Practice Nurse)

Diabetic Clinic

The Clinic is held every other Wednesday from 5.00 p.m. to 6.20 p.m. (Practice Nurse) and on alternate Tuesdays from 10.00 a.m. to 11.40 a.m. (Practice Nurse).

Cardiovascular Clinic

This Clinic is held every Wednesday from 9.00 a.m. to 1p.m. (Practice Nurse).

Travel Clinic

The Clinic is held on alternate Thursdays from 2.00 p.m. to 3.20 p.m. (Practice Nurse). If you are travelling anywhere abroad make an appointment to be advised of your vaccination needs and you will be given an advice sheet and travel tips. These can vary depending on where you are going.

We do need 4 weeks notice to ensure we can offer an appointment. Within 4 weeks we will try to help, but you may need to attend a private clinic and pay for your vaccines if we cannot accomodate your request.

You will need to complete a travel questionnaire before booking an appointment.  Further information about travel vaccinations and an online form is available here

Minor Surgery

All doctors provide a minor surgery service by appointment.

Hearing Aid Batteries

If your National Health Service hearing aid batteries need replacing you can obtain supplies of these free from the Medical Centre. Please ask at Reception. 

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