If you have more than one problem to discuss with a Doctor please book a 20 minute appointment.

1 problem = 10 minutes     

2 problems = 20 minutes.


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, the other a utility bill to confirm your residence) to access this service. For information please visit the NHS choices Website.


With the new General Data Protection Regulations coming into force on May 25th we have updated our Privacy Notice.  Click on the link for GDPR on the home page to find out more.
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.
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.
Do we have your up to date mobile number?  We are able to send you a text message reminder for appointments and routine monitoring


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 Wednesdays and Fridays.

Attached Staff

Community Nurses

Community Matron Caroline Coombs 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.


Helen Norris Physiotherapist covers 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.


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 the service if appropriate.


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.




Social Prescriber

Jenny our Social Prescriber works as part of our Primary Care Network. She visits the surgery every Tuesday.  Do you have a problem that you feel could be helped by talking to a her? If so please make an appointment to discuss this with your doctor who would refer you to her if appropriate.

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