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Both Ilchester Surgery and Buttercross Health Centre are closed on bank holidays. Call 111 for medical advice. Dial 999 if you have a medical emergency.

NEW JOINT WEBSITE! - From 31st Jan 2018, we are combining our Ilchester website and Buttercross website in to one, to make it easier to find information you need...


Buttercross Health Centre and Ilchester surgery are research practices.

We collaborate with other Symphony practices, Yeovil District Hospital, the National Institute of Health Research, and academic units across the United Kingdom. Our aim is to support and generate research to improve our knowledge about and management of conditions presenting in primary care.

Lorraine Thomas is our Research Nurse, and Dr Chris Krasucki our GP Research Lead.

We are currently recruiting to a regional study called Early Arthritis, and may ask you if you would like to take part.

We are also developing new systems for doing reviews, accessing results, and managing prescriptions.Please feel free to contact us about any questions you may have about research.

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