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This has been agreed with Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) due to the national and local lack of suitable GPs. This has been reviewed with the CCG in March and we are applying to extend this suspension for a year as the present situation has not changed - at present the practice has only one permanent GP to look after nearly 4400 patients.

If you wish to comment on this matter please email: But please read the briefing document first.

briefing document


Covid-19 Boosters

To book or get advice regarding your 1st, 2nd,  booster or spring booster Covid-19 vaccine

Contact the National Booking Service via or ring 119

Please do not contact the surgery

We do not have access to the Covid-19 booster booking system

west Coker Surgery is a small semi-rural village practice near Yeovil in Somerset which provides traditional family general practice. It is also a dispensing practice which means that registered patients who live more than a mile from a pharmacy can have the convenience of collecting any GP prescribed medication from the surgery. There is one permanent GP who works regularly at the practice: Dr Lindsay Smith (the registering GP); locums GPs are being employed when suitably trained and available to provide patients with some choice. Once registered patients are free to see any of the GPs who work at West Coker.

Welcome to West Coker Surgery

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

(Site updated 01/06/2022)
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