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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 more information about appointments, registrations, shielding, social distancing and what to do if home isn't safe on our dedicated Coronavirus Page

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.  

Community Midwives

Midwife- Emma Ratcliffe

Visits expectant mothers in their homes, holds a weekly antenatal clinic, holds relaxation classes and cares for mother and baby after delivery. If you need a midwife urgently out of surgery hours, please ring 01278 436774 (Mary Stanley Midwifery Led Unit, Bridgwater Hospital Maternity Unit) and they will bleep the midwife on call.  If you have recently discovered you are pregnant and have not yet been referred to the midwife, please complete this Midwife Referral Form, print it out and return it to us at Cheddar Medical Centre.  (Forms are available from reception if you do not have access to a printer).

Community Nurses

Our Community Nursing Team give nursing care to those patients unable to visit the surgery. They are based at Cheddar Medical Centre and can be contacted on 01934 743519 where, if they are unavailable, a message can be left on their Voicemail.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors are primarily involved in the provision of advice, health education and developmental screening for children under 5 years. They are based at Axbridge Surgery and can be contacted on 01934 732425.

Jo Stevens
Suzanne Moss
Caroline Woodcock
 
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