Practice News

Infection control Measures from the 19th July 2021

As you are aware, the government will be removing all legal restrictions from Monday 19th July 2021.  However at the same time, in healthcare, we have a duty to ensure that we keep all of our patients, staff and vulnerable community as safe as we can, particularly considering the rising number of COVID infections.  For... Read more »

Menopause & HRT Webinar 27/07/2021

SAVE THE DATE Menopause & HRT Webinar Date: Tuesday 27th July, 7pm Presenter: Dr Kathryn Patrick Joining instructions to follow via website & social media

NHS App and Covid vaccination status

Proof of your vaccination status is available on the NHS App, which is also valuable for accessing your health records and ordering repeat prescriptions. The NHS App can be downloaded from here for iPhone or here for android. Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must... Read more »

Letter from David Heath regarding access to GP services

To everyone in Somerset Access to GP services Your local GP surgery and all the staff who work across the county, continue to work hard to support the health and care needs of their communities. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccination programme, they continue to care for people in Somerset. They have provided face-to-face,... Read more »

Letter to patients 20/05/2021

Following the recent article from the British Medical Association, we thought it was important to reiterate the pressures currently felt on general practice. We have been running our services throughout the pandemic, with our teams working above and beyond to deliver care in line with official guidance to ensure the safety of each other, our... Read more »


W.E.F. Tuesday 4th May 2021   Re-Opening practices and Infection control With the continued vaccination programme and reduction in people testing positive to Covid, SHS is now able to relax one of the measures put in place to reduce transmission within practices. Practices will be able to unlock the front doors and allow patients to... Read more »