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Cervical Smear Awareness week 12th - 18th June. Please see link below for more details:
http://www.jostrust.org.uk/

 

Did you know you can access GP services from your computer, tablet or mobile phone with Patient Online?  You can book GP appointments, view a partial summary of your health record which includes Medication, Allergies and Immunisation history or renew prescriptions via the clinical system.  To register for this service please come to the surgery reception for further details.  You will need 2 forms of identification (one needs to be photo ID such as a passport or driver's licence) to access this service. For information please visit the NHS choices Website.

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Named GP - Please see information on the right side of this page regarding named GP for all registered patients
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How likely are you to recommend our surgery to Family and Friends?  Please click on the link on the right side of this page to complete a very short survey.  Thank you.
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Did you know you are able to nominate a pharmacy of your choice to dispense your medication?  Your prescription will then be sent electronically directly to the pharmacy to save you coming into the surgery to collect it.
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Do we have your up to date mobile number?  We are able to send you a text message reminder for appointments and routine monitoring

Did you know as much as £5.5 million is wasted each year in Devon on unused medicines? Please see prescription section with advice on reducing waste. You can help us use this NHS money in Devon more wisely.

Minor Injuries

South Brent Health Centre is not a Minor Injuries Unit, if you require this service the details of local Minor Injuries Units are listed below:

Ivybridge Health Centre -01752 690777

8.30-18.00 Monday - Friday

Totnes Hospital - 01803 862622

8.00-21.00 7 days a week

Kingsbridge Hospital - 01548 852349

9.00-17.00 7 days a week

Cumberland Clinic, Plymouth - 01752 434390

8.30-21.00 7 days a week

Newton Abbot Hospital -01626 324500

8.00-22.00 7 days a week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foot Care

Do you want happy feet?

 

If you need help with cutting you toe nails and looking after your feet come to us.

 

Affordable foot care and toe nail cutting services were set up across Devon with funding from the NHS and Devon County and have now been running for six years. The service is for older or disabled people who cannot care for their own feet and have no willing or able relatives who can help them.

 

You need to know that you won’t be eligible if you have: Diabetes, poor circulation, severely thickened, painful or deformed toenails, anybody taking anti-coagulants or anybody seeking treatment for a foot problem other than uncomplicated nail care.

 

Trained volunteers are available to cut your nails at the Old School, Totnes Road South Brent TQ10 9BP

The charges are : £10.50 first visit including clippers, £6.50 for toe nail cutting, £2.50 for finger nail cutting.

We now have a few vacancies so pick up an application form from the Old School and, if you are eligible for this service you can make an appointment by ringing 01364 72700 Mon-Fri 9am-1.00pm.   

 

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 Local Services/Activities

For information regarding local services and activities in and around the South Brent area please click on the following link for the Devon Community Directory.  www.directory.devon.gov.uk

 Devon County Council www.devon.gov.uk/socialcare prodives information about statutory services.  Fact sheets can also be found on www.devon.gov.uk/factsheets .  This site can be very useful in obtaining accurate entitlements to social care services



 
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