Mendip Country PracticeChurch StColefordRadstockSomerset, BA3 5NQTel: 01373 812244
Open 5th January 19 followed by Alternate Saturdays
08.30 - 12.00 noon
Christmas Opening Hours
Saturday 21st December
8:30 – 10:30
Monday 23rd December
08:00 - 18:30
Christmas Eve 24th December
Christmas Day 25th December
Boxing Day 26th December
Friday 27th December
08:00 - 18:30
Saturday 28th December
Monday 30th December
New Year’s Eve 31st December
New Year’s Day
Thursday 2nd January
Friday 3rd January
We have joined with Beckington Family Practice and Frome Medical Practice to provide additional appointments for patients.
These appointments are bookable in advance and same day, both face to face and telephone appointments are available.
Patients can access appointments at any of the 3 surgeries on the following days and times.
Mendip Country Practice alternate Saturday mornings 8.30 am – 12.00 noon
every Tuesday morning 7.30am – 8.00am.
Frome Medical Practice – Monday to Friday 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Beckington Family Practice on the opposing Saturday to Mendip Country Practice 8.30am – 12.00 noon.
Our dispensary is also open during our additional times for collection and ordering of repeat prescriptions.
Please note our normal opening hours remain unchanged. Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm. We do not close for lunch.
From 1st October 2019 there will be a change to the Extended hours and Saturday clinics offered. Mendip Country Practice will be part of the Mendip Network, which comprises of 5 GP Surgeries (MCP, Oakhill Surgery, Beckington Practice, Shepton Mallet Grove Surgery and Shepton Mallet Park Surgery).
Between these 5 practices we will provide evening appointments one day per week each on a rotation, from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. Many of these appointments will be telephone consultation, so there is no need for you to travel.
We will continue to open at 7.30am every Tuesday to provide early morning appointments.
We will however open occasionally on a Saturday morning in rotation with the other surgeries in our Network for pre-bookable routine appointments. On these days the Dispensary or phone lines will not be open. Please see our website or pick up a leaflet from Reception for opening dates and times.
If you require urgent medical assistance or advice in the evenings, weekends and on bank holidays there are a range of services available to you in East Mendip:
NHS 111 NHS 111 provides urgent medical help or advice to patients between the hours of 18:30 and 08:00, Monday to Friday and at weekends and on Bank Holidays. You may be asked to attend a local centre to see the GP.
Some local pharmacies can provide the following: A minor ailments scheme is provided by pharmacies (chemists) who are trained to assess and treat minor ailments including:
Some medications can be prescribed and may be charged for.
Minor Injury Units are staffed by Emergency nurse Practitioners, who have the training and experience to deal with:
The minor injuries unit operates a Nurse Led Treatment Centre seven days a week 08:00 – 20:30. Telephone 01373 454770.
For the assessment and treatment of recently occurring eye injuries such as:
Please ring in advance as specific appointments are made available as required: Eye tech opticians 25, Market Place, Frome, Somerset BA11 1 AH – 01373 462573 Available Monday to Saturday by appointment. This service will be shortly relocating to the new health park.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Please note that general surgery will be closed for staff training on the mornings of
Tuesday 3rd September 19
Tuesday 1st October 19
Tuesday 5th November 19
Tuesday 3rd December 19
On these mornings there will be a duty doctor surgery.
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