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Local Directory

Medical Information


The village has its own defibrillator, housed in an unlocked

cupboard on an outside wall of the Village Hall by the kitchen

door, under the veranda. In an emergency, ring 999, then click

here for list of runners who will bring the defibrillator to you.


Boots the Chemist, Dorchester 01305 264340

Market Pharmacy, Dorchester 01305 264193

Boots the Chemist, Sherborne 01935 812345

Abbey Pharmacy, Sherborne 01935 812060

Chiropodist (see under Local Businesses)


(NHS) Emergency Dental Care 0845 7010401 or 01305 255736

Sherborne Dental Centre Yeatman Hospital 01935 817827

Old Market Dental Practice Sturminster Newton 01258 475152

At https://www.dentistnearme.uk, patients can easily search for and locate registered dentist offices in their area.

Doctors Surgery

Cerne Abbas Surgery, 51 Long Street www.cerneabbassurgery.co.uk

For Appointments 01300 341666

Dispensary telephone lines will be open 9.00 am to 10.00 am Monday to

Friday. Dispensary opening times will be Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 6.30 pm. If

you need to speak to a member of the dispensing team outside of our telephone

opening hours, we now have a dedicated message board where we will telephone

you back the same day; please contact the reception on 01300 341666 leaving

your name and contact telephone number. Note: This service is not for

ordering prescriptions.

Walk in Surgery (Boots the Chemist, Yeovil) 01935 426673

Hearing Aids/Tests

Abbey Hearing Clinics 01305 262550 Robert I Trethewey (Home Visits) 01258 860975 Rita’s Ears (Home Visits) 01258 860975 or 07967 567349


Dorset Primary Care Trust 01305 361300

Dorset County Hospital 01305 251150

Yeatman Hospital, Sherborne 01935 813991

Yeatman Minor Injuries Unit 01305 361582 (9am-6pm Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays)

Yeovil District Hospital 01935 475122

Poole Hospital 01202 665511

Social Services

Dorchester 01305 251414

NHS Direct

Service no longer available For Medical Assistance call 111


Grace Haine Eyecare, Stalbridge 01963 362775 (Carol Mason - Optician)

Home Care Community Opticians 01935 813800

The Eye Bus – www.theeyebus.co.uk 0845 9002141 Visits 7 Locations in Dorset –

nearest is Puddletown!

Psychotherapy and Counselling

Rebecca Dolbear 07818 703747


Caroline Manson MCSP SRP (Home Visits) 01300 341341


Delivered to Old Chapel Stores 01300 345336 (Wednesdays & Fridays after 4pm)

Transport to Surgery

See Neighbourhood Car Scheme page (Buckland Newton, pre-booked only)

NHS Patient Transport Advice Centre 01278 727457

Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme 03003 301343

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