Welcome to Wellspring Surgery
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
To use online services, e.g. Book Appointments, Order Repeat Presciptions, Register for Patient Access by clicking on the box below.
For information on requesting Online Access to your Reccords - please click on the "Patient Access to Online Records" link in the "Further Information" list on the right hand side of the website.
Get Well, Keep Well:
Please view our Videos on what to do when you or someone you care for feels unwell (in English, Somali and Polish): How to get help when you feel unwell and what to do if you or someone you care for has a FEVER: How to Deal with a Fever
Please click on Ask 3 Questions for suggestions on how to get the best from your appointment.
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition. Please view Video explaining FREE NHS Health Checks in Bristol
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Wellspring Surgery has a long history of teaching and training undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors. We have taught Bristol University medical students for at least 20 years and have been a "Core Teaching practice" for 3 years now, which means we teach students across the whole 5 years of the Bristol medical School, with all GPs and nurses participating in this. Dr Klinkenberg and Dr Jahfar are GP Trainers, supervising qualified doctors during their 3 year General practice Specialist Training.
We could not do any of this without the fantastic support of the patients at Wellspring. Although we know that teaching raises standards generally and is good for the Surgery, we are constantly amazed by how helpful patients are towards our students and junior doctors and appreciate this greatly. You are helping to create the doctors of the future and they learn so much from you.
There will be students and junior doctors at various levels of training present for much of the year at Wellspring. We always do our best to notify patients of this and are very happy to ask a student to leave the consultation if patients would rather they are not present.
Wellspring Surgery works closely with Bristol University and other research groups to improve clinical care in the UK. We participate in numerous trials each year that seek to improve patient experience and outcomes. We will occasionally ask patients if they would like to participate in a particular trial. Participation is always voluntary, and it is absolutely fine to say 'no' if you would rather not take part.
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(Site updated 07/06/2017)