Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
As well as working one-to-one with people, Health Connections Mendip also runs Talking Cafes, a 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 email@example.com
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 – 4pm, Evercreech Village Hall, Victoria Lane, Evercrecch, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6JP
Coleford: Monday 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
Glastonbury: Mondays 10am – 12pm, St John Baptist’s Church, High Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9DR.
Street: .Tuesdays 10am – 12pm, Crispin Hall (inside the main hall), 83 High Street, Street, BA16 OEZ.
Street: Wednesdays 10am – 12pm, Fondo lounge at 107 High Street, Street, BA16 OEY (a Health Connector attends on the first and third Wed of the month).
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.
This group is for patients with long term conditions, giving everyone the opportunity to share experiences and support. Currently meeting at Frome Medical Practice on the first Thursday of the month, 10:30-12:30 pm. Upstairs in the board room at Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 2FH. Free to attend. Contact Health Connections Mendip 01373 468368
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, social and emotional wellbeing? If so, join in with this rolling programme.
Coleford: On Tuesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm, running for 6 weeks at a time. The Mendip Room, Mendip Country Practice, Church Street, Coleford, Radstock, BA3 5NQ. Please contact the Health Connections team to register for the next available programme.
Frome: On Tuesdays 10.30am-11:30am, Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 2FH. Please contact the Health Connections team to register for the next available programme.
Shepton Mallet: On Thursdays 10.30-11.30, running for 7 weeks at a time. The Conference Room, Shape Mendip Complex, Cannards Grave Rd, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT. Please contact the Health Connections team to register for the next available programme.
Wells: On Tuesdays 14:00-15:00, running for 7 weeks at a time. Please contact the Health Connections team to register for the next available programme.
To find out more about the Healthy Lifestyles Programme please ring 01373 468368 – then choose option 1 for Frome, option 2 for Coleford and Shepton Mallet and option 3 for Wells.