Telephone: 0300 790 6836 - this hub covers Wells, Cheddar, Street and Glastonbury.
Our health visitors are fully qualified nurses with special training in family health. They offer advice, a home visiting service and hold regular weekly clinics.
Community Nurses (also known as District Nurses)
Telephone: 0300 124 5602 (8am-6pm, Monday to Friday); 111 out of hours
Our community nurses are a branch of the nursing profession offering healthcare services to housebound patients who cannot attend the surgery but need nursing care and for whom admission to hospital is not necessary or desirable. This help may include:
Visits from members of the nursing team to give skilled care or specialist treatments.
Information about and/or referrals to other community services.
Support if you are caring for another family member.
Teaching you or a relative ways in which you can lead as independent a life as possible.
Confidential advice about nursing matters.
24 hour access to the nursing service.
Maternity Advice Line
In the first instance call your midwife.
The Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic (EPAC) at Musgrove Park Hospital is available for help and advice on 01823 342 738. This is for patients during 6-16 weeks pregnancy.
The Maternity Advice Line service is available 24/7 and led by midwives and nurses. Please only call if you are more 16 weeks or during your pregnancy. Telephone: 01823 343985