Welcome to Tawstock Medical Centre
Tawstock Medical Centre is a GP surgery in Chard with approximately 6950 patients.
Dr Down and Dr Alberts are the partners within the surgery and opened the new building in January 2014.
FLU CLINIC SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 2019 (Followed by Saturday 12th October)
If you are eligible to have the flu vaccine please try to attend on this date. If not there will be clinics in the following weeks - please ask at Reception for details.
To help reduce queues please try to attend within the following times:
Surname A - E 0900 - 0930 Surname F - L 0930 - 1000
Surname M - S 1000 - 1030 Surname T - Z 1030 - 1100
Please note this clinic is NOT for nasal flus - a separate clinic will be run for this in due course.
NOTICE TO PATIENTS
Since the foundation of Tawstock Medical Centre in 1994 we have always endeavoured to make appointments easily available and have empowered our receptionists to be as helpful as possible in providing a same day service.
In the last year this has become increasingly difficult due to a variety of circumstances, mostly related to the excessive workload, national shortage of GPs and our rapidly increasingly list size – we have increased from 4500 in 2014 to our current list size of over 6950. These are all factors outside our control and as a result we find that we are struggling to provide same day appointments.
We would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding if you are unable to book an appointment as easily as you would like, but please be mindful that this is not the receptionist’s fault. Thank you.
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APPOINTMENTS/ENQUIRIES 01460 67763
EMERGENCIES 01460 67762
OUT OF HOURS 111
The surgery is open Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.30pm Except Bank Holidays.
Saturdays 8.30 - 10.45 (Pre- booked Improved Access)
See our Emis Access User Guide for further information
Would you like to have a say about the services provided at Tawstock Medical Centre?
The Patient Participation Group would like to hear your views.