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Welcome to The Armada Practice   



We currently have an available position for Part Time Receptionist - 20 hours per week. This will be spread over a 4-day week working 5 hours each day. This will involve providing an efficient reception service to the patients of the Health Centre. For more information please visit us at Whitchurch Health Centre, Armada Road BS14 0SU and ask at reception for an application form. Closing date - 31st January 2018

It’s not too late to vaccinate!

We still have appointments available for the Flu vaccination. This year we are using the QUADRIVALENT FLU VACCINE. This provides protection against 4 strains of flu rather than 3. Please visit our reception or call us to book your appointment.

Who is eligible for the free vaccination with a GP?

-If you were aged 65 years or over on 31st March 2017

-If you are pregnant.

-If you are registered a carer who receives a carers allowance or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill.

-Children aged 2 & 3 years old on 31st August 2017 (that is born on or after 1st September 2013 and on or before 31st August 2015)

-If you have a chronic disease or a clinical risk group and are over 6 months old.

-If you are seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above)

Children in school years 1-4 will receive the flu nasal spray through school.

Front-line health and social care workers are also eligible to receive the flu vaccine. It is your employer’s responsibility to arrange and pay for this vaccine.

For any further information about eligibility please visit the NHS choices website. Who is eligible for the free vaccination with a GP?

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

 Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

Emis Access

Emis Access allows you to order your repeat prescriptions and book GP appointments online. You will need to ask for your registration details at reception, please bring photo ID to do this. When you have your registration document click on the 'Patient Access' icon below. Enter the details in the registration area.

The registration will need to be completed within 14 days of asking for the document otherwise the information will expire. If this happens you will have to come back in with your ID and ask for a new one.

Patient Access -   available on Google Play

Patient Access - Click here for online services 

Download the Handi App  

The HANDi App aims to provide advice and support to parents and carers when your child is unwell.


It offers simple and straightforward advice on what to do and who to contact, including illness-specific home assessment guidelines for six common childhood illnesses:

  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • High temperature
  • Chesty baby (Bronchiolitis)
  • Chesty child (Wheeze and Asthma)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Common newborn problems


Each of the six illnesses has a home care plan to help you provide the best support for your child, and give you confidence in caring for them when they are unwell.

Patient Access - 

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