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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.

Minor Injury Unit

Burnham-On-Sea Minor Injury Unit

This is not a service available at Highbridge Medical Centre, however we feel it is worth highlighting that the Minor Injury Unit at Burnham Hospital can treat a range of conditions including some minor illnesses, e.g. sore throat and respiratory infections. The opening hours are 10am – 6pm seven days a week and there is a ‘sit & wait’ policy (last admission 5.30pm).

 

They can treat the following aliments;

> Injuries to upper and lower limbs

> Broken bones, sprains, bruises and wounds

> Bites - human, animal and insect

> Burns and scalds

> Abscesses and wound infections

> Minor head injuries

> Foreign bodies in the eyes, nose and ears

> Sore throats and ear pain

> Dental problems

> emergency contraception

> Asthma attacks

Please note that this service does not provide routine or repeat prescriptions.



 
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