We like to see our diabetic patients on a regular basis to help them manage their own disease well. Patients are sent letters to remind them when to book their diabetic appointments.
We suggest that asthmatic patients should have annual asthma checks which need to be booked with the nurse.
This is provided in conjunction with the midwives and hospital doctors of The Yeovil Women’s Hospital (East Somerset NHS Trust). The Oak team are responsible for our patients. They can be contacted at Yeovil Hospital on 01935 384350.
Baby Clinics are held at the following venues. You can attend any clinic, but please bring along the childs Red Record book along with you.
Wyndham Park Community House, BA21 5DZ - Tuesdays - 9.15-10.45am
Reckleford Community Centre - Thursdays - 2.00-4.00 pm
Health vistors will be present at these clinics for you to discuss any worries or concerns you may have.
Child Health Surveillance
When your child is due any immunisations you will be notified by the Somerset Health Authority, who will advise you to make an appointment to see one of the nurses. The doctors like to see your child to do a pre-school check, which coincides with their pre-school injections.
We are pleased to advise patients concerning contraception. Please make an appointment with one of the Nurse Practitioners for contraceptive advice.
Certain types of minor operations are available within the surgery. These include joint injections, removal of small skin lumps, freeze treatment for warts etc. Please make an appointment with one of the doctors for advice.
We recommend testing every three years for ages between 25 –49 and every five years between 50-64. Please make an appointment to see one of the Nurses.
This service is available at the practice. The Health Care Assistants will be pleased to see you, in confidence, for a chat about any health issue that concerns you.
Patients under the age of 25 can pick up a self testing kit from the surgery.
Private Medical Services
Examinations and certificates can be arranged for a private fee
A physiotherapist at sees patients weekly to treat those that are referred by the doctor.