If you are over 65 years of age or are on the At Risk register (ie those with asthma, heart conditions, chronic obstructive airways disease, kidney problems, stroke or diabetes) you will be offered a flu vaccination. Also if you are pregnant, a carer or a Health Care Worker you are eligible to be vaccinated. This programme usually takes place during October/November.
If you are entitled to the flu vaccination please book an appointment at the surgery.
For more information click on link below.
Shingles vaccine eligibility from 1st September 2016 until 31st August 2017. Click on link below for further information.
Appointments will be sent to children and teenagers from the Health Authority for their routine immunisations. Parents will be asked to provide written consent for their child to be immunised. Without consent the Practice Nurse may be unwilling to give the vaccination.
A Chiropodist sees patients privately at the surgery. The therapists working at this centre are fully qualified. There will be a fee for this service. For an appointment please phone the surgery on 01460 67763.
The following therapists hold sessions at the practice, for which there is a fee:
- Chiropodist - Christian Grimminger SRCh, MCh, DpodM
Friday morning and afternoon
Any minor injury can be dealt with at Chard Hospital. The unit is open 7 days a week from 8.30am – 8.30pm. Tel 01460 238229
CHECKS FOR OVER 75’s
If you are aged over 75 and would like an annual check please make an appointment.