Health Advice

This page is to give advice and guidance to patients on how to manage their long-term conditions, how to deal with minor injury and illness that doesn't require treatment from a clinician and give patients advice on several topics.


ACES (Somerset acute eyecare service)

ACES (Somerset acute eyecare service)

Click here to download ACES information leaflet

Local providers

  • (Langport) Earlam and Christopher – 01458 250793
    • 38 North St, Langport, TA10 9RH
  • (Taunton) Earlam and Christopher – 01823 272061
    • 51 Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1TW
  • Boots Taunton – 01823 331736
    • 64-65 High St, Taunton, TA1 3PT
  • Crown Eye care – 01823 429883
    • The Crown, Wellington Rd, Rumwell, Taunton, TA4 1EL

Click here to see the full list of ACES providers in the somerset area.


NHS 111

NHS 111

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.

Somerset independent living centers

Hope Program for Long Covid

A free self-management course to help you cope on your recovery from long covid. See images below or download a PDF with this information by clicking here.

Long covid 1
Long Covid 2


Do you have a joint or muscle problem?

Please use the FREE getUBetter - Request Access  website or download the app.  It offers help, advice and exercises to help your recovery.