Somerset End of Life and Bereavement Support - new resource website:
We are delighted to bring a new resource to Somerset that brings together all the resources, information and education needed to help care and support the people of Somerset living with life-limiting conditions. This website has been a collaborative effort across organisations countywide and we hope you find it informative and useful.
Visit the website here: https://somerset.eolcare.uk/
NHS Health Checks:
The free NHS Health Check is your chance to get your free midlife MOT. For adults in England aged 40-74 without a pre-existing condition, it checks your circulatory and vascular health and what your risk of getting a disabling vascular disease is. For more information please visit: Somerset NHS Health Check (somersethealthchecks.co.uk).
Mind in Somerset Sedgemoor Community Support:
Mind in Somerset - working to ensure people living with mental health problems get the right help at the right time. As communities grow and change there can be pressures and stresses such as isolation and loneliness, housing and employment which can affect mental health and wellbeing. Mind in Somerset offer a 1 to 1 'drop - in' support service in their Bridgwater office with local 1 to 1 support meetings around Sedgemoor and West Somerset. They provide a safe space to discuss these stresses.
Mind in Somerset support access to specialist mental health services, debt and employment advice, community activities and opportunities to improve mental health and wellbeing.
With partner organisations and other local support services they offer community awareness days around the region. Their 'drop - in' sessions are available Monday and Friday mornings 9am to 1pm and Wednesday afternoons 2 to 5pm at the Mind In Somerset office Bridgwater Town Hall, High Street, Bridgwater, TA6 3AS.
The Bridge Self Help Booklet:
The Bridge provides support to anyone who has been the victim of a sexual assault. They have recently produced a ‘Self-Help Booklet’ for people who have experienced a sexual assault either recent or historic. This handy fresh looking booklet covers topics such as mood changes, flashbacks, support and self-help techniques to manage this.
National Data Opt Out:
If you do not want your identifiable patient data to be shared outside of your GP practice for purposes except for your own care, you can register an opt-out with your GP practice. To find out more please visit https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/.
Type 1 Opt-out Form
Antiepileptic Drugs In Pregnancy:
Have you been prescribed antiepileptic drugs? and are you a women of childbearing age? Please read the latest Government guidance regarding this:
Antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy
Health and Wellbeing Support:
You can now access 1:1 coaching sessions to guide you as you add healthy movement into your life. Take your first step to a heathier future go to: www.sasp.co.uk/forms/view/hwc
SASP - Health and Wellbeing Support
Patient Access Request Form:
Did you know you can now book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view parts of your medical history online. To register for this service please complete the below form:
TRMC Patient Access Form
Important Patient Information:
During these uncertain times, TRMC has introduced a number of new ways of working with an aim to providing its patients the best continuity of care available. Please read the attached leaflet for more information:
TRMC Patient Information Leaflet
Maternity Self Referral Form:
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP): Employee's statement of sickness
If needing to self-isolate please use the below link in order claim statutory sick pay:
Statutory Sick Pay Online Form
Providing people in Somerset with free confidential practice support and easy access to information and services.
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SMS Messaging Now Available!
The practice has now implemented SMS (text) messaging. It is therefore vitally important that we have an up to date mobile phone
number. If you would like to sign up to receive text messages from the practice, please complete and return the below form. By completing
this form, you are agreeing to notify us of any change to your mobile numbers to avoid any possible breaches in patient confidentiality.
SMS Consent Form
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The Practice is now registered with the CQC. This involved demonstrating compliance in a number of outcomes involving patient care and the management of the Surgery. From the 1st April 2013 we can also expect inspections during which they will be particularly keen to speak to patients, their families and careers.
For more information on CQC please go to: https://www.cqc.org.uk/
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