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Welcome to Crewkerne Health Centre

Full_tree_chcWe hope this website will prove useful both to new patients and to patients who may have been registered with us for many years. We aim to provide a comprehensive and professional service and we hope the following information will enable you to make full use of the Health Centre.

The building has disabled access and facilities, including a hearing loop.

The Health Centre is adjacent to Crewkerne Community Hospital and we provide health care for patients living in Crewkerne and the surrounding villages within a five mile radius.

The doctors, practice nurses, counsellors and administrative staff work in conjunction with the district nurses, midwives, health visitors, school nurses and auxiliary nurses to form a Primary Health Care team. We believe that by working together within that ‘Team’ we can provide a comprehensive service to our patients in the community. We are committed to the values of traditional General Practice and we want to provide the best possible service.

The practice also oeprates a Minor Injuries service which is available from 8am until 6.30pm from Monday to Friday.  Any injury should have occurred in the last 48 hours and no appointment is necessary to access this service.

Please click here to read about a SPAM e-mail sent out purporting to be from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. 

 

Please click the 'Latest News' button for important information regarding the new NHS care.data service and how this might affect you or follow this link for a short animated video which explains what is planned.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3Pkb65rwZVI

(Site updated 18/07/2014)
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Patient Survey Report 2013-14

This has now been uploaded to the website.  Please click the Survey Report link below to read this.

 

NHS Direct Symptom Checker

Out of hours, patients may find this link to the NHS Direct Symptom Checker useful

http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/en/CheckSymptoms

Partnership News

Dr Susan Davies has now left the practice.  Letters were sent out to all Dr Davies' patients during May advising them of their new GP.

Patient Forum Newsletter

Please click this link to read the latest newsletter produced by the Practice Patient Forum. Patient Forum June newsletter

 

Minor Injuries Service

This service is now available at the Health Centre (previously it was based at Crewkerne Hospital) between 8am and 6.30pm from Monday to Friday.  Injuries should have occurred in the last 48 hours and you will be initially assessed by a member of the practice nurse team.  No appointments are necessary for this service. 

Health Centre Pharmacy

TheHealth Centre Pharmacy which opened in August 2012 now offers a minor ailments service.  The pharmacist is able to give advice and medication on a range of illnesses e.g. cystitis, coughs, colds, sore throats etc.  The Pharmacy is open from 7am until 10.30 pm from Monday to Saturday and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday. 

Virtual Patient Group

The practice would still like to recruit more members to our 'virtual' patient group to work with practice staff to consult on matters which are important to our patients.  Please click the button on the right hand side of the page if you are interested in finding out more.

 
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