Yetminster Health Centre

Open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6.30pm

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? Let us know!

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? Let us know!

Armed Forces Veterans

Have you served in HM Armed Forces? Priority NHS care may be available to you if you have served in the Armed Forces and if your condition relates to your ... [continue] Armed Forces Veterans

BP@Home Service

Many patients in Dorset are using BP@home to monitor their blood pressure, including some of our patients. If you have known hypertension or even if you don’t, this is a ... [continue] BP@Home Service

Cancer Awareness

Cancer Awareness We are letting everyone know about the most frequently reported types of Cancer in our local area, the symptoms of these cancers, and some of the help and ... [continue] Cancer Awareness

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

Chaperone Policy

Yetminster Health Centre is committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment where patients and staff can be confident that best practice is being followed at all times and the safety ... [continue] Chaperone Policy

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

Domestic Violence Support

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner or family member. Seeking help can seem scary, but domestic ... [continue] Domestic Violence Support

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)

Jobs / Vacancies

Please find a copy of our recruitment privacy policy: Privacy Notice for Job Applicants  

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

Practice Charter

Our Practice Charter outlines the responsibilities we have to our patients, and the responsibilities we ask our patients to have for us in return. Read our Practice charter here!  

Reasonable Adjustments – Can we make your healthcare easier for you?

We understand that if you have a disability or something that makes it hard for you, it might be difficult to get the right help in the NHS or social ... [continue] Reasonable Adjustments – Can we make your healthcare easier for you?

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

Register with Yetminster Health Centre

If you are a new patient, and live within the practice boundary (see Practice boundary – Yetminster Health Centre ( ) you can register with the health centre in-person or ... [continue] Register with Yetminster Health Centre

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

Self Care Week 2023

What is Self-Care Week? Between the 13th and 19th November, it is self-care week. Self-care week is the annual national event that raises awareness of what we can all do ... [continue] Self Care Week 2023

Sherborne Local Directory

Please find a copy of the Sherborne Area Directory for Health and Care on this page – it is filled with the contact details of local organisations that offer support ... [continue] Sherborne Local Directory

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

Update 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] Update 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

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014