Practice News

Green Bag Scheme for hospital admissions

The Somerset Green Bag Scheme has been relaunched.  This is to help patients who may be admitted to hospital to take all their medications in one clearly identifiable bag which can then travel with you while in hospital, and helps the medical team to know what medications you are taking during admission. For more details... Read more »

GetUBetter for MSK

The NHS Somerset MSK app is now available to our Bruton patients. It is a FREE, easy-to-use tool helping you to self-manage your muscle, bone and joint (MSK) injuries and conditions. Patients can self-refer to the app, and use this either instead of or as well as an appointment at the practice. To access the... Read more »

Vacancy – Healthcare Assistant / Phlebotomist

Bruton Surgery is looking for an experienced, motivated, flexible and committed individual to join the practice team as a Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist to work up to 32 hours per week on a permanent basis.  An NHS pension is offered with this role. You will deliver direct and indirect patient care, working under the supervision of... Read more »

IT Issues – Urgent Requests Only – 06/09/2023

We are currently experiencing issues with our IT system. Because of this, we are only accepting URGENT on the day requests. This may cause a delay in the the time it takes for a clinician to contact you. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding & continued support. ... Read more »

Living with pain is a pain but there is hope…

Do you live with a long-term persistent pain condition? Does it affect your sleep, and emotional wellbeing? Does it restrict your daily activities and stop you doing the things you want to do? The Rural Practice Network (a group of 5 local GP surgeries covering Castle Cary, Bruton, Wincanton, Queen Camel & Milborne Port), is... Read more »

The Somerset Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB), part of Somerset Council, want to engage with people with lived experience of safeguarding to develop support and services. Have you, someone you care for or provide support to recently received support from Somerset Adult Safeguarding Services? We’d like to hear about your experience by completing a questionnaire on... Read more »

16 August 2023 – Closed for Half Day Training

Please be aware that the practice will be closed for our monthly staff training session from 1.30pm on Wednesday 16 August, reopening on Thursday 17 August. If you require medical assistance during our closure, please contact NHS 111 or call 999 in an emergency. Get help for your symptoms – NHS 111 Thank you