NHS Somerset is the organisation that considers the health needs of the population and commissions local health providers to deliver services that meet these needs.
The aims of NHS Somerset are:
- to improve health and reduce health inequalities
- to eliminate waiting
- to improve health services, with a particular focus on unscheduled care
Please click on the map to find the health services. The Health Services have been grouped in the district council areas of Mendip, Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Taunton Deane and West Somerset.
All services are commissioned to meet:
NHS Somerset commissions services from
NHS Somerset coordinates the commissioning, planning and funding of all local NHS independent contractors
76 GP practices
72 dental surgeries
91 community pharmacies
56 optometric practices