We welcome you to Frome Valley Medical Centre.
We are a large practice with 14,500+ patients situated in Frampton Cotterell, South Gloucestershire. Our aim is to improve the lives and health of our growing community, by ensuring excellent patient care is delievered by a professional, highly motivated and respected health care team.
We hope you can take the time to browse our website where you will discover lots of information about us and the services we provide.
FLU SEASON IS NOW UPON US!
Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild or unpleasant illness in most people.
It can cause severe illness and even death among vulnerable groups including older people.
You are eligible to receive a free flu jab if you:
- Are 65 years of age or over
- Are pregnant
Have serious medical conditions such as asthma (only if you have required a steroid inhaler or tablets), diabetes, heart, kidney or liver problems, or have a weakened immune system.
- Are living in a long stay residential care home or other long stay facility
- Receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill.
For more detailed information, please open the document below:
Shingles vaccinations will also take place for patients who are 70, 78 or 79 this year. If you are eligible you will receive an invitation for this vaccination and will be able to have your flu vaccination at the same time if you wish.
Please be aware that the shingles vaccination is NOT available during our Saturday clinics.
Please click on the link below to see if you are eligible for a shingles vaccination:
Shingles Eligibility Poster
Online Patient Access
Did you know that you can order prescriptions and make appointments online?
Just ask at Reception if you would like to be set up to do this, bringing photo ID (e.g. passport or driving licences) and proof of address from the last 3 months. The process is quick and easy, allowing you to make repeat prescription requests and appointments even when the surgery is closed.
Please click on the link below for more information:
Online Patient Access Information
Frome Valley Medical Centre was inspected by CQC on Wednesday 29th April 2015 , and its care has been rated as Outstanding. For full report, click on 'See Full Report' below
Ruth Rankine, Deputy Chief Inspector of General Practice for South, said:
"We found that Frome Valley Medical Centre is providing an outstanding service. Its successful outreach work for people in residential homes is of particular note as is its desire to support patients in developing their own skills and confidence to manage their own health"
"The practice continues to drive improvements to services for its patients and the commitment for staff to improve is commendable"
"The team working there led by the registered manager should be extremely proud of the work they do and it is for these reasons we have rated this service Outstanding"
(Site updated 18/10/2017)