Dementia Awareness Day
Please note that the Dementia Awareness Day advertised in the Conduit Magazine for Friday 10th February at 10.00am has had to be cancelled. It will now take place on Thursday 15th June at 3.15pm. The presentation will be held at The Shambles, Market Place, Castle Cary. All are welcome to attend. If you would like any help or advice before June, please feel free to contact the Health Coaches at Millbrook Surgery.
All presentations will be given by a Health Coach from Millbrook Surgery and will take place at The Shambles, Market House, Castle Cary. They will begin at 3.15pm, and are free of charge to both Millbrook surgery patients and non patients. All are welcome. All presentations are preceded by a short, level walk around Castle Cary lasting approx. 1 hour. The walk begins at Millbrook surgery at 2.00pm. You are most welcome to join us for the walk which finishes at The Shambles, or meet at The Shambles for 3.15 for the presentation. read more...
HEALTH COACHES You may have heard of the new Health Coach Initiative taking part in various surgeries across South Somerset – but do you know what the Health Coaches do? read more...
Fair Processing Notice
GP Access – new appointment system
From Monday 29th February 2016 we have introduced a new appointment system. read more...
Your Accountable Doctor
The practice is required by the Government under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP. read more...
Feedback on the quality of end of life care
NHS England has commissioned a national survey on the quality of care in the last three months of life. The consultation is open to anyone who has an interest in this area. You can complete the survey by opening the link below: Online consultation Alternatively you can submit your response by email at: email@example.com or by post at: VOICES Consultation, NHS England Insight Team, Quarry House 7E56, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE
Changes to EMIS access
For reasons of clinical safety and patient confidentiality we have removed the repeat prescription ordering facility for patients under the age of 18. read more...
Local health and fitness services
Castle Cary offers a range of services to help you and your family stay fit and healthy:
Caryford fitness and leisure Centre - Fitness studio, badminton, basketball, football, family fitness, cricket and holiday activities
Consider cycling. Somerset offers a wide range of routes, including dedicated cycle routes, bridleways and canal paths. By reducing the number of journeys you make by car you can improve your health and the local environment. Travelling to the Millbrook Surgery
Healthy eating: A healthy diet may help to prevent diseases like diabetes, heart disease and stroke. It may also reduce your risk of developing some cancers, and will help you maintain a healthy weight.