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Welcome To The Practice

VISION – A Modern Practice responding to local needs demonstrating excellence with a Caring Patient Centred Healthcare approach

MISSION: To work together as a Patient Centred Professional and Effective Team.

The Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre website contains a vast range of health information and resources, along with practical information on visiting the surgery. We hope you find the website useful and informative.

Computer System Upgrade

Computer system update - Patient Information

On 8th October 2014 we updated our clinical computer system from EMIS LV to EMIS Web.

EMIS LV has been used by the Practice for many years but has now been superseded by EMIS Web.

Computer system upgrade - what does it mean for patients?

We are told that this change will improve your consultation with your doctor or nurse - although as with any software change it may take a little time for us to get fully conversant with it.

EMIS Web is hosted to NHS Connecting for Health (CFH) standards, which means it meets the most stringent security and service levels, ensuring that patient data is offered the maximum protection.

Whilst we will do everything we can to ensure a smooth transition there will inevitably be some disruption during the upgrade.

The main areas affected will be:

  • Prescriptions
  • Giving out test results
  • Routine Appointments
  • New patient registrations

Your patience and understanding would be appreciated during this transitional period


Click Practice Newsletters to download a copy of our Summer 2014  newsletter which will provide you with important information. 


Dr Hannah J  McHugh (Joey)

Burnham and Berrow Medical Centre Doctors and staff are pleased to announce that Dr Joey McHugh joined the Surgery with effect from 26 August 2014.

We are extremely lucky to have Dr McHugh joining us as a full time GP partner and we would like to offer her a warm welcome to the Surgery.

Patients previously registered with Dr Sally Holl will now be registered with Dr McHugh.


Dr Sally Holl - Retirement

The Practice is very sad to announce that Dr Sally Holl will be retiring completely from general practice early in July 2014.
Sally has been a Partner at Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre since the 1st April 1983. She will have completed over 31 years of dedicated service to the local community, and she will be sorely missed.
Dr Holl is perhaps best known for her unfailing patience, charming manner and a very sound and thorough medical knowledge.
To those of us who work at Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre, Sally is known as a warm-hearted colleague, who offers unfailing helpfulness and is always good humoured.

AUGUST 2014 - update for patients of Dr Sally Holl

We are pleased to announce that patients previously registered with Dr Sally Holl will now be registered with our new lady partner, Dr Hannah J McHugh (Joey).

We are delighted to welcome Dr McHugh to the Practice.

Patients registered with Dr Michael Thomson and Dr Hilary Allen

Following Dr Thomson’s retirement in December, we are continuing in our search for his replacement.

In the meantime, Dr Thomson’s patient list will be reallocated throughout the Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre GP’s.

As Dr Allen will be continuing her work as a locum doctor, she may occasionally be seen at Burnham & Berrow Medical Centre in the future.


How information about you helps us to provide better care.

Confidential information from your medical records can be used by the NHS to improve the services offered so we can provide the best possible care for everyone. You have a choice.

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Please follow these links to get more information about breast cancer and how to check for any changes to your breasts.

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Be Clear On Cancer

This website tells you about the medical centre and what we have to offer. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative and we suggest that you store the site as one of your favourites.

Burnham Medical Centre was purpose-built in 1987 and is owned by the doctors. It has easy access for all disabled patients with ramps at the entrance and wide doors with push-button automatic opening. There are fully equipped toilets for the disabled. There is a low level door bell at the entrance to enable disabled patients to request assistance if required.

Berrow Medical Centre opened in May 2011 as part of Berrow Health Campus and also has full disabled access.

Burnham and Berrow Medical Centre is part of the Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group.

Love Lane, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1EU

Main Switchboard: (01278) 795445 (5 lines)

Please be advised that the practice records all incoming and outgoing calls. This is for training and quality purposes and to protect both our staff and patients.

Normal Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.30am – 12.30pm 1.30pm – 6.30pm

Out of Hours Emergency Service

(6.30pm - 8.00am)  NHS 111

Fax: (01278) 793024

Email: terri.huxtable@burnhammc.nhs.uk

Repeat Prescription Options

For repeat prescription options, please access the Prescriptions tab displayed at the top of the screen.

If you need medical attention

'Choose' Well by choosing the right service. Click on the link to find out more information.

Click here for the Choose Well leaflet

The short video below is all about Choosing the Right Service

NHS 111 - When you need medical help but it isn't an emergency

New service for NHS patients.Click here for more information.


Please note that Burnham and Berrow Medical Centre close from 12.30pm on the second Tuesday of each month for GP and staff training and is only open for emergencies in the morning on those days. If you need a doctor in an emergency please ring the usual number 795445 and you will be given details of how to contact our locum GP.

Berrow Health Campus opened to the public on 9 May 2011 and contains the following:

  • Berrow Medical Centre (Branch Surgery for Burnham Medical Centre) - Telephone 01278 795445
  • Day Lewis Pharmacy (relocated from Berrow Village) - Telephone 01278 773912
  • Parkfield Dental Surgery - NHS Dentists - Telephone 01278 781064
  • Mulberry Centre - elderly mental health unit (moved from Littlecourt in Berrow) - Telephone: 01278765140 Fax 01278765145

Further information regarding Berrow Medical Centre (including travel Information) can be accessed by clicking on the Berrow Medical Centre tab above.


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