Dr. Juliet Balfour

Dr. Juliet Balfour

BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

General Practice (GP)

35 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“Very professional, understanding and positive. Highly recommend “
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Subspecialty

  • Women's Health
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3253492
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £240

    Follow-up appointment: £120

    Practices worked at

    Wells Menopause Clinic

    Wells Menopause Clinic 81 High Street, Wells, United Kingdom, BA52AQ
    8 reviews

    About

    Dr. Juliet Balfour is an experienced NHS General Practitioner in Glastonbury, Somerset, and has a special interest and extra training in women's health and the menopause. She is Director of Wells Menopause Clinic, a private clinic where you can have an in-depth video or telephone consultation to discuss your symptoms and any past health problems. Dr Balfour offers evidence-based and individualised advice on hormone replacement therapy and other medication to improve your symptoms and benefit your long-term health. She can also advise on vaginal oestrogen, contraception, diet and lifestyle.

    Dr Balfour is happy to give ongoing email advice to current patients and offers follow-up appointments after 3 months and then annually.

    Almost all HRT prescribed privately via Wells Menopause Clinic can then be prescribed on the NHS by your GP. The only exception is testosterone as many GPs are not able to prescribe this due to lack of expertise or local prescribing guidelines.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
    • testosterone replacement for women
    • contraception advice
    • sexual health advice 
    • sexually transmitted disease (STD) screen
    • menopause
    • women's health
    • polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS
    • pre-menstrual syndrome PMS
    • osteoporosis

    Procedures

    • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
    • Testosterone Replacement for Women
    • Contraception Advice
    • Libido Restoration
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    Special interests

    • Menopause
    • Osteoporosis
    • Women’s Health
    • Premature Menopause
    • Premature Ovarian Failure or Insufficiency
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    Education

    • Intercalated BSc in Psychology at University College, London
    • MB BS University of London, St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School
    • Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    • Member of Royal College of General Practitioners
    • Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health
    • Member of the British Menopause Society
    • Member of the International Menopause Society
    • Member of the Royal Osteoporosis Society
    • Advanced Certificate in Menopause Care
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.96
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.98
    Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
    43/52
    Menopause
    41/52
    Testosterone Replacement for Women
    8/52
    Osteoporosis
    2/52
    Women’s Health
    2/52
    Women's Health
    1/52
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional, understanding and positive. Highly recommend
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I felt Dr Juliet Balfour covered everything I wanted to talk about in our zoom call, and she did so in a friendly, personable and professional way and was very easy to talk to. I also felt the letter to my GP that Dr Balfour sent me after the call, to approve before sending it to my GP, was a clear summary of everything we had talked about.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I have found Dr Balfour very helpful and explains everything and answers your question in a manner that you can understand. I recommend the services that Dr Balfour offer.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Excellent, clear and personable
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Balfour offers a great service. I have had a few problems finding a suitable HRT regime as I am also dealing with the lingering affects of Covid. She is amazingly patient and has encouraged me to try various combinations/strengths/brands until I can find something I can settle on before I transfer back to the support of my GP. As always thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Most important to me, Dr Balfour listened to me fully and then went through my options giving up to date and crucially accurate medical advice to specifically suit me. Also giving the support and repeated reassurance to help me make decisions despite my my menopausal anxiety.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    She listens, as soon as you start talking she stops and listens and then responds with good information. My letter and prescription were quickly sent. Money well spent. Thank you so much Dr Balfour.
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    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I have found Dr Juliet Balfour sympathetic and helpful and vastly more knowledgeable than my local GP. Since changing my HRT prescription after consultation with Dr Balfour, my menopausal symptoms are definitely less acute. Lack of sleep has been my overwhelming issue and it is still a problem, but there has been improvement. Honestly, I think I have to look beyond HRT to help myself further but I wouldn't be without it and I'm grateful for the help I've so far received.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr. Balfour’s knowledge and guidance helped me make decisions that I am completely happy with. I had complete trust in Dr. Balfour and felt that her kindness and empathy enabled me to have an honest discussion.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Juliet responds quickly and is thorough and professional. I feel like I am getting the safest and most up to date advice through my peri menopause under her care. I very happy I found her and wouldn’t go anywhere else.
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