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We are aware with an issue with Patient Access (online prescription ordering)- the system has been updated and the new update has added a screen asking patients to nominate their pharmacy- There is no option to nominate your dispensary at the practice.

This is beyond our control but we have reported the problem (as have many other practices) and we are awaiting a fix- In the meantime, you can order repeat prescriptions by:

  • Dropping or posting a note into us at any time (we give you a printed list of your repeat medications each time if you'd like to use that)
  • Faxing the request to us on 01643 821770
  • Phoning through on 01643 822594 between 9.00-11.00 in the morning and 3.00-5.00pm in the afternoon. Please do not use the Dunster main surgery appointment line.

With Dr Kelham retiring, Dr Fawden will now be based mostly in Porlock and take over Dr Kelham’s list.  This means that Dr Fawden will not be available very much in Dunster so we have reallocated his patients to Dr Sherry (who is currently being covered by three doctors part time whilst she looks after her new baby).


It’s a time of tremendous change and we hope you will understand if there are occasional disruptions as we ease into our new patterns now Dr Kelham has retired.

Living Better Nurse Vacancy

Nurse Required – West Somerset Living Better Project

Employer:     Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust

Part-time:      28 hours per week

Salary:           £15.00 per hour

An RGN is required to join our existing team of four nurses delivering the West Somerset GP Federation’s Living Better project. This is an exciting opportunity for a nurse interested in improving patient outcomes by working on a dynamic project developed to meet the needs of a changing healthcare environment.

The post will be based at Williton Surgery and is a community based role covering the practice’s area.

You will support patients, their families and carers to establish personalised care planning goals, encourage self-management and support independent living. You will be responsible for planning, proactively monitoring and anticipating the changing needs of patients on your caseload, co-ordinating care across all parts of the health and social care system.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supported by the GP practice, Village Agents, community and voluntary services, secondary care and social care amongst others.

This post will be hosted by Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust as the employer. Service delivery will be managed by the West Somerset GP Federation Living Better team and the post-holder will report locally to our practice management team. This is a fixed-term post of one year and extension of this will be subject to budget renewal in April 2019.

The application window for this role will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested, please apply as soon as possible.

For an application form and further information, please contact our HR lead Alison Foulkes on 01984 632701 or email

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