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Latest CQC rating 'Good' in all areas

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Covid-19 Patient Reminder

The Meadows Surgery is taking part in the national PRINCIPLE clinical trial, which aims to find low-risk treatments for older people with COVID-19 that can be taken at home.

To be eligible to join the trial you will need to have experienced symptoms that are likely to be caused by COVID-19 for fewer than 15 days.

The trial is open to people aged 65 or over, or aged 50–64 with an underlying health condition.

You can join the trial online, even if you are not currently registered with our practice. For full details, visit

MINDLINE SOMERSET - Emotional support helpline Coronavirus is now open 24hr/7 days a week.  01823 276892

 CITIZENS ADVICE - If you are needing any Citizens advice during this time please click on the link.

Concerned about exemption for mask wearing out in public, then please click on the link below for more information and a downloadable card which you can use.


Care Quality Commission inspection news...

We are delighted to share our latest inspection news. The team at The Meadows Surgery, have been awarded an overall rating of ‘Good’, in all elements of the inspection criteria, following a full comprehensive inspection of healthcare services from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in May 2019.


The comprehensive inspection took place after the surgery became part of Symphony Healthcare Services (SHS) back in November 2018 and follows the last CQC inspection that took place in December 2017.


The surgery team were praised for providing a ‘good’ service across all areas including safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led areas.

For more details - visit our news page

The Meadows Surgery became part of Symphony Healthcare Services, a larger NHS healthcare organisation, with a network of GP practices in November 2018.  For more information please visit: or speak to the reception team if you have a question or query.  Thank you.

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For Current Staff Vacancies see NHS Jobs.


 The Meadows Surgery is part of the CLICK federation of practices covering Chard, Ilminster & Langport. cover picture

The new surgery opened for patients on 28th August 2012.  We have ample parking for all patients with designated disabled bays in front of the entrance.

Public transport is available from some rural areas to reach the surgery the bus timetable is avaliable here.

The dispensary is located within the lobby of the main entrance.

We have installed a new telephone system which we hope will improve access.  Please note that all telephone calls are now recorded. We offer face to face appointments with a range of health care professionals, telephone consultations & nurse triage.

At all face to face consultations from Monday 1st December 2014 you will be asked to complete a Friends & Family survey, this is a NHS England initiative and we ask that patients co-operate with the survey.  You can complete the survey at the surgery by posting the form in the survey box provided; using the IPad in reception, via SMS from Mjog or complete online by clicking on the link on this website.


Please note that from 1st April 2020 we shall be closing on the 4th Wednesday of the month only between 13:00 & 16:00 for staff meetings & Training.

To see our statement for intent for 2014-15 Contractual Requirement for Patient online Services, click here.


 We are located at the following address:


The Meadows Surgery

Canal Way



TA19 9FE  (not recognised by Sat Nav use Canal way)

Tel: 01460 52284

Dispensary: 01460 52469 (11:00am-13:00pm)  register for patient online services or download the NHS App to order prescriptions

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