BE SAFE ONLINE

There are many hackers/scammers around who try to gain personal data.   Please find a list of measures to keep your on-line security safe and secure. Steps you can take to protect your identity Check your bank statements regularly for any unusual payments Check your credit report regularly Never give out personal details over the phone […]

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NHS Covid Pass – What you need to know

Below is a document with all you need to know about the new NHS Covid Passes Covid_Pass_information

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Sharing Patient Data

Certain data will be collected from patient records from 1st September 2021. The following video explains what NHS digital will collect and what it does not collect. We hope this information is of help when you are deciding whether to Opt Out of this scheme.  

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ACCESS TO FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS.

Our GP’s have continued to see patients in person during the pandemic, but as with many other NHS services, the number of face-to-face appointments has reduced to protect patients and staff, particularly those at higher risk if exposed to such a potentially lethal virus. Despite the relaxation of lockdown measures, Covid-19 is still circulating and […]

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UPDATE GUIDANCE ON WEARING A FACEMASK WHEN ENTERING THE SURGERY

The latest infection control guidance from Somerset CCG asks that patients wear a surgical facemask when entering a GP Practice. The reason for this is that they are proven to be most effective in protecting against the spread of COVID-19. We therefore politely ask that, from now on, patients wear a surgical facemask rather than […]

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NOTICE TO PATIENTS ENTERING ST JAMES SITE

Please note with immediate effect the entrance doors to St James’s surgery are now locked.  We have an intercom system now in place.  Please press the buzzer on door and a member of our reception team will help you via the intercom.

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NEW – LUNCHTIME CLOSURE OF ST JAMES

PLEASE NOTE FROM 19TH MARCH 2020 ST JAMES WILL BE CLOSED FROM 1PM – 2PM DAILY FOR THE DURATION OF COVID-19.

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****LATEST CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION***

COVID 19 TESTING Main symptoms High temperature A new and continuous Cough Loss or change to your sense of taste / smell Symptomatic Pathway Self-isolate immediately if you have any of the main symptoms Order a PCR test by phoning 119 or go online at GOV.UK (You do not need to do a PCR if […]

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Extended Hours / Improved Access

For appointments outside our core surgery times. For more information please click here.

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