This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Noticeboard

WHAT'S ON AT SOMERSET BRIDGE & REDGATE MEDICAL CENTRES

Gardening Sessions - 12 noon every Tuesday at Redgate and Thursday at Somerset Bridge

Walking Group 12.30 - 2 pm, alternate Wednesdays (details at reception)

Foot Massage, every Tuesday morning at Redgate

Singing Group - 11 am - 12.15 pm at Stockmoor Lodge Care Home, Nokoto Drive, Bridgwater

Baby Massage, every Tuesday 1 - 2 pm at Redgate

Walking Football, Bridgwater YMCA, every Wednesday at 12 noon.

Health Visitor

Health Visiting home visits are made according to family and individual needs. A home visit is made around the eleventh day after the birth of a new baby at which time the Health Visitor will undertake a Newborn Hearing Screening Programme.

Routine appointments with Health Visitors:

8-10 weeksDevelopmental assessment by GP and Health Visitor
7-9 monthsHearing tests and developmental assessment by Health Visitor
2 yearsBirthday party and opportunity for development assessment by Health Visitor. Plus questionnaire
3½ - 4 yearsDevelopmental assessment plus hearing and vision testing by Health Visitor.
4 years plusPhysical examination by GP.

The Health Visitor is also involved in activities for all age groups. These include community health programmes, e.g. smoking, breast feeding awareness campaigns, parentcraft, group work teaching on all aspects of health, child protection and training of other professionals.

 

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website