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Welcome to Polden Medical Practice

The Doctors and Staff at Polden Medical Practice in Edington and Woolavington are proud to offer the highest standard of Patient-Centred Healthcare.

We run many Clinics for the management of Chronic diseases such as Asthma and Diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including Antenatal and Postnatal care, Minor surgery, Childhood Vaccinations. 

Feedback and suggestions are always welcomed by the Practice please call Helen Jackson, Practice Manager to have a confidential discussion about any concerns.

Polden Medical Practice

Our Vision: A Modern Country practice demonstrating excellence in Patient Centred Healthcare with a Personal and Caring approach.

Our Mission: To Be A Professional and Effective Team Supporting Each Other to put Patients at the Heart of All We Do.
 

Stop Press

We have made some changes to our telephone system to help us handle your calls more efficiently.  We have implemented a new menu system and you will be given five options to choose from, which will allow your calls to be diverted through to the appropriate member of our team.

The options now available are as follows:

  • Press 1 to book or cancel an appointment
  • Press 2 for our repeat prescription line.  Please note that this line is open between the hours of 10am to 12 am, and 3pm to 5pm
  • Press 3 for test results and sick notes.  Please note this service is available between the hours of 2pm and 5pm
  • Press 4 for referrals and hospital appointments. Please note this service is available between the hours of 10am and 3pm
  • Press 5 or hold for all other enquiries

We have a few teething problems while the new system settles in and we would like to apologise to our patients for any inconvenience you may have experienced.  Please may we ask you to bear with us while these are resolved.

Thank you for your patience


Next Scheduled Closures (closures apply to both Surgeries):

2017:

  • Wednesday 18th January
  • Thursday 16th February
  • Tuesday 14th March
  • Wednesday 19th April
  • Thursday 18th May
  • Tuesday 20th June
  • Wednesday 19th July
  • Thursday 17th August
  • Tuesday 19th September
  • Wednesday 18th October
  • Thursday 16th November
  • Tuesday 12th December

The Practice will be closed between either 1pm to 5pm or 2pm to 5pm on Staff Training dates.

For information on all upcoming closures please Click Here.


Seasonal Flu Clinics - Are you in the risk groups?

You will be offered a Seasonal ‘Flu Vaccination’ only if you are a patient with one of the following At Risk Conditions:

  • Imumunosuppression due to disease or treatment
  • Chronic respiratory disease (including asthma)
  • Chronic heart disease        
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Diabetes
  • Aged 65 or over
  • Carers - Must be registered as a carer at the practice.

Flu clinics will be held at Edington and Woolavington Surgeries.

These are very short appointments just for the Flu vaccinations with several patients being booked into the same slot. There is limited car parking at Woolavington, so please can local patients walk or cycle to the surgery if possible.

New dates have been arranged!  Please ring the practice to book an appointment.

 

Welcome to Dr Csaba Gogh

Polden Medical Practice would like to welcome Dr Csaba Gogh to our Partnership. Dr Gogh is moving to Somerset from Cornwall where he has been working within General Practice.  Dr Gogh will be working full time and will be available to see throughout the week. Please follow the practice appointments protocol to arrange an appointment to see him

 

General News

Our current news stories include:

  • Changes to our telephone system
  • Welcome to Dr Csaba Gogh
  • Liquid Nitrogen Service
  • Named Accountable GP
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Would you like to be part of our Virtual Patient Participation Group?
    Read more...

 

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