Community Links / Contact Numbers
community Links / Contact numbers
NEW MATERNITY SELF-BOOKING SYSTEM AT T&S
ON MONDAY 11TH MARCH THE MATERNITY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMME LAUNCHED A NEW ONLINE SELF-REFERRAL FORM ON THE T&S WEBSITE MATERNITY FOR NEWLY PREGNANT WOMEN TO REGISTER FOR MATERNITY SERVICES.
THIS WILL ALLOW THEIR ADMIN TEAM TO COMPLETE PRE-REGISTRATION INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR CLINICAL SYSTEMS AS THEY PREPARE TO OFFER A ‘PAPER-LIGHT’ CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION SYSTEM, MEDWAY MATERNITY. THE FORM COLLECTS BASIC DEMOGRAPHIC DETAILS ALONGSIDE BASIC OBSTETRIC AND MEDICAL HISTORY. ONCE A SELF-REFERRAL HAS BEEN SUBMITTED A MIDWIFE WILL CONTACT THE PATIENT DIRECTLY TO OFFER EARLY PREGNANCY ADVICE AND TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT AT A SUITABLE TIME AND PLACE.
WHEN A PREGNANT LADY PRESENTS AT YOUR SURGERY TO REQUEST A BOOKING APPOINTMENT PLEASE ALSO DIRECT HER TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM SERVICES TO ALLOW DIRECT COMMUNICATION WITH HER MIDWIFE BEFORE HER APPOINTMENT.
TALKING CAFE IS BACK – FIND THE LOCAL SERVICES, SUPPORT ADVICE AND ACTIVITIES YOU NEED
tALKING cAFE vENUES ARE REOPENING ACROSS SOMERSET
PLEASE NOTE THEY ARE NO LONGER WALK IN CAFES – YOU MUST BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
CLICK HERE TO VIEW TIMES AND BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
Taunton SAMARITANS – access Samaritans the freephone number is 116123.
AGE UK – Virtual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (vCST)
Age UK Somerset have launched an online course of Virtual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (vCST) sessions using ‘Zoom’ to deliver fun, enjoyable sessions suitable for people living with a recent diagnosis of early onset dementia or mild to moderate dementia. THEY will also be launching face to face CST sessions in the not so distant future, once lockdown restrictions allow. more information can also be found on our website
01643 703441 - opt 1
01643 703441 - Opt 2
(SURGERY EMAIL ADDRESS)
If your correspondence relates to a request for medical treatment or any urgent matter please contact our Patient and Practitioner Services team on 01643 703441 (8:30am – 6:30pm). Our prescription line is available for any medication queries or prescription requests on the same number (9am - 12 noon, Monday – Friday).
Our GPs and clinical team cannot provide medical advice by email. General information for the attention of a GP will be passed on if requested.
Please note - this email is not continually monitored.
(REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS EMAIL ADDRESS)
This email is for repeat prescription requests only.
If your medication request is urgent please contact our prescription line on 01643 703441 (Option 2). 9am - 12 noon, Monday - Friday.
Please include your name and date of birth with your request. Please be advised that requests for “all repeats” or requests with limited information are likely to result in a delay in the processing of medication. In such instances, staff will need to contact you to discuss your exact requirements.
This email inbox is only monitored during prescription line hours - 9am - 12 noon, Monday - Friday.
For repeat prescription ordering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – please sign up to Patient Access or the NHS App – further details can be found on the Prescriptions and Online Access page of our website.
Minehead Medical Centre Address
Harley House Site
2 Irnham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DL