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HELPFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Polden Medical Practice
Acute Emergency   999
Appointments & Enquiries   01278 722077
Appointment Cancellations   01278 722077
Out of hours   111
Repeat Prescriptions   01278 723459
     
NHS Direct Advice Line   111
     
General Help
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)   01179 265520
Age UK (formerly Age Concern)   0800 1696565
AIDS - National Helpline   0800 567123
Alzheimer's Disease Society   01749 344774
British Diabetic Association South West   01823 324007
Carers National Association   0808 8087777
Citizens Advice Shepton Mallet   01749 343010
Community Transport   01278 434881
Cruse   01749 347625
Dental Helpline   0845 7697691
Domestic Abuse Helpline   0845 3459122
Family Planning, Pregnancy & Sexual Counselling   0845 1228690
Job Centre Plus - Wells   0845 6043719
Mendip District Council   01749 648999
NHS Health Checks   01823 261794
NHS Somerset   01935 384000
Novas Scarman group Housing advice   01458 251615
On The Level (Drug and alcohol service for under 18s)   01749 836727
Patient transport advice centre   01278 432025
Patient Transport Service   01278 727444
Red Cross Transport   01823 273707
Relate - Marriage Guidance   01749 671727/677920
Royal National Institute for the Blind   0303 123 9999
Samaritans   08457 909090
Slinky (Was dial a ride (patient transport)   01749 344141
Social Services   0845 3459133
Somerset Association for the blind   01823 333818
SWEDA (Somerset And Wessex Eating Disorders Association)   01458 448611
Transporting Somerset (patient transport service)   01823 357713 or
01823 357688
Turning Point (Drug and alcohol service for 18 and over)   01373 475560
     
Hospitals
Bath Royal United Hospital   01225 428331
Bristol Royal Infirmary   01179 230000
Bridgwater Community Hospital   01278 436555
CircleBath   01761 422222
Dorothy House Bath   01225 722988
Frenchay Hospital Bristol NHS Trust   01179 701212
Musgrove Park  Hospital  Taunton   01823 333444
Nuffield Hospital Taunton   01823 286991
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases Bath   01225 465941
St Margarets Hospice Taunton   01823 259394
Shepton Mallet Community Hospital   01749 342931
Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre   01749 333600
Southmead Hospital Bristol NHS Trust   01179 505050
West Mendip Hospital Glastonbury   01458 836450
Weston Super Mare General   01934 636363
Yeovil District Hospital   01935 475122

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