South Brent Health Centre
Information to Patients
Christmas & New Year Arrangements
Friday 25th December Christmas Day – CLOSED
Monday 28th December Bank Holiday – CLOSED
Friday 1st January New Year’s Day – CLOSED
Normal Surgery opening times will then operate after this date.
Please note that during the Bank Holiday all telephone calls made to the Practice are answered by 111 the out of hours service
If you need to contact a Doctor when the surgery is closed you need to call the out of hours service on: 111. The 111 service will help you to find the right care to meet your requirements, including the Devon Doctors service. This service can also advise on pharmacy opening times, emergency dental services and emergency family planning service.
Emergency Ambulance Service - If your condition is life threatening you will need to call an ambulance on 999, but remember that the service will be very busy. If you are in any doubt, call 111 who will advise you and call an
ambulance for you if it is needed.
Derriford Hospital Accident & Emergency will operate as normal throughout the Bank Holiday’s. Please make sure you only use this service when it really is an emergency.
Newton Abbot Hospital Minor Injury Unit is open every day 8am – 8pm
South Hams Hospital Minor Injury Unit is open every day 9am – 5pm
Normal Surgery Opening Times
|Monday - Friday:||08:00 to 18:00|
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN ATTENDING THE HEALTH CENTRE
If you need to contact a Doctor when the surgery is closed you can either contact the NHS out of hours service direct on 111 or ring the normal surgery telephone number: 01364 72394 when the answerphone will give the contact numbers.
GP APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PATIENTS OF THIS PRACTICE DURING THE EVENINGS AND AT THE WEEKEND. TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT CALL DEVON DOCTORS ON 01392 822354: FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/gps/gp-appointments-and-bookings/
ALTERNATE SATURDAY MORNINGS FROM 08.30
If appointments have been prebooked for Saturday mornings, the practice will be open. These specific appointments are bookable in advance and are intended for those patients who usually cannot attend a doctors appointment during normal surgery hours. PLEASE NOTE THE PHONE LINES WILL NOT BE OPEN DURING THIS TIME. If you require urgent advice the out of hours contact of 111 is available.
Please note that patients can now book weekday early morning and evening appointments (subject to availability) with neighbouring practices within our Practice Network. Please contact this surgery for more information.
Tel No. 111 is the NHS 24 hour service staffed by a team of fully trained advisers. They can also advise you on: Out of hours pharmacy opening times, emergency dental pain services, emergency family planning services.
Emergency Ambulance Service - If you need an ambulance for a life threatening situation ring 999. If you are in any doubt, call Tel No. 111 who will advise you and call an ambulance for you if it is needed.
Totnes Hospital Minor Injury Unit is open 8am–9pm every day
Tel No. 01803 862 622
Newton Abbot Hospital Minor Injury Unit 8am – 1pm every day
Tel. No. 01626 324 500
If you have more than one problem to discuss with the Doctor, please book a 20 minute appointment. 1 problem = 10 minute appointment. 2 problems = 20 minute appointment.
2020 SEASONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS
We would like to do everything we can to help keep you healthy. Evidence & research shows that if you get Flu & Coronavirus at the same time you're more likely to be seriously ill. Please call us to check your eligibility. We are currently taking bookings for patients medically at risk, patients over 65 and patients aged 50-64