Health

The nearest GP surgery is in Yatton Keynell, Jubilee Fields Surgery 01249 782204 see their website for opening hours www.jubileefieldsurgery.co.uk

The nearest Hospital is in Chippenham, it has a Minor Injury Unit and outpatients appointments. Chippenham Community Hospital, Rowden Hill, SN15 2AJ 01249 447100

If you urgently need medical help or advice but its not a life threatening situation, call 111 free from any phone to speak to an NHS adviser. The 24 hour NHS 111 service can give you healthcare advice or direct you to the local service that can help you best.

A defibrillator is a device that delivers a high energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it’s an essential part in trying to save the life of someone who’s in cardiac arrest. There are clear instructions on how to attach the defibrillator pads. It then assess the heart rhythm and will only instruct you to deliver a shock if it’s needed You cannot deliver a shock accidentally, the defibrillator will only allow you to shock if it is needed

One has been installed in the village and is situated on the wall by the public conveniences in Church Road

Lifesaving & Defibrillation Workshop will be held at the Village Hall 7.30-9.30pm on 6th May