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IMPORTANT - CORONAVIRUS

Due to the current coronavirus outbreak we have made significant changes to the way the practice operates. You can find the most up to date information on our dedicated Coronavirus Page

Easter Bank Holidays

Cheddar Medical Centre will be closed on Friday 10th and Monday 13th April due to the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Please ensure you have enough of your regular medication to last over the bank holiday weekend. If you need to order prescriptions allow plenty of time for your request to be processed. 

GP Changes

We are sad to announce that Dr Alsop has now left Cheddar Medical Centre. However we look forward to welcoming Dr Jo Durrant to the practice in May. Dr Ginn will be away from the practice on Maternity leave from the end of March. Dr Ginn’s patients will be looked after by Dr Simon Lynes until her return.

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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