The Meadows SurgeryCanal WayIlminsterSomerset, TA19 9FETel: 01460 52284
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We offer the following clinical services
For more information on these services please ask for an information sheet.
Our Practice Nurses Janet & Donna hold sessions Monday - Friday.
They are fully qualified to carry out:
The Nurses are assisted by our Health Care Assistants; Lydia & Georgia. Duties covered are different for each individual, so please contact the Surgery for more informaion.
The range of services covered by them are: venepuncture, blood pressure readings, 24 Hour ECG's, ECG's, weight management, health checks, simple dressings, stitch removal & INR monitoring.
We offer a range of private services that attract a fee.
Private medical examinationsA 30 minute appointment should be requested for: HGV & PSV medical, Life Insurance, pre-employment. Elderly drivers.
Standard fee applies and are payable in advance.
The current list of fees for services can be found displayed in reception and are available from the Practice Manager. These include:
Travel Advice: A fee is made for administering and supplying some travel vaccinations. The Practice Nurse will advise you beforehand of our charges. Contact the surgery for a travel advise information form to complete & return prior to your appointment.
We will telephone results after 2pm.
You will not hear from us if the result is normal or you are receiving the right treatment. For confidentiality results can only be given to the person concerned.
Should you wish to contact the surgery regarding a blood or specimen result please telephone AFTER 3pm. We will ask the Nurse or GP to phone you back if they are unavailable to take your call.
You can register for EMIS online and view your own results, please ask at reception.
Dr Saintey is able to fit Nexplanon implants a long acting contraception device. Please ensure you see the GP before making an appointment for fitting.
Dr Saintey is able to fit & remove contraceptive coils (IUDs), she requires a nurse to assist with fitting and therefore can only offer this service by booked appointment after initial counselling consultation. Please see you GP to discuss beforehand.
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