West Coker Surgery, High Street, West Coker, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9AHTel: 01935 862212
Occasionally there will be medical students working with us. We hope that you will permit them to share your consultations.
BSc, MB, ChB, MClinSci, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
Dr Smith believes in providing traditional family care for his patients, with a balanced approach to their physical, social and psychological problems, based on the best available guidance and evidence.
Over the years, he has been involved in a range of activities aimed at improving the quality of patient care.
As well as providing care for his own patients, he:–
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Lead Receptionist and Practice secretary