The following health professionals work closely with the practice in specialised areas. They are not based at the surgery, but you can contact them directly.
The Community Midwife
The Community Midwife provides help and advice for all pregnant ladies in the practice, and care during labour at Paulton Hospital, and after the birth.
The Health Visitors
They work to promote health within the community in all age groups. In particular they visit families with children under 5 years, and work with the doctors to check for their healthy growth and development, and other health needs for the population over 5 years.
Somer Valley East Health Visiting Team, Greystones Building, Church Street, Radstock BA3 3QQ
t: 01225 395 371
Somer Valley West Health Visiting Team, Paulton Hospital, Paulton
t: 01761 408 358
They work to promote health among housebound patients within the community. Patients are usually referred to the District Nursing team by a GP or other healthcare professional.
If you wish to contact the District Nurses please contact the surgery and leave a message and they will get back to you as soon as they can.