You can now see a GP or other healthcare professional during:
- weekday evenings between 6.30pm and 8.00pm
- Saturdays and Sundays
To book an appointment, talk to your GP practice or visit their website. You may be able to get an appointment on the same day if required.
You may be offered an appointment at:
- your GP practice
- another local GP practice
- another local NHS service - such as a General Practice Hub
Improving Access to general practice: evening and weekend appointments now available
Patients who are registered at this practice can now book an appointment to see a GP or nurse on weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or on a Saturday morning. Appointments will either take place at this practice or at another NHS setting nearby (this may be in a nearby village practice - see below).
Talk to a Receptionist to find out more or book an appointment.
Practices in this area taking part in this new scheme are: Cranleigh Gardens Medical Centre, Cannington Health Centre, East Quay Medical Centre, North Petherton Surgery, Polden Medical Practice, Quantock Medical Centre (Nether Stowey), Redgate Medical Centre, Somerset Bridge Medical Centre, Taunton Road Medical Centre and Victoria Park Medical Centre
By March 2019 everyone in England will benefit from access to general practice appointment in the venings and weekends at at time that is morst convenient to them. This is part of a national drive to help improve access to general practice and get the best possible outcomes for patients. Further information is available at www.england.nhs.uk/gpaccess