Welcome Dr Bolland
Dr Bolland joins the Practice having previously been a GP Partner in Southampton for 7 years. She has recently relocated with her family to the Somerset area. Dr Bolland’s special interests include dermatology, women’s health, family planning and teenage health. For more information please read the Practices News and Notices page.
Online Appointment Booking and Repeat Prescribing Arriving Soon
Booking Appointments On-line
Online appointment booking is now available. Please see the Appointments page for more details.
Ordering Repeat Prescriptions On-line
As well as being able to book appointments, from 13 January a brand new on-line repeat prescription ordering service will be available. Bring two forms of ID into the Practice between now and 13 January 2014 so that you are ready to go.
If you would like to use either of these online services, you will first need to register. This is a simple process and you will only be required to do this once. Please bring two proofs of ID to the Practice, a drivers licence or passport, together with a utility bill, bank statement or other official proof of residence less than three months old to the reception desk. The receptionist will register you onto the on-line booking system and provide you with a PIN number. Once you have this information you will have access to on-line booking from home.
Nursing Department Staff Changes
We are pleased to announce that from January 2014 the Health Centre will be offering same day appointments with a Nurse Practitioner.
Health Care Assistant and Phlebotomist
The Practice welcomes the arrival of a Alice Cook, Health Care Assistant and Jackie Trump, Phlebotomist to the Nursing Team.
Practice Survey 2013
Thank you to everybody who took the time to complete a survey questionnaire. This is now closed and the results will be published on the website in the near future
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 2 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.
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.