Mendip Country PracticeChurch StColefordRadstockSomerset, BA3 5NQTel: 01373 812244
Open 08.30 - 10.30am on:
Saturday 18th January 2020
Saturday 4th April 2020
Saturday 9th May 2020
Saturday 6th June 2020
Saturday 22nd August 2020
Saturday 26th September 2020
Saturday 24th October 2020
We have joined with Beckington Family Practice, Grove House Surgery Shepton Mallet, Park Medical Centre Shepton Mallet and Oakhill Surgery 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 5 surgeries on the following days and times.
Mendip Country Practice every Tuesday morning 7.30am – 8.00am and Saturday mornings 8.30 am – 10.30am
Beckington Family Practice 8.30am – 10.30am (please check their website for details)
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 close 1.00 - 1.30pm for lunch however the telephone lines remain open.
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 4th February 2020
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Tuesday 28th April 2020
Tuesday 9th June 2020
On these mornings there will be a duty doctor surgery.
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