Wellbeing Out of Hours News

Priory Medical Centre, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ

Tel: 01749 601 333

Contact Details


Health Connections Mendip is a 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. During these appointments a Health Connector will listen to your health story and assist you with setting health-related goals which are meaningful to you. Health Connectors also support you to make positive changes that last. You can access the service by t: 01373 468 368, e: mendip.healthconnections@nhs.net or visit us at: Health Connections Mendip.


Information Leaflets


Help and Support in Mendip

Information leaflet about help and support in Mendip - January 2022


Your Health Connector at Vine Surgery

Meet your Health Connector at Vine Surgery


Popular Home Library Service - Looking for more Reader Clients

Calling all book lovers! A popular home library service run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is looking for more reader clients across the Mendip region. Read an information document on the Home Library Service


One-to-one Sessions at Vine Surgery Partnership

Sessions are held at Vine Surgery Partnership on a Wednesday or Thursday each week. If you would like to book an appointment with our Health Connector - Fiona Stobie, please call Health Connections Mendip on 01373 468368. If you would like to have a quick chat with Fiona before booking an appointment, please feel free to ask at reception on those days, and if she's free she'll be happy to talk with you.


Talking Cafés

You can meet new people, make new friends, and chat to a Health Connector about activities, support groups and services in the community.

Street Talking Café takes place at Crispin Community Centre, Street on alternate Wednesdays between 10am and 12pm. 

Glastonbury Talking Café is held every Tuesday at Tor Leisure, Street Road, Glastonbury from 10 am to 12.00 pm.

Just turn up or if you would like further details please contact Health Connections Mendip on 01373 468368 or mendip.healthconnections@nhs.net


Pain Management Courses

These are for people who experience chronic pain.  Friendly, supportive programme of 6 free workshops aiming to equip patients with the self-confidence, knowledge and skills to better manage their health and pain. Courses run at venues across Mendip.  Contact the service for details and booking information.


Health Walks

Free local walks are available from all GP practices in West Mendip.  Currently there is one walk a month from Vine Surgery Partnership.  The aim is for fortnightly walks in the New Year.  These walks help you to feel good, have more energy, sleep better and manage your weight.  Contact Jo at Zing on 0800 412 5502 for more information or ask at Vine Surgery Partnership Reception


Health Connections Directory

Our Directory lists local support groups, services and organisations in Mendip which support you with your health and wellbeing.  Visit our website on www.healthconnectionsmendip.org for access.


Annual Report

Read the Health Connections Mendip Annual Report for 2016