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FLU SEASON

You are eligible for a flu vaccination if you are 65 or older, or over 18 with a serious medical condition such as

* a Chronic respiratory disease such as severe asthma or COPD or Bronchitis, Heart Disease, CKD, Chronic neurological disease, Diabetes, or a patient with a suppressed immune system,

* Pregnant

* Living in long-stay Residential accommodation

* a Carer

Please contact the surgery and book your vaccination.

Dr Laura Martin

We would like to let you all know that Dr Martin has now left us and so her registered patients have been transferred to  our new GP, Dr Lisa Hayward. Please remember that patients can see any doctor but everyone does have a Named GP.

I am sure you will all join us in wishing Laura our best wishes for the future.

14th June. News release from the Weston General Hospital, CQC report and Q & A documents are available on the Latest News 'Quick Links' to the right hand side of this page

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

HOW LIKELY ARE YOU TO RECOMMEND US TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY? Click here to have your say!

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

 

Choosing the right NHS service is important to make sure you get the right care in the fastest time possible, but sometimes it’s difficult to know where to go.

 

NHS Direct (NHS 111 Service)
This free, 24 hour telephone service will give you advice and direct you to the most appropriate medical service in the area. Please call 111 or visit www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Pharmacy
Your local pharmacist can give you advice about a range of conditions. Please see the tab entitled "NHS and Other Free Services for more information on the Pharmac Minor Ailments Scheme

GP Surgery
The Surgery will give you advice and treatment for a wide range of conditions including management of long-term illness and help with lifestyle

Minor Injuries Unit
The Minor Injuries Unit can help with fractures, minor burns, sprains and minor cuts. You don’t need an appointment and will be seen in priority order. Your nearest minor injuries unit is at Glastonbury

Accident and Emergency and 999
These services are for medical emergencies, serious breaks and burns and other life-threatening conditions.

 

 
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