Glastonbury Surgery Feversham LaneGlastonbury, BA6 9LPTel: 01458 833666
In addition to general medical consultations we are pleased to be able to provide specialist clinics and services covering the following areas:
Please download this travel form, or collect one from the surgery reception, and complete it as fully as possible.
Please also take the time to visit www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk to read up about Hepatitis B, rabies, and other risk factors that may be relevant to your travels, so that when you see the nurse you are well informed.
Please then book an appointment with a nurse and bring your completed form with you.
At this initial appointment the nurse will discuss your requirements. You may not receive any vaccinations at this first appointment, but, if necessary, appointments will then be made for your vaccines.
If you are going on an extended, complex trip visiting several countries, please book a double appointment initially.
We recommend you book your appointment a minimum of 6 weeks before you are due to travel, as some vaccines are given as courses over weeks.
The surgery does not have last minutes appointments available, and any travel vaccination should be given a minimum of two weeks before you go, so please plan your trip to the surgery well in advance.
If you book in with a nurse too close to your travel date we may not be able to offer you vaccines. Alternatively, you could visit a travel clinic.
* Please note that some vaccinations will incur a fee, these can be viewed on our Non-NHS Services tab above.
If you require a Yellow Fever vaccination, and are not a registered patient at the Glastonbury Surgery, you will need to complete a Yellow Fever form . Your GP will need to complete part of the form, so please remember to allow sufficient time for them to do this, and for you to collect it prior to your appointment with us. If you do not have a completed form with you at the time of your appointment, we will not be able to provide you with the vaccination.
It is not possible to provide all services under the National Health Service and the following tables show the current level of private fees and the services for which you may have to pay.
If you have any concerns about the level of fee involved, please discuss this with your doctor prior to requesting the service.
List of charges @ August 2013
CERTIFICATES AND FORMS
Private sick note
Holiday vaccination Certificate
Holiday cancellation certificate
Fit to travel Certificate
BUPA/PPP/Private medical insurance claim
Sickness/Accident/Insurance Benefit Claim
Medical Examiniation Forma and Reports
Fee for medical consultation
(private patient per hour to include private Rx charges)
£197.50; £45.00 per 10 min appt
Pre-employment with report
HGV/PSV/Taxi Driver Examination with full medical
Elderly Driver Fitness Certificate with full medical
Racing Driver Fitness Certificate with full medical
Sports Medicals (including driving)
Childminder Health Form
Private Foster or Adoption Medicals (not County Council)
Insurance Proposal Fees (PMAs)
GP Supplementary Report
HIV Test & Counselling at Ins Co request
ECG Exam & Report at Ins Co Request
Access to Records (Under Data Protection Act)
Manual or combination of manual and computer records
Photocopy of medical report
30p per side
Blood Tests (Excluding the pathology lab fees)
Price on application
Yellow Fever Vaccination inc Certificate
NB: If you require a Yellow Fever Vaccination and are not a registered patient at the Glastonbury Surgery, you and your registered GP will need to complete this form . Please remember to allow sufficient time for this to be done and for you to collect it from your GP prior to your appointment with us.
If you do not have a completed form with you at the time of your appointment, we will not be able to provide you with the vaccination
Our reception staff will be happy to advise you about appointment availability and applicable charges.
The practice provides a confidential drop-in service for everyone aged 13 - 18. It is held every Thursday between 16:30 - 17:30 and young people who need treatment or advice about sexual health, contraception, eating disorders, drugs, counselling or general health matters are welcome to see either the doctor or practice nurses.
No appointment is necessary and patients are seen in turn as they arrive.
The Glastonbury Surgery is a Somerset C-Card Issue point. This is a totally free service offering condoms and sexual health information to all those aged 13-19.
You will need to have a quick chat with our trained C-Card issuer in order to sign up to this scheme, then you will be able to access condoms at any C-Card issue point across the country.
Please see Somerset Contraception and Sexual Health website for full details on this scheme.
With No Scalpel Vasectomies, the surgeon makes one tiny puncture with an instrument, which is then used to gently stretch the opening it has made so that the vas deferens can be reached and blocked using the same method as conventional vasectomies. There are no sutures so the wound heals far more quickly leaving no scar.
Dr Strawford is an experienced vasectomy surgeon and has received extensive training in this procedure and is a member of the British Association of No Scalpel Vasectomists. He offers no-obligation consultations to discuss all aspects of the procedure which is free of charge with the NHS at Glastonbury Surgery.
You should be able to return to light work the day after the procedure. Although please allow 2-3 days to be on the safe side. If your job is very physical or involves heavy lifting, a week off work is recommended.
There is little discomfort with the local anaesthetic and once this has worn off any pain felt is only slight and can be treated with paracetamol or ibuprofen.
The actual procedure will only take 20 to 30 minutes.
The No Scalpel Vasectomy has very low rates of post operative complications of bruising, swelling, and pain; and is now the preferred method of sterilisation as endorsed by the Family Planning Association and Royal College of Surgeons.
Effective at treating acute pain, musculoskeletal problems, digestive complaints, skin disorders, menstrual and infertility issues, sleeping problems, depression, stress and more.
Matthew Jackson BSc(Hons)Ost., Dip.Ac. Chm. (China) MRCHM
The Somerset Health practice provide some private clinics from our premises. For full details, please see their website - http://www.somersethealthpractice.co.uk/
Lina Morton MSc(Counselling), BSc(Hons)Psych, Cert. Ed., MBACP, MBPs, MBSCAH(Accred), Member of NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners.
An experienced Integrative therapist offering professional support using Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Cognitive-behavioural and Mindfulness theoretical approaches to help people achieve a broad range of objectives.
In line with NHS England guidelines, we are currently developing the ability for patients to see a summary of their records on line via the Patient Access system.
Click here for the Patient Online Access system
Click here for full details of the Patient Online Access System from the NHS Choices website
At present, you are able to use the Patient Access System to
You will also have the option to request to see any detailed coded information held on your records. This request would need to be made to your GP in writing.
If you would like to sign up for any part of the Patient Access system, please call us on the usual number 01458 833666.
Health Connections Mendip is a new health and wellbeing service available to patients.
Patients can talk to a health connector at the surgery to find out about local activities, support and services available, and can also arrange one-to-one appointments to speak to a Connector.
During these appointments a Health Connector will listen to your health story and assist you with setting health-related goals which are meaningful to you.
Health Connectors also support you to make positive changes that last.
For contact details and full list of services, please see Mendip Health Connections website provided by Somerset CCG
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