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.

Temporary Residents

For General Medical Advice or advice out of surgery hours please contact NHS 111 on Tel: 111 - You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.

When to call 111:

  • you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
  • you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
  • you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
  • you need health information or reassurance about what to do next.

If you would like detailed local information, please follow the link to our Temporary Resident Leaflet which explains what services are available to Tempory Residents/Holiday Makers, including contact details for local chemists and Local Minor Injuries Units.


INR Monitoring for Temporary Patients/Out or Area Patients

 Highbridge Medical Centre are unable to monitor INR levels for temporary patients, if you are visiting the area and require your bloods to be monitored then please visit Weston General Hospital at the Quantock Out Patients Department and they will be able to arrange this for you.


Quantock Out Patients -

Weston General Hospital
Grange Road
BS23 4TQ

Telephone:     Main Hospital switchboard: 01934 636363


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