Appointments: 01749 342863
Urgent calls: 01749 342314

Clinics

Here you can find out the services and clinics we hold at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Ante natal

Antenatal Clinics are held by appointment by contacting the midwife team at the Community Hospital, Shepton Mallet (Tel 01749 342378). During the pandemic patients are being seen at Paulton Hospital.

Child Health

Assessment, and advice is carried out by both doctors and health visitors. The key checks are as follows: – 6 weeks Developmental check with the doctor. – 6 to 9 ... [continue] Child Health

Children’s Vaccinations Clinics

Information regarding Vaccinations These are held regularly as are school leavers sessions. You will receive notification to make an appointment direct from the health authority. Please bring with you to the appointment ... [continue] Children’s Vaccinations Clinics

Counselling

The doctor or nurse will advise how you can access these services, and refer you if necessary. Since the pandemic, patients are being contacted via the telephone or video consultation.

Family Planning

The doctor can advise on family planning during routine appointments, Dr Philippa Girling is trained to fit intra-uterine contraceptive devices and to insert and remove nexplanon implants. Emergency and confidential ... [continue] Family Planning

Health Promotion and Prevention

Our practice nurses can arrange blood tests, blood pressure checks, cervical smears, dietary advice, dressings, ear hygiene, routine immunisations, regular management of long term conditions, audiograms, family planning and NHS ... [continue] Health Promotion and Prevention

Holiday travel

Foreign travel We are no longer providing travel advice consultations and you will need to seek this from another service (see information below). We are only able to provide the ... [continue] Holiday travel

Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunisations

We arrange a vaccination programme annually in the autumn – usually October. Patients aged 65 or over and those of any age suffering from a chronic condition are encouraged to ... [continue] Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunisations

Long term conditions

Asthma, Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease, COPD etc Our practice nurses hold regular clinics for patients with long term conditions, please contact the surgery for advice and to arrange appointments.

Minor surgery

Doctors can carry out some minor procedures in the surgery – these sessions are by appointment and must be agreed with the doctor first.