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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.


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.

Useful Contacts

Out of Hours
Ring 0845 408 8000 or, for medical advice, ring an NHS Direct nurse on 0845 4647.


  • Burnham Community Hospital 773121
  • Bridgwater General Hospital 436555
  • Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton 01823 333444
  • Weston General Hospital 01934 636363
  • Bristol Royal Infirmary 0117 923 0000
  • Frenchay Hospital, Bristol 0117 970 1212
  • Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol 0117 950 5050

Police (Bridgwater District) - 01823 337911

Local Chemists

  • Boots, 15-17 High Street, Burnham-on-Sea 782029 opt 3
  • Boots, 34 Fore Street, Bridgwater 422011
  • Day Lewis, Love Lane, Burnham-on-Sea 783079
  • Day Lewis, Berrow Health Campus, Berrow 773912
  • Lloyd's Chemist, Highbridge Medical Centre 795001
  • Lloyd's Chemist, 22 Market Street, Highbridge 783757
  • Well, Victoria Street, Burnham-on-Sea 782017
  • Tesco, Ben Traver's Way, Burnham-on-Sea 488847


Health Visitors (Highbridge and Burnham)

0300 790 6836

Social Services Department
Blake, Northgate, Bridgwater, TA6 3EU 01278 431111

DSHA (Dorset & Somerset Health Authority)
Wellsprings Road, Taunton 01823 333491

CHC (Community Health Council)
Bowman House, 6 Billetfield, Taunton 01823 271618

DSS (Department of Social Security)
Hanover House, Northgate, Bridgwater 435100

SDC (Sedgemoor District Council)
Main number - Bridgwater 435435

Primary Care Trust
Somerset PCT Wyneford House, lufton, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8HR 01935 384000

ICAS (Independent Complaints Advocacy Service)
Town Hall, The Island, Midsomer Norton, Radstock 01761 419956

Complementary Medicine is now available at Highbridge Medical Centre from Peter Everett, Registered Osteopath on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons Appointments made via 01278 793223

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