Prescription Line:01278 661428 Surgery:01278 662223

Out of Hours Information

For urgent assistance outside of surgery hours, between 6.30pm and 8.00am on a weekday, at the weekend or any time during a bank holiday, please call NHS 111. If you telephone the Surgery, the answerphone message will also give you this number.

Calls to NHS 111 are free although mobile providers may charge. You may be given advice over the phone, asked to go to a primary care treatment centre or have a home visit by a Doctor. This is an emergency service so please use it with consideration.

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North Petherton Surgery is a three partner GP practice offering a family doctor service. We aim to provide our patients with all the benefits of modern healthcare whilst maintaining traditional GP values.

The surgery is conveniently located on Mill Street in North Petherton. We have ample visitor car parking on site and the surgery is fully wheelchair accessible.

Our website aims to give future and existing patients as much information as possible about our surgery and other health matters at the touch of a button. We hope you find this site a useful resource and will welcome any feedback to help us improve and develop it for our patients


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Flu clinics - Walk in

No appointment needed

  • Saturday 23rd Sept 9.30-12 am at the Surgery
  • Monday 2nd Oct 6-7.30 pm at the Surgery
  • Café Connect -10th October 9.30 – 12am – N Petherton Community Centre
  • Saturday 21st Oct 9.30-12am at the Surgery


Nurse practitioner

Susannah can assess and treat patients and can prescribe appropriate medication. She can deal with urgent problems such as infections (urine infections, chest infections, infected wounds etc.) and many acute problems you would normally require a GP appointment for.

When she is on duty and you require an urgent appointment you may be offered an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner.

This does not prevent you from pre-booking appointments with your own GP but urgent problems will be dealt with by the Nurse Practitioner when available.

6th January 2017

New team members

We are delighted to announce that Dr Barry Moyse, Dr Joanna Durrant, Suzy Rickard (Nurse Practitioner) and Fiona Ryan (Practice Nurse) have now joined our team.

Dr Moyse will be taking over from Dr Howell who has now left the practice.

(Patients with Dr Howell as their named doctor will be transferred to Dr Moyse. This should not affect you in any way but is purely an administration exercise.Patients will still be free to see any doctor of their choice at the practice.)

6th January 2017