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Gardening Sessions - 12 noon every Tuesday at Redgate and Thursday at Somerset Bridge

Walking Group 12.30 - 2 pm, alternate Wednesdays (details at reception)

Foot Massage, every Tuesday morning at Redgate

Singing Group - 11 am - 12.15 pm at Stockmoor Lodge Care Home, Nokoto Drive, Bridgwater

Baby Massage, every Tuesday 1 - 2 pm at Redgate

Walking Football, Bridgwater YMCA, every Wednesday at 12 noon.


Dr Donal Hynes (m)
DR DONAL HYNES qualified in Galway in 1979. Having worked in London and Bristol hospitals for some time he obtained the specialist qualification in General Medicine (MRCP) and also the diploma in Elderly Care (DGM). He joined the practice in 1988, and has since obtained an MSc degree in Health Care from Exeter University.

He has special interest in family medicine and joint disease. He is involved nationally in the care of elderly and rheumatic disease. He is doctor for the Bridgwater and Albion Rugby Football Club.

Dr Hynes is currently the Professional Executive Committee Chairman of NHS Somerset.
Dr Syed Akhter (m)
DR SYED AKHTER qualified from Dow Medical College, Karachi, and trained as a surgeon in Ireland before joining Somerset Bridge Medical Centre in 2002. He obtained fellowship in surgery in 1996 from the Royal College of Surgeons. His main interest includes Extended Minor Surgery in which he holds the specialist qualification (FRCS). Dr Akhter moved to Bridgwater with his wife and family in 2002.
Dr Wulf Franzen (m)
DR WULF FRANZEN is a salaried GP at Somerset Bridge Medical Centre. He specialises in dermatology and once a month runs a cryotherapy clinic at the surgery for skin disorders.
Dr Mengu Hicyilmaz (f)

Dr Mengu joined the practice as a salaried doctor in November 2016 and works part-time Monday/Thurs/Fridays. She trained in London. She enjoys working with patients and developing a shared understanding of their illness, so that individuals and families can thrive.

Dr Daniel Berrio-Galan (m)

Dr Berrio-Galan joined the practice in November 2018, following completion of his GP training in Somerset. Prior to that, Dr Galan worked in several hospitals in England including London, Swindon and Crewe. Dr Galan has a special interest in Substance misuse and leadership. He also speaks Spanish and Italian and enjoys cross-country running.

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