The Beacon Medical CentreTel: 01395 512601
Blackmore Health CentreTel: 01395 512601
We run a range of clinics. For an appointment or further details please call 01395 512601.
Child Immunisation Clinics are held at The Beacon Medical Centre every Wednesday from 14:10pm – 15:50pm
For more information about child immunisations, please open the below link
Child Immunisation Programme
This service is offered by the Midwife and the doctors. If you become pregnant you will be referred to the Midwife who will carry out general health checks. You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the local hospital.
Minor operations are performed in our treatment room at The Beacon Medical Centre. Please discuss this with your doctor who will then arrange for you to be given an appointment.
Led by our nursing team, patients with diabetes are offered a regular reviews of their diabetes status. Liaison, if appropriate, is made with the specialist diabetic team at RD&E Wonford.
We only offer vaccines which are available on the NHS
Please see the above tab for more information
Nurses who specialise in asthma care are available to give advice and support to asthma sufferers. All patients who are prescribed medication for their asthma need to be reviewed at least once a year.
These nurse led clinics offer general health checks including blood pressure monitoring, advice regarding diet and exercise and cervical
Our nurses also carry out routine care in the treatment room including dressings, removal of sutures, ear irrigation and injections.
Speech Therapy (for children), Family Therapy, Community Psychiatric nurses and Counselling Professionals visit the practice.
A physiotherapy service is available at Sidmouth Victoria Hospital.
GP referrals are required for all these appointments.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
· Hepatitis A * CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE *
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
The NHS provides healthcare to most people free of charge. There are exceptions; prescription charges for example have existed in England since 1951. The doctors and healthcare team however are required to make a charge for all services that fall outside of the NHS contract. The services which are not NHS funded tend to fall into two categories as follows
Those where GP's can charge their NHS patients
Those where GPs can charge other institutions / organisations:
Our Non NHS fees are generally in line with BMA national guidelines and must be paid up front before any work is undertaken.
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