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New GP Partner

It is with great pleasure that the practice wishes to announce the appointment of Dr Taraq Waheed as a new GP Partner as of 1 October 2012.

Appointments

To understand how to book any appointments, whether in advance or on the day, please see the appointments section

Out of Hours

If you need a doctor in an emergency from 6.30pm to 8.00am weekdays, weekends and bank holidays, ring 0845 408 8000 or, for medical advice, ring an NHS Direct nurse on 0845 4647.

Test Results

Please telephone 01278 764244 between 2pm and 4pm for any results of blood tests, x-rays etc. Give your full name, address and date on which your test was carried out.

Stop Smoking Clinic

If you feel now is the right time for you to kick the habit you can self refer to the stop smoking clinic. See below for contact details.

Giving up smoking can benefit your health the minute you stop smoking!

20 minutes

Blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal

1 hour

Circulation improves in hands and feet, making them warmer

8 hours

Nicotine and Carbon monoxide levels fall, meaning oxygen levels in the blood return to normal. Chances of heart attack start to fall

1 day

Carbon monoxide removed from body. Lungs start to clear out mucus and other debris and begin to work better

2 days

Nicotine is removed from body. Ability to taste and smell improve.

3 days

Breathing becomes easier as bronchial tubes relax. Energy levels increase.

So don’t delay.

Contact Smoke Free Life Somerset on:

01823 765006 / 0800 2461063 or

Text QUIT on 66777 or

visit www.smokefreelifesomerset.co.uk or

email at info@smokefreelifesomerset.co.uk

Clinics are avaliable throughout Somerset 7 days a week, including evenings and weekends.

Good Luck. 

 
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