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Priory Medical Centre, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ

Tel: 01749 601 333

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Health Connections Mendip is a free 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 phoning us on 01373 468368, email: mendip.healthconnections@nhs.net or visit us at: Health Connections Mendip.



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One-to-one appointments with a Health Connector at Wells City Practice

Our Health Connectors support you to make positive changes to improve your health and wellbeing. Sessions are held at Wells City Practice each week. If you would like to book an initial appointment with our Health Connector - Karen Mason, please call 01373 468368 or email mendip.healthconnections@nhs.net. Karen is normally at the Practice on a Tuesday and would be happy to have a quick chat with you about our service.  Just ask at reception to see if she is free.


Talking Cafés

Come along to your local Talking Café where you can:
Meet new people, make new friends, and chat to a community health champion about activities, support groups and services in the community.

Wells Talking Café is held at Pickwick's Country Kitchen, Broad Street, Wells on alternate Thursdays between 10am and 12pm (term-time only).

Shepton Mallet Talking Café is held at Peppers, High Street, every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 12pm (term-time only).

Glastonbury Talking Café is held every Tuesday at Tor Leisure, Street Road, Glastonbury from 10 am to 12 pm (term time).

Street Talking Café is held at Crispin Community Centre, Street on alternate Wednesdays between 10 am and 12pm (term-time).

No need to book, but if you want to find out more you are welcome to contact us at Health Connections Mendip on 01373 468 368 or email at 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 Connections Directory

Our Directory lists local support groups, services and organisations in Mendip which support you with your health and wellbeing.


Health Walks

Free local walks are available from all GP Practices in West Mendip. These walks help you to feel good, have more energy, sleep better and manage your weight.  There are monthly walks from this Practice on a Wednesday morning.  Contact Jo at Zing on 0800 412 5502 for more information or ask at Wells City Practice Reception.