Asthma & Diabetic clinics
Our practice nurses hold regular asthma and diabetes clinics. Advice from the practice nurses may be obtained at any time by appointment.
Cervical smears can be arranged with a nurse or doctor. In conjunction with the Somerset PCT we operate a computerised system to call women between the ages of 24 and 49 for a smear every three years and women between 50 and 64 every five years.
Assessment, and advice is carried out by both doctors and health visitors. The key checks are as follows:
Your health visitor will advise you about further routine checks.
Clinics for school-leavers, pre-school children and babies are currently held on Tuesday mornings.
You will receive notification of an appointment direct from the health authority. Please bring with you to the appointment your Personal Child Health Record (red booklet), your appointment card and your signed consent form.
If you are unable to keep the appointment please let reception know in good time beforehand.
Up to date information on child and other immunisations is available at: www.immunisation.nhs.uk
Click here to see the Immunisations page
We offer an in-house counselling service which is provided under contract to Somerset Primary Care Trust. If you need the services of a counsellor please discuss this with your doctor.
We offer an advice service during routine appointments with your doctor.
Emergency and confidential advice is available at all times.
Travel vaccinations are available by appointment with our Practice Nurses. Appointments should be made at least 6 weeks before you travel if possible.
A charge of £15 is payable for Travel Advice and for some vaccinations.
Please fill in the Travel Questionnaire on the Holiday Travel page or collect a Travel Questionnaire from reception and complete and return the form prior to your appointment.
Click here to see the Holiday travel page
Various members of the primary health care team are involved in aspects of health promotion.
Topics covered Include:
Influenza & pneumococcal immunisations
A flu vaccination programme is undertaken between October and December each year. Patients aged 65 or over or those of any age suffering from a chronic condition such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, renal disease, or immmunosuppression are encouraged to attend for an annual vaccination.
Flu clinics will be advertised nearer the time and invitations sent out where appropriate. Special arrangements are made for those in nursing or long-stay residential homes.
Pneumococcal immunisation is recommended for children as part of the routine childhood immunisation schedule. A single dose is also recommended for adults aged 65 and over. Pneumococcal immunisation is also recommended for children and adults of any age who have certain diseases that put them at risk, e.g., asplenia or splenic dysfunction.
Doctors see patients for antenatal care during normal surgery appointment times.
Midwifes hold antinatal clinics at Glastonbury Library.
Postnatal and 6 week baby checks are carried out by the GPs at the surgery.
Our treatment room is fully equipped for minor procedures carried out under a local anaesthetic. Your own doctor will arrange minor surgery for you if required.
The practice also provides the following:
Sexually transmitted infections
Genita-Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinics provide free testing & treatment. These are held at:
Musgrove Park Hospital:
Yeovil District Hospital :
Bath Royal United Hospital:
Ask at reception for a copy of the Sex Directory-giving full details of all sexual health services in Somerset.
Staff are able to advise you whether a result is normal or whether you should consult your doctor.
Please telephone reception between 2:00pm and 4:00pm for results.
All laboratory tests results are dealt with in strictest confidence. Please note; it is the patient's responsibility to ring in for or follow up their results.
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