Blood Bottle Shortage. Notice to Patients

A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests. Anyone who needs a test for urgent health problems, will still get one but where your clinician recommends that it’s safe to do so, then you may be asked to come back for a test […]

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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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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

WE ARE CURRENTLY SENDING OUT TEXT MESSAGES TO OUR PATIENTS INVITING THEM TO BOOK FOR THEIR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS. THIS IS TO CONFIRM THESE TEXTS ARE GENUINE. THANK YOU.

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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***

Restricted Access We are severely restricting access to our waiting rooms. This is to help protect vulnerable patients and staff. Please make every effort to avoid coming to the Surgery. Don’t come with others and keep your distance from our staff. Attending the Surgery The latest infection control guidance from Somerset CCG asks that patients […]

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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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