Due to the pandemic groups and services may be operating differently, do call and check first.

Groups we run

As well as working one-to-one with people, Health Connections Mendip also runs Self Management Programmes, On Track Goal Setting Groups, Talking Cafes, Healthy Lifestyle Programme and more.

If you don’t find something for you here try our Health Connections Mendip Directory for lists of support covering over 50 categories! If you have an idea for a new group, get in touch as we have helped people set up scores of groups, which can be found on the Directory.

For all Health Connections Mendip groups our contact details are 01373 468368 or email mendip.healthconnections@nhs.net

Health Connections Mendip Talking Cafes (in person)

Talking cafes are a place to meet new people, make friends and chat to a community signposter about activities, support groups and services in your community.

Wells: Thursday 10am-12pm, Bishop’s Palace, Wells BA5 2PD

Shepton Mallet: Wednesday 10am-12pm, The Art Bank, 13 High St, Shepton Mallet BA4 5AD

Evercreech: Thursday 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Evercreech Village Hall, Victoria Lane, Evercrecch, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6JP

Coleford: Thursday 1pm – 2.30pm, The Hub, Old School, Church St, Coleford BA3 5NQ

Frome: Thursday 1pm – 2.30pm, Coffee#1, 15-16 Westway Centre, Frome BA11 1BS

Frome: Mondays 10am – 11.30am Cheese and Grain, Market Yd, Justice Ln, Frome BA11 1BE

Beckington: First Tuesday of the month, 1pm – 2.30pm at the Woolpack, Warminster Road, BA11 6SP.

Glastonbury: Mondays 10am – 12pm, St John Baptist’s Church, High Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9DR

Street: Wednesday 10am – 12pm, Fondo lounge at 107,High Street, Street, BA16 0EY

Mells: Last Thursday of the month, 11am-12pm April- September, Walled Garden, 5 Rectory Cottages, Mells, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3PN

Health Connections Mendip started the first UK Talking Cafe in 2013. We have weekly Talking Cafes across Mendip. Many others are popping up across the county. If you would like to set up a Talking Cafe in your area, please contact us.

Health Connections Mendip Talking Cafes (Online)

Meet new people, make friends and chat to a community signposter about activities, support groups and services in your community. Just pop along to find out more.

One combined group for the whole of Mendip is running on a Wednesday 1-2pm online via Zoom. Meeting ID:879 0196 9507 Passcode: Coffee. For all of Mendip.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87901969507?pwd=dHZ6M2ZiMVMyQU52ZzdUdWlQdTl0UT09

Health Connections Mendip On Track Groups

Come along to these friendly peer led groups where you can join people who are setting goals which might improve their health and wellbeing. Get support and support others, get on track and have a chat over a cup of tea. The On Track groups normally meet every two weeks; please contact us on 01373 468368 to find out specific dates and to register for a place.

Frome – On Track: Moxon Suite at Frome Community Hospital, Enos Way, BA11 1FH 10 – 11.15am. Please call 01373 468368 to check if its going ahead.

Health Connections Mendip Healthy Lifestyles Programme

Do you want to move more and feel healthier? Do you want to meet others and look at topics such as sleep, exercise, healthy eating, hydration, connecting and relaxation? If so, join in with this rolling programme. We offer an online group as well as in person groups in Wells and Shepton Mallet. Come along to one or all the sessions. Join whenever you want.

Frome:  In person groups starting from 2nd August on Tuesdays 10.30am – 11.30am, Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 2FH.

Shepton Mallet:  Please call 01373 468368 to find out when the next set of 5 consecutive dates are for September.

Wells: Starting Tuesday 7th June 14:00-15:00 for 5 weeks with more sessions planed from the end of July.