Yetminster Health Centre

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be ... [continue] Access to medical records

Are you a Carer or Being Cared For?

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative, friend, or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative, friend, or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Are you a Carer or Being Cared For?

Cancer Matters Wessex

Information about services and support for people affected by cancer in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. If you have been referred by your GP and have been ... [continue] Cancer Matters Wessex

Complaints and compliments

If you have a complaint or concern about the service you have received from the doctors or any of the staff working in this practice, please let us know. We ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Freedom of Information Act

The practice will comply fully with this act within the constraints of current legislation.

Healthier Together (0-18)

A website designed for patients of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight specifically aimed at the health of individuals between 0 -18 years old. It can be used by ... [continue] Healthier Together (0-18)

How to register

Please ask for a new patient pack at Reception. Once we have received your completed forms you may be asked to attend a new patient health check with the GP. ... [continue] How to register

Named GP

All patients at Yetminster Health Centre have a named, accountable doctor who is responsible for coordinating their care. Your named doctor will be allocated to you by the practice. You ... [continue] Named GP

Patient confidentiality (and GDPR)

All staff, including attached staff, are bound by a written confidentiality clauses in their Contracts of Employment, which prevents them from disclosing any information about you to any party, in ... [continue] Patient confidentiality (and GDPR)

Practice boundary

The embedded map below shows our practice boundaries. The inner, yellow line is our main practice boundary. Prospective patients who live within this boundary are entitled to register at Yetminster ... [continue] Practice boundary

Referrals to secondary care

At times it may be necessary for you to be referred to another doctor or a hospital. The doctor here will be able to use the Choice & Book (e-rs) system ... [continue] Referrals to secondary care

Removing a patient from our list

Yetminster Health Centre aims to provide the best possible health care for all our patients. However circumstances may arise when it would be considered reasonable and in the interest of ... [continue] Removing a patient from our list


Respect Our Responsibilities : You will be treated as an individual and will be given courtesy and respect at all times. All contacts will be treated confidentially. Your Responsibilities : ... [continue] Responsibilities

Temporary residents

We register patients if needed on a temporary basis if they need immediate and necessary treatment.  It is always better for a patient to speak/phone their own registered GP as ... [continue] Temporary residents

Text messaging service

This practice offers a text messaging service when you make or cancel an appointment. Please ensure we have your up to date mobile number on your records. A text message ... [continue] Text messaging service

Updating your details

If you change your name, address or telephone number please notify us as soon as possible by sending us an email at or please fill in the following form ... [continue] Updating your details

Useful numbers

Who’s who in the Sherborne Area Please see a directory of local health and care services on the link below: Sherborne Area Directory for Health and Care Useful numbers Yetminster ... [continue] Useful numbers

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website