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Wednesday 15th September
Organ/Blood donations - Please see our Patient Advice and Information page for more information. Please click on the link below if you wish to visit this page.
Tuesday 14th September
Our first Flu clinics are starting soon;
on Saturday 25th September we have our first clinic (from 8am to 12 noon) for all our patients who are aged 65 or over on 31st March 2022.
on Monday 27th September we have our first clinic (from 5pm to 7.30pm ) for all our patients aged between 50 and 64 on 31st March 2022
Tuesday 31st August
Pharmacy Inhaler Disposal Scheme
For more information on this please click on the link below to view our Prescriptions Advice page:
Tuesday 24th August
National shortage of blood bottles
All GP practices are affected by the current national shortage of blood tubes and are taking urgent steps alongside our hospitals to prioritise their use for people with the greatest clinical need. This includes testing for serious conditions such as cancer.
"We are following national guidance which has been issued in response to the shortage. As a result, we may need to cancel and delay a number of patient appointments for blood tests deemed routine or non-urgent. If you have a routine blood test appointment your GP surgery will be in touch directly if they need to cancel your appointment, this will be by phone or by text message.
Please be assured that appointments will be rescheduled once the situation has improved, and in line with national guidance.
There are a few things you can do if you are affected by this change:
Check our website for updates – we will be sharing the latest patient information as we receive it.
Check your phone for messages from your GP practice.
Please don’t call or contact your GP practice with questions about routine blood tests – practices are experiencing exceptional levels of demand at the moment, and your cooperation will help practice staff to focus on reaching those without smartphone or internet access with this critical information.
Do get in touch with your GP practice online if your condition worsens or changes so that the surgery can prioritise your blood test if necessary following clinical review.
The changes are likely to be in place for at least four weeks.
We will keep you updated as the national situation changes. We fully understand the frustration this is likely to cause and apologise for the inconvenience.
3rd August 2021
We are currently advertising for a Part-time Practice Nurse Please see our recruitment page for further details.
The GENERAL PRACTICE DATA FOR PLANNING & RESEARCH (GPDPR) schedule for introduction has changed. Please see further information on our Confidentiality and Data Sharing page by clicking on the link below:
The NHS app
What is the NHS App?
The NHS App gives patients a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on their smartphone or tablet. See our article about the NHS App for further details.
Engage Consult and Patient Access
We have two online service options for our patients: Engage Consult and Patient Access. See our article about Engage Consult and Patient Access for further details.
29.01.21 - My Diabetes My Way in Somerset
My Diabetes My Way Somerset is a website for people with diabetes and their carers. It contains information resources that can help you understand more about your diabetes and explains how you can more effectively manage the condition. In addition to this information, you can also access your diabetes records. Data are collected from your GP notes, hospital diabetes clinic records, eye screening service and laboratory blood tests.
See our article on My Diabetes My Way in Somerset for further details.
Wells Coronavirus Network
The community of Wells has come together to support those who are facing difficulties due to the current emergency. If you need help with the following:
- Shopping for Food or Supplies
- Collecting Medicines or Prescriptions
Our website is at helpwells.co.uk and you can email at email@example.com
Other News and Information
Improved Access at Glastonbury, Street and Wells
The Surgeries of Glastonbury, Street and Wells will be jointly providing improved access to our combined list of 52,000 patients.
Each Surgery will be providing:
- Extended hours from 6.30pm to 8pm on selected week-nights
- Saturday mornings opening from 8am to 10am in rotation
The appointments available will be a mixture of GP, Nurse Practitioner and Practice Nurse. Some routine procedures, currently undertaken during the week, will also be moved to Saturday mornings.Improved Access
Health Connections Mendip
Health Connections Mendip is a new health and wellbeing service available to patients. Patients can talk to a health connector at the surgery to find out about local activities, support and services available, and can also arrange one-to-one appointments to speak to a Connector.
Health Connections Mendip page
Mendip Directory of Services
Patient Participation Group
Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?
The purpose of the Patient Participation Group is to help us access and use your ideas for new projects, and gaining your views as to how the practice can improve and develop.More Information
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