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Noticeboard

  • The surgery email address is: somccg.enquiries.lyngfordpark@nhs.net
  • We are asking ALL patients to please wear a face covering when attending the surgery for an appointment. This can be a mask, or a scarf/shawl that covers your nose and mouth. Thank you.
  • To reduce your chances of catching COVID-19 and reduce pressure on your local GP practice during this busy time, appointments will be carried out over the phone, through video consultations or online via our website Engage Consult, unless there is a clinical need for you to come into the practice. This will help minimise the risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.
  • Please note: Following guidelines from NHS England our online appointment booking system has been temporarily disabled.
  • If you have concerns about the Coronavirus, please click on the link below with guidance for general public. Link: Coronavirus: Latest Information & Advice
  • General information on Coronavirus can be accessed at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS
  • In line with the NHS Long Term Plan, our fax machine will no longer be in use from 01.04.2020. Our secure email address, somccg.enquiries.lyngfordpark@nhs.net, can be used as an alternative way to contact us. 
  • The new Spring 2020 Newsletter is available here Lyngford Park Surgery Spring Newsletter. The practice autumn and spring newsletters from 2019 are available to read by clicking Lyngford Park Surgery Spring Newsletter and Autumn Newsletter
  • The practice now offers an appointment reminder service via text, for more information click here.
  • For more information about online consultations and queries scroll down or click here
  • Appointment Cancellation - To cancel an appointment simply text us on 07922037720 leaving your name and date of your appointment or ring our Reception Team on 01823 333355.
  • To view the updated practice privacy notice click here
  • Please note that the Private Travel Clinic service ceased with effect from 1 June 2017
  • You can also book appointments and order repeat medication online - ask at Reception. We want to offer you more choice and more convenience.
  • The practice offers appointments 5 days a week and up until 8pm on Tuesdays (and some Wednesdays) - Remember, you can book an appointment up to 6 weeks in advance.
  • Out of Hours - NHS 111 - This service is for when you need medical help fast but it is not a 999 emergency.

Clinics

Please speak to a member of our reception team to book an appointment in one of our specialist clinics.

Asthma

Asthma reviews are available at various times throughout the week with our clinical pharmacist, Clare Cannon. Your asthma review can be carried out face to face or over the telephone.

Smear Tests

A smear test is a 20 minute appointment and can be made at any time throughout the week. Smear tests can be booked with our practice nurses Olena Rudyuk or Ruth Shurley, or one of our GP's Dr Shackleton or Dr Khin.

Antenatal Clinic

pregnant11Our midwife, Nikala Jones, holds a clinic on a Wednesday.

If you have just found out you are pregnant, you do not need to see a GP unless you have specific concerns you would like to discuss. You can book straight in to see Nikala. To do this, please visit the NHS Somerset Website by clicking the following link: NHS Somerset Maternity Booking Form. You need to fill out the online Maternity Booking Form and the maternity department will then contact you to arrange your first midwife appointment at the surgery.

Diabetic Clinic

Clinics are held on a Tuesday and Thursday each week with our diabetic nurse, Olena Rudyuk.

Family Planning

All the doctors and nurses are happy to discuss this and nearly all forms of contraception can be provided from the surgery.

Emergency and confidential advice is available at all times, by appointment.

Immunisations 

vaccination3Children are notified by the Patient & Practitioner Services at the Primary Care Trust when they need to come for immunisation or check–ups. Clinics are held every Tuesday.

If you plan to go abroad please contact us well in advance as it may take 2 months, or more, to fit in a full course of immunisations (see the travel page).

Minor Surgery

Minor surgical procedures are carried out in the practice under local anaesthetic. Your own doctor will arrange this for you. 

Menopause and HRT

All the doctors are able to give advice on these topics.

Chiropody

We host a private clinic on Friday afternoons. You can arrange an appointment through reception. A 20 minute session costs £30.

Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy clinics are held at the surgery every Tuesday morning with Megan Adcock, alternatively, you can choose to be seen at the physiotherapy department at Dene Barton. Your GP can refer you for physio.

Pharmacist

We have a Pharmacist, Clare Cannon, in the practice 4 days per week,  if you wish to discuss your medication.  Please book an appointment with the reception team. Click here for more information

 

 
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