OUT OF HOURS GP APPOINTMENTS
GP appointments are now available in your area during the evenings and at weekends. To book an appointment, contact the appointments team at the practice by calling 01395 512601.
For more information, visit:
Information on when and where these appointments are available can be found at:
East Devon Health - Access To Evening and Weekend Appointments
AGE 40 - 74 YEARS OLD?
Find out about our FREE NHS Health Check!
Helping you to prevent * Heart Disease * Stroke * Diabetes * Kidney Disease
Age 40 - 74 years old? Unless you have already been diagnosed with one of these diseases the NHS in England will invite you for a Health Check every 5 years.
The check will assess your risk of some of the biggest causes of early death in England such as heart attack and stroke.
These conditions can often be prevented, even if you have a family history of them.
It only takes 20-30 minutes and involves a few questions and measurements, including a simple blood test to check your cholesterol.
After the check, you will receive free personalised advice to help you stay healthy.
Call the Surgery on 01395 512 601 to book an appointment.
A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW DOCTORS
Dr Felicity Knott has joined Sid Valley Practice as an Associate GP with her own list. She will be working Monday, Tuesday and Friday every week at both the Beacon Medical Centre and the Blackmore Health Centre. Please join us in wishing her a very warm welcome!
Dr Heloise Moore-Mate has also joined Sid Valley Practice as a Salaried GP.
She will be working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday every week at both the Beacon Medical Centre and the Blackmore Health Centre. Please join us in wishing her a very warm welcome!
Dr Sarah Hannabuss is now an Associate GP holding her own patient list. Dr Hannabuss has been working with us for a while as a Salaried GP.
Dr Katie Phillips has been working with us for a while as a GP Locum, covering when other GP’s have been away. We are now delighted to announce that Dr Phillips has joined permanently as an Associate GP, holding her own patient list.
We welcome Catherine Hilton, a GP Pharmacist to our surgery. Townsend House Surgery and Sid Valley Medical Practice are delighted to announce that they are jointly employing a specialist pharmacist to work alongside the doctors and nurses in the 2 practices. Catherine Hilton started with us on the 26th September 2016 and will offer patient appointments for long term conditions such as diabetes or hypertension medicines reviews and other medicines related support, including discussing side effects. She can also help patients with their medicines following a stay in hospital. Having a pharmacist working at our surgery will increase the availability of GP appointments and provide valuable medicines support. Catherine will be at Sid Valley Practice every Monday and Tuesday.
We also welcome Samantha Walker, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to our team. Sam has been employed to assist the Duty team, Minor Injuries and Nurse department.
To manage your medication and appointments online, sign up for our Online Services :
You are now able to order repeat prescriptions for any medications you take regularly and look at your medication and allergies record online by clicking the link to Online Services from the practice website. You can also book or cancel appointments.
To register for these services simply visit the practice with 2 forms ID, one of which must be photographic ,i.e. a passport or driving licence. The other must be an official document, i.e. a bank statement or utility bill containing your current address. This service is not available to anyone under the age of 16 years. We are unable to allow patients to register other members of their family. Registration needs to be done in person, for facial verification purposes.
You will be given login details, so you will need to think of a password which is unique to you.
Using the online facilities is your choice and if you wish at any time to withdraw, the practice staff will continue to treat you in the same way as before. The decision will not affect the quality of your care.
The practice has the right to remove online access to services for anyone that doesn't use them responsibly.