From this Thursday 27 January 2022 face coverings will no longer be mandatory in public places. But the UK Health Security Agency’s infection prevention control guidance remains in place for … [continue] FACE COVERINGS IN GP PRACTICES FROM THE 27TH OF JANUARY 2022
We have a high number of COVID-19 cases locally, East Devon’s cases are rising faster than Exeter! IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS please do not rely on lateral flow testing, YOU … [continue] Do you have COVID-19 symptoms? If yes, you need a PCR test!
Sid Valley Practice will no longer respond to clinical enquiries when sent to our general enquiries email address. This is to make sure we can action clinical enquiries more safely. … [continue] Changes to our email account
Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. Finding out your risk only takes a few minutes using the Diabetes UK risk tool It could be … [continue] Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, May 10th-16th
Individuals become eligible for routine vaccination against shingles when they become 70 years of age and all those aged up to and including 79 years are now eligible to receive … [continue] Shingles Vaccine
Unfortunately, our computer system is currently down this morning due to the power cut over the weekend. This is causing great difficulty with the phone lines, this is being looked … [continue] Technical Issues at Sid Valley Practice 19/04/21.
Thank you to all our staff, volunteers and patients for their support. This was a team effort! https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9299781/Coronavirus-UK-60-people-Isle-Wight-jab.html We would also like to thank patients for their charitable donations. This … [continue] Sidmouth, One of the top performers in delivering the COVID-19 Vaccine
Managing long-term physical or mental illness can e stressful tiring and incredibly lonely at the best of times, but now more than ever. However, there is help! The HOPE programme … [continue] How to Cope with life in ‘lockdown’ – Free online course
Honiton Surgery, Sid Valley Practice & Coleridge Medical Centre are launching a brand new Primary Care Mental Health Team. This pioneering service will work across the surgeries providing support to … [continue] HOMS Primary Care Mental Health Team…. Coming soon!
Press Release 18/12/20 Dr Ross Dell, Beacon Medical Centre Yesterday a team of Doctors and Nurses from Sid Valley Practice began the task of vaccinating our most vulnerable elderly … [continue] Press Release Covid 19 Vaccinations
You may have heard through national media reports that GPs will start COVID-19 vaccination of priority groups (over 80s) from Dec 14. Please note NHS staff will contact patients who … [continue] COVID-19 VACCINATION FROM 14TH OF DECEMBER 2020
You will be aware of the media coverage this morning announcing the arrangements for the flu immunisation programme for 50-64 year olds from 1st of December 2020. You can either … [continue] Extension of Flu Vaccination Programme to 50-64 Year Olds
From the 13th of November 2020 calls to and from the surgery are recorded and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and the Data Protection Act … [continue] TELEPHONE CALL RECORDING
The surgery is reviewing the recent information regarding the Prime Ministers announcement on Saturday the 31st October 2020 in respect of the planned lockdown which takes effect from Thursday the … [continue] 5th November COVID-19 Lockdown
The practice is working with our patient group on plans for surgery expansion. 3 working groups have been set up to provide the best results for patients. Survey Feedback – … [continue] Beacon Development Update
The planning application for the Beacon extension has been submitted. https://planning.eastdevon.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?keyVal=QHFGINGHH1100&activeTab=summary
Healthwatch Devon are trying to reach harder to find patients who may not have managed to respond to our first survey. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SidmouthPCIP
Many thanks for all the feedback on the planned development. We have published initial results from the survey on the Beacon Development page.
Healthwatch Devon are helping us with a second survey to try and reach people who may not have managed to respond to our previous survey. They are working engaging local … [continue] NHS COVID-19 Tracing App
Flu Consent Form
The practice would like to thank patients for the great response to our development survey. We are analysing the data and have set up some small groups to work alongside … [continue] Beacon Development Update
You can now book your flu jab! If you are over 65, aged 18-64 with an existing health problem, are pregnant, a carer, or a child aged between 2 and … [continue] Flu Vaccine
Thank you to everyone who has completed our Sidmouth Primary Care Improvement Project Survey. We are enormously grateful for all your suggestions and comments including your concerns. We remain committed … [continue] Sidmouth Primary Care Improvement Project Update
We understand that patients might feel anxious about the Government’s recent announcements around the use of face masks in various public settings. We hope that the link below provides some … [continue] Guidance note for patients requesting exemption letters for wearing a face mask.
We are thrilled to see the results of our latest patient survey, click here to view
Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for all the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from veterans to currently serving troops, service … [continue] Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27th June 2020.
Cervical Screening Awareness Week Is Here! We know that cervical screening isn’t always easy and that the coronavirus has changed a lot but cervical screening awareness week isn’t one of … [continue] Cervical Screening Awareness Week 15-21 June 2020.
The theme of the week is the importance of friendships during lockdown
Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers. On behalf of Sid Valley Practice – THANK YOU … [continue] Carers Week 8th to 14th June 2020