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Ilchester Surgery opening times are now: Monday to Friday 9 am - 4 pm.  Ilchester registered patients are also able to access new services at Buttercross Health Centre in Somerton. Find out more information on our latest news page.    

Please note, the surgery currently closes between 1 and 2 pm daily for staff training and essential administration.


At Ilchester Surgery each patient has their own named GP. You can however see any doctor of your choice. Please contact the surgery if you do not know who your named doctor is and our reception staff will be pleased to advise you.






Nurse Practitioners



Mrs Denise Harris (f)

RGN BSc(Hons) NP Dip. Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Denise Harris has undertaken the Nurse Practitioner degree course and qualified as a Nurse Practitioner. She is able to prescribe from a limited list of medications. She is available to see patients with a wide range of ilnesses, including chest, throat and ear infections in addition to her traditional role of providing advice on the prevention of heart disease, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, contraception and emergency contraception.


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning and healthy living advice. They run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes. The practice nurses are available by appointment for new patient health checks, ear syringing, injections, blood pressure checks, blood tests, dressings and they carry out the majority of cervical smears.
Lin Coningham (f)

RGN, SCM, Dip.Asthma

Special interest asthma.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), ECG, Spirometry, blood pressure measurement and new patient checks.

Sylvia Bond

Healthcare Assistant.

Sylvia is able to offer advice for giving up smoking.

Lisa Ricketts (f)
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