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IMPORTANT - CORONAVIRUS

If you are visiting the practice please wear a face covering. Information about appointments, registrations, shielding and what to do if home isn't safe is available on our Coronavirus Page

REMEMBER - Monday 31st August is a bank holiday. Cheddar Medical Centre will be closed so make sure you order any prescriptions in plenty of time. 

Mental Health for Young People

Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group have launched a Survey for children and young people's mental health. If you are aged between 8 and 18 years old you can take the survey here.

Sexual Health 

Free chlamydia and HIV testing is available from: https://www.freetest.me/landing/swish

 CQC Inspection 2019

We are delighted to announce that we were inspected by the Care Quality Commission in October and have been graded as "Good" full details of the inspection report can be found here.

Prescription Requests

From 1st September 2019 there will be changes to the way we handle some prescription requests. Please see our Repeat Prescriptions page for more information. 

Text Messaging Service

We are introducing a new text message reminder service! More information and instructions on how to sign up can be found at the bottom of our appointments page.  

Patient Resources

There are lots of places you can look for really useful information on how to manage your health, conditions and general lifestyle.

Bowel Disease:

The NHS offers free online courses which cover areas of bowel disease including; Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and dietary advice. These can be accessed here.

You can email patient.webinars@nhs.net if you want to sign up.

Diabetes:

Diabetes UK provides resources aimed at helping you to manage your Diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes

Food Labels Made Easy

Healthy Lifestyles

The British Heart Foundation offers lots of useful information on how to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle:

Eating Well

Taking Control of Alcohol

Taking Control of Salt

Taking Control of Saturated Fats

Taking Control of Sugar

Understanding Blood Pressure

Understanding Cholesterol

Understanding Physical Activity

Understanding Smoking

Understanding Stress

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Understanding Weight



 
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