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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Students

Medical students and Nursing students attend the practice from time to time. We hope that you will co-operate with us and help the students to learn about general practice. However, you will be informed of their presence in advance, and if you do not want them to be present at a consultation, your wishes will be respected. This will not affect your treatment in any way.

Community Midwives

Midwife (f)

The Community Midwife is currently covers our Health Centre and holds ante-natal clinics fortnightly on a Wednesdays and Fridays.

Health Visitors

Health Visitor

Mrs Janet Carter is available to give health advice to all age groups – please feel free to phone. To request a visit or for telephone advice please ring, if possible between 8.30 – 9.30am Monday – Friday. Messages may be left any time. Development Checks, hearing tests & vision tests are by appointment.

Attached Staff

Community Nurses

Community Matron Julie Hookins is based at this Health centre, and supported by Jane Butland with Hilary and Adreana.   The Community Nursing Service operates seven days a week and messages may be left at reception or by selecting the message option on the main Health Centre telephone number during opening hours. Urgent messages will be responded to the same day. Patients already on the nursing caseload are able to contact the Community Nurses direct by mobile phone if necessary.

Physiotherapist

Natalie Summers & Helen Norris are the Physiotherapists who cover two days a week at the Health Centre. If you feel you would benefit from physiotherapy please either complete a self referral form available from reception or make an appointment to discuss this with one of the doctors.

Counsellor

A qualified Counsellor visits the surgery fortnightly.  If you are anxious or have a problem and feel you would benefit from talking to a counsellor please make an appointment to discuss this with your doctor who would refer you to Barbara if appropriate.

Podiatrist

An NHS Podiatrist visits the health centre every Wednesday & an NHS Podiatry Assistant visits fortnightly on a Monday. In order to see the Podiatrist, you must be referred by either your GP or another Health Professional. Please note that appointments for both these services are not made from the health centre and patients can experience long waiting times for non urgent referrals.

Please refer to the section on this website titled "Useful Services" to find out more about Chiropody services locally.

 

 

 

 
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