The practice contracts with NHS England , the Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group and Somerset County Council to provide NHS services under three categories

  1. Essential Services
  • Management of patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill.
  • General management of patients who are terminally ill.
  • Management of chronic disease.
  1. Additional Services
  • Cervical screening
  • Contraceptive services and Devices
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services
  • Minor surgery/Joint Injections
  1. Enhanced Services
  • Near patient testing (regular blood testing for specific medications)
  • Extended Hours
  • IUCD (coil) fitting
  • Patient access
  • Choice and booking
  • Practice based commissioning
  • Supporting information management and technology
  • Shared care for drug users
  • Seasonal Vaccinations (Flu, Pneumonia, Shingles, Meningitis etc.
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Learning Disability Healthchecks
  • Care Planning

 

Our Nurse Practitioner has completed extensive specialist training in diagnosis, examination, disease management and prescribing, enabling her to see and treat patients for a range of illnesses to include

  • Cough, colds & sore throats
  • Skin conditions
  • Chest infections
  • Ear problems
  • Abdominal pain
  • Routine prescription medicines enquiries
  • Asthma & Diabetes issues i.e flare-ups and queries
  • Contraceptive matters
  • Other minor illness and ailments.