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Mendip Country PracticeChurch StColefordRadstockSomerset, BA3 5NQTel: 01373 812244
MB BS DRCOG FP Cert FRCGP
(Qualified: Guy's Hospital, London University 1986)
MB BS, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP
(Qualified Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School 1994)
BM Sc (Hons), MB Ch B, DRCOG, MRCGP
(Qualified Dundee University 1990)
BSc (Hons) Pharmacology, MBChB, MRCGP
(Qualified: University of Bristol 2007)
The Mendip Country Practice is affiliated to several medical schools and each year helps to educate one or two future doctors. We also provide special training for fully qualified hospital doctors, who wish to specialise in General Practice. A Registrar may train with us for either 6 months or one year.
We are a member of the MRC (Medical Research Council) General Practice Framework – this means we occasionally carry out research with the help of our patients. Obviously permission is granted by the patient first and we may pass anonymised information from your medical records to the co–ordinating centre, but if a participant did not wish this to happen, this will be respected.
If we do ask for your help with MRC work, you are free to refuse without your medical care being affected.
Msc, Advanced Practice
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Assistant Practice Manager
Direct Dial 01373 814881
Frome Maternity 01373 456629
Our midwifery sister is based at Frome Community Hospital and provides help and advice for all pregnant ladies in the practice, as well as care during labour at Frome Community Hospital.
Tel: 01373 813784
District nurses make visits from our surgery; they help to care for sick or frail patients in their homes by offering advice, information, treatment and support.
Tel: 01373 814882