Please call to book an appointment for your annual review.
You can get more information on Asthma at the Asthma UK website.
You can get more information on COPD at The British Lung Foundation
Dr Day holds a COIL clinic once a month for COIL (Mirena & Copper) fitting, removals and checks (if the COIL has been fitted at Ryalls Park MC). If you are unsure whether you would like a COIL please contact the surgery to book an appointment with a clinician to discuss this further. However, if you wish to have a COIL fitted and feel that you do not require an appointment with a clinician beforehand, please contact the surgery requesting an appointment for a COIL clinic.
We do not offer implants under our contraception services. If you would like an implant fitted we direct our patients to SWISH:
See the SWISH website or contact SWISH's booking line on 0300 124 5010.
Please see this Yeovil baby clinic document for further information.
These clinics are held twice a month on alternate weeks (Wednesday mornings). The Surgery will be in contact (either by telephone or a letter will be sent) when your child's immunisations are due. The immunisations are administered by the Practice Nurse. Please call on 01935 434000 if you have any questions.
For School Leavers Immunisations, you will receive a card from the Patient Practitioner Service informing you that the injections are due, but then you must ring the Surgery and book an appointment with the Practice Nurse for this.
If you want more information about Immunisations why have a look at our Immunisations page.
We all feel low or down at times,but sometimes problems can become worse and affect our day to day lives. You may feel alone or panicky, find yourself crying a lot, find difficulty doing every day tasks or not getting so much pleasure out of life. You may feel like nothing can de done to help you feel better. If you feel like this and would like support, please contact your GP.
Your GP may refer you to Talking Therapies Service.This is a new service to help people in Somerset access appropriate mental health support quickly and easily, providing the help you need when you really need it. Once referred you will be contacted by a wellbeing coordinator to talk about your situation and identify the service that most suits your needs.
Diabetic checks are carried out in two parts.
For a diabetic check you will now need to book the first appointment with either Lauren or Emma (Health Care Assistant). This will be a 30 minute appointment. Please remember to bring your blood sugar monitoring book and a urine sample. Lauren or Emma will then arrange an appointment with Lisa (Practice Nurse) when your results are back. Lisa will liaise with Dr Regan to arrange an appropriate follow up if required.
For more information about Diabetes see the Diabetes UK website.
Patients are seen on an individual basis for a variety of conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, raised cholesterol, irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease and food intolerance. A wide range of age groups are seen from children to the elderly and domiciliary visits are possible for house-bound patients.
A typical appointment lasts 30 minutes and it is very helpful if the patient has kept a record of food and drink consumed over the last 3 days. Food diaries can be collected from reception if you wish. Referral to the service is via a doctor or another member of the practice team such as the practice nurse or the Health Visitor.
You might want to look up The British Heart Foundation who have excellent advice about healthy eating.
If you’re at risk of serious illness or complications from flu, you should have the seasonal flu vaccination each year. The seasonal flu vaccination is offered free of charge to people in at-risk groups.
If you’re not in one of the groups below, you do not need the seasonal flu vaccination.
You should have the seasonal flu vaccination if you:
Pregnant women also should have the seasonal flu vaccination.
Medical conditions that put you at higher risk of complications from flu include:
If you're the carer of an elderly or disabled person, make sure they have had their flu vaccination and that you are also immunised.
The flu clinics are run during October and November each year, but we can continue to administer flu vaccinations into the new year.
A Pneumonia vaccination is also available, however you only require this once in a lifetime unlike the flu vaccination which is given yearly.
The Midwife comes to the Medical Centre every Monday and every other Thursday to run a clinic. If you discover you are pregnant and are feeling well then there is no need to see the doctor. Your initial booking appointment will be carried out at Yeovil District Hospital. You will need to contact the midwives at the hospital on 01935 384449. Leave your name, telephone number and surgery details and they will ring you back to discuss it. You will be cared for by the Maple team of midwives.
Clinics are held on Monday afternoons and every other Thursday afternoon with the first appointment availabe at 14:00 and the last appointment available at 16:20, each appointment typically lasts 20 minutes.
We are building a Patient Participation Group and the overall aim of our group (PPG) is to develop a positive and constructive relationship between patients, the practice and the community it serves, ensuring the practice remains accountable and responsive to all its patients' needs.
Our Group key roles are:
More information - GROUP MEMBERSHIP
All registered patients are welcome to express an interest in joining the group. If you would like to do so, please pass your details to Daniel Vincent, Practice Manager.
The practice takes a positive, proactive approach to the management of patients who suffer from a wide group of chronic diseases.
Patients with a chronic disease will be kept under review and will be invited to see the Practice Nurse or GP to monitor their condition.
Clinics are run by the Nursing team and are held during the morning and afternoon surgeries. Patients can now receive their results on the same day along with weekly diaries of instructions. INR clinics are proving to be very beneficial to both patient and clinician.
What is ACES?
ACES is a free service available to all patients registered with a Somerset GP.
The service provides patients experiencing recently occurring medical eye conditions with appropriate treatment closer to home.
The service is provided by local optometrists with the specialist knowledge and skills to carry out this work at a locally approved opticians.
For more info at the Somerset Children Centres website.
What is it?
Osteopathy is a safe and effective form of treatment, suitable for all ages. It is used to treat pain and musculo-skeletal conditions (affecting bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments) arising from faults in the body framework. These faults are usually caused by injury, stress or wear and tear
Osteopaths use their highly trained sense of touch to diagnose and treat these faults, helping to relieve pain and allow the body to return to efficient, normal functioning as quickly as possible.
All Osteopaths must complete a minimum of four years’ full time training and be registered with the General Osteopathic Council. They are bound by a strict code of conduct and confidentiality. Osteopaths must also carry out at least 30 hours of Continuing Professional Development each year.
When to consult an Osteopath
Osteopathy can be effective for many conditions, including:
Back problems resulting from childbirth or the postural changes associated with pregnancy.
For further info at the Essential Osteopaths website or call 01935 574900
Please note that this is not a free service offered on the NHS. To see the osteopathy clinicians please click on the Practice staff tab under nursing.
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