Abbey Meads Medical Centre

Penhill Surgery

Care and support

Better Health: 24/7 Breastfeeding Support

Breast milk provides all the nutrition your baby needs in their first 6 months and boosts their ability to fight illness and infection. Breastfeeding is great for both you and your baby; ... [continue] Better Health: 24/7 Breastfeeding Support

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode in the NHS service locator widget on this page.

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

GoodGym Swindon

Running community GoodGym, who combine getting fit with supporting older people and community projects is available in Swindon. GoodGym Swindon in partnership with Swindon Borough Council and Nationwide combines weekly ... [continue] GoodGym Swindon

Kooth online counselling service

For children and young people aged 11+ Kooth is for young people aged 11 to 19 living in the Swindon area. It offers online counselling and also peer to peer ... [continue] Kooth online counselling service

Mental health

Your Mental Health is a very important part of your overall well being. Do you have any concerns for yourself or a loved one? If yes, you can use the ... [continue] Mental health

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z widget on this page.    

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS widget on this page for information and advice on healthy living.

Swindon Women’s Aid Drop-In Service

Children’s lifestyle & weight management service Alive ‘N’ Kicking is a highly successful children’s lifestyle weight management service that helps overweight children and young people and their families to reach ... [continue] Swindon Women’s Aid Drop-In Service

Talking saves lives

18 people die by suicide every day in England and Wales, but help is out there. There’s always someone to listen. Mind Call: 0300 123 3393 Website: Shout Text SHOUT ... [continue] Talking saves lives

Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Date published: 5th February, 2021
Date last updated: 1st August, 2022