WELCOME TO WINSCOMBE AND BANWELL FAMILY PRACTICE
At Winscombe and Banwell Family Practice we aim to provide efficient and effective healthcare, with a personal and friendly touch. As a family practice we pride ourselves on providing more than just medical treatment.
Our two surgeries, on Hillyfields Way in Winscombe and Westfield Road in Banwell, are fully integrated into the surrounding communities, serving a total catchment area of 9000 patients. Both surgeries provide disabled access and hygienic baby changing facilities and free parking for our patients, as well as visiting the nearby St. Monica’s Trust Care Village in Sandford.
This website has been designed to make quality healthcare even more easy, convenient and available to you. Through it you can easily arrange or cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and, if you are new to the area, register with the practice. Furthermore, this page provides a wealth of information, from illness profiles to travel vaccination advice. We are keen to hear what you think of both the website and our overall level of service, so please feel free to leave feedback in our comments section.
The practice has suitable access for disabled patients at both surgeries.
Please be advised that we have a call recording and monitoring system installed. All calls at both surgeries are recorded.
To contact the Out of Hours Service when the surgery is closed please call 111. This is a free call from both landlines and mobiles.
Health Education Evening - Thursday 27th March
All patients are invited to attend a Health Education Event at St James Church Hall in Winscombe on Thursday 27th March at 6.30-8.30pm.
Speakers are: Your local 111, Out of Hours provider - Brisdoc and a District Nurse. They will all be talking about what they do and how you can use them more effectively. Free tea and biscuits will be available.
Order Repeat Prescriptions Online
You can order any repeat medication online once you have registered for the service. Please see our online services area at the bottom of the home page or go to the Prescriptions page and click on the link to register. once registered you can easily order your monthly repeat medication online.
Please note: From 1st April 2013, the NHS prescription charge in England will increase by 20p from £7.65 to £7.85 for each quantity of a drug or appliance. However, the cost of a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) will remain at £29.10 for a 3 month certificate. The cost of the annual certificate will remain at £104. PPCs offer savings for those needing 4 or more items in 3 months or 14 or more items in one year.
Patient Participation Group Survey
We are currently asking our patients to complete the Patient survey for this year. You can fill it out online by clicking the following link , https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7Z63PQH or pick up a copy from Reception at either surgery. If you would like more information about our group or would like to join either to attend our quarterly meetings or as a virtual member please see our patient group page.
Next Patient Group Meeting: TBA
(Site updated 07/03/2014)