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Out of Hours
When the surgery is closed please dial 111.

Home Visits
Patients may need to ask for a home visit if they are genuinely house bound or too ill to visit the surgery. We ask that you aim to contact us before 11am if possible, unless it is an emergency, to enable the GP to plan their rounds for the day. All home visits will be assessed by the GP who will make telephone contact first to discuss access arrangements and visiting times.

Test Results
If you need to ring the surgery for test or x-ray results ordered by the practice, please ring between 2.00 p.m.- 4.00 p.m. on 01643 703289.

Latest News

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

Magna Housing is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to the elderly within a 10 mile radius of Watchet, one or two lunch times a week, between 11.45am and 1.30pm.

Volunteers need to have their own transport and mileage will be reimbursed at 45p per mile.

For more information please contact the sheltered housing team on 0800 999 6130 or go to admin-shss@magna.org.uk

Patient Participation Group Members Needed

Our Patient Participation Group (PPG) is on the lookout for new members to fill vacancies after the departure of two long-serving group members. Patients from any background are welcome and we would particularly like to attract young people and those aged up to 39 years who are currently not represented on our face-to-face group.

The PPG usually meets on the last Friday of ever other month from 12.30pm to 2pm and lunch is provided. 

If you are interested in joining our PPG please contact practice manager Sharon Rowe by emailing info@irnhamlodge.nhs.uk or telephone 01643 703289.

Choosing the Right NHS Service

West Somerset Healthwise is a publication designed to inform patients of the most appropriate NHS service to choose according to symptoms and urgency.  It includes useful contacts for eye conditions and dental emergency.  Choosing well ensures you receive the right care at the right time and that emergency care is available to those people who need it the most. The publication is available in GP surgeries and has been produced by the West Somerset GP Federation.

Register for Online Access

GP telephone consultations can now be booked online by patients who register for our facility Patient Access.

Repeat prescriptions can also be ordered via this service and patients can let us know when they need to update their contact details.

If you would like to register for this service, please complete this form and return it to steve.quantick@irnhamlodge.nhs,uk

This service can also allow patients access to their medical records and may be particularly useful for those patients who need to regularly monitor test results.  If you think this service would be of benefit to you, please contact Steve Quantick on 01643 703289 or steve.quantick@irnhamlodge.nhs.uk

Your Summary Care Record

For information on how your personal data is processed by the NHS please click here.

National Diabetes Audit

This GP practice is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. The project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA).

To take part, your GP practice will share information about your diabetes care and treatment with the NDA. The type of information, and how it is shared, is controlled by law and enforced by strict rules of confidentiality and security.

For further information about how your information is used please see the NDA patient information leaflet -

NDA Patient Information Leaflet

Taking part in the NDA shows that this GP practice is committed to improving care for people with diabetes.

If you do not want your information to be used, please inform the receptionist, your GP or nurse. This will not affect your care.

 
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