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Temporary New Patient List Closure

TEMPORARY NEW PATIENT LIST CLOSURE - BURNHAM & BERROW MEDICAL CENTRE

Please note that from Tuesday 31 August 2021, Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre (both sites) will temporarily decline new patient registrations other than those resident in particular postcodes in Brean where there is no other GP service available. Registrations from family members of existing patients living at the same address i.e. new-borns will continue to be eligible for registration until further notice.
 
If you would like to register with a local GP practice during this time, please contact any of the practices listed below. You can find the nearest alternative practice to your home address by typing your postcode into the NHS website: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-GP
 
•Highbridge Medical Centre, Pepperall Road, Highbridge, TA9 3YA
www.highbridgemc.co.uk - Tel: 01278 783220
 
•Brent Area Medical Centre, Anvil House, Brent Road, East Brent, TA9 4JD
 
•Axbridge & Wedmore Medical Practice, Houlgate Way, Axbridge, BS26 2BJ
 
Please contact the surgery of your choice and they will be able to help you with your registration.
Somerset CCG are also able to help and support patient registration if you experience any difficulties in finding a GP practice that looks after patients at your address:
 
www.somersetccg.nhs.uk - Tel: 01935 384000
somccg.enquiries@nhs.net
Patients who are already registered at the Surgery are not affected by this temporary change and will be able to continue to access our services as usual.
 
We will update this notification when our list is once again open to new patient registrations.
 
Thank you for your patience and support
Burnham and Berrow Medical Centre team

Change of Personal Details

It is essential to your health care that your NHS records are accurately maintained. Please inform the surgery if you change your name, status, address or telephone number. If you wish, you can do this by clicking here.

You are asked to complete a form to ensure that your records contain accurate and up-to-date information. With any change of name you may be asked to provide documentation for confirmation of the details.

Temporary Registrations

If you are on holiday and experience health problems there are a few options available to you depending on your problem:

  • Visit the www.nhs.uk website where you can search your symptoms to get advice.
  • If it a minor problem you can visit one of the local pharmacies for advice and treatment.
  • You can contact NHS111 by dialing 111 and they will asses your issues to give your the most appropriate advice directing you to the service you need.

Non English Speakers

These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.

Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.

Open the leaflets in one of the following languages: