FREE FLU JABS
Can you answer “Yes” to any of these questions?
Are you aged 65 or over?
Are you living in a long stay residential care home?
Then the great news is that you are entitled to a Free Flu Vaccination.
Children aged 2-4 are also entitled to free vaccination delivered by a painless nasal spray (for children born between 1 Sept 2010 and 31 Aug 2013)
Ring 331381 as soon as possible to book yours.
Important Announcement Concerning Dr Pradeep Samarakoon’s and Dr Shani Bolland’s Patients
About French Weir Health Centre
The Doctors, Nurses and staff are part of a professional team caring for 16,000 patients in and around Taunton. We offer a full range of services for both acute and chronic conditions as well as physiotherapy, minor surgery, health visiting, community nursing and dietary advice.
We operate from a large premises located close to the centre of Taunton which has been extensively modernized, upgraded and refurbished in the last 10 years and we take patients from a Practice area to the North West of the town centre.
There are 9 GP Partners in the Practice plus we are also a training Practice and have one GP Registrar, who is a fully qualified doctor under training with us in the speciality of general practice work. The rest team comprises 5 Nurses and 3 Health Care assistants, a supporting staff of receptionists and a full complement of attached community nurses and other specialists.
Please explore the site and use the facilities offered by it to learn about the Practice, and its services and to access those facilities that are available through the site.
If you have any items that you feel should be included on this site then please contact the Practice Manager,
Disabled Access & Wheelchairs
There is good access to and throughout the health centre and a special lavatory is available. There is ample car parking space outside the main entrance to the building. The Practice asks that patients respect these spaces and that they are reserved for blue badge holders.
Hearing loops are fitted in some consulting rooms and the reception and prescription desks. A portable loop is available on request for use in those rooms not fitted with a loop.
If you need a wheelchair to get around the building please ask at the Reception.
Patients can book appointments online and order prescriptions online. Access to summary information from medical records online will be available from 31 March 2015.
Drop in and test your blood pressure. Following patient suggestions and with the help of the Patient Participation Group’s advice, you can now test your blood pressure while you wait for an appointment.