We are a friendly, rural, training practice, who value a good work- life balance and are committed to the delivery of high standards of clinical care, with excellent patient access and continuity of care.

We offer:
Some flexibility re surgery start-times, length of appointments and catch up slots.
One session with a shorter surgery and protected paperwork time.
Daily coffee and catch up after morning surgery.
No intention of weekend working
No full duty doctor day (we each share a proportion of the daily on call)
BMA contract terms and conditions
Only 30 minutes commute to Bristol and 20min to M5.


3 Partners, 5 Salaried GPs, 3 Practice Nurses, 2 HCA/ Phlebotomists
Practice Manager, Deputy Practice Manger, Reception and Administration Teams.
District Nurses on site.
List size 8044
High QOF achievement
CQC ‘Good’- October 2019
We have excellent access for face to face appointment and telephone calls and also offer evening appointments with ‘Improved Access’.
Workflow Optimisation of GP paperwork
Full Family Planning Service
We have a very proactive and supportive Patient Participation Group who were winners of the Somerset CCG Outstanding Patient Group award in 2015.


Cheddar and the surrounding villages are lovely places to live and work. Cheddar Gorge is within the Mendip Hills ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and the Somerset Levels are also on the doorstep. These offer opportunities for activities such as walking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing and caving. There are also excellent local schools within the area.


To apply please send CV and aspirations regarding number of sessions and any choice of day limitations to:

Dr. Jill Howard
Senior Partner
Cheddar Medical Centre
Roynon Way
BS27 3NZ
Email address- jill.howard2@nhs.net