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
Unprecedented Pressures Today
We are experiencing unprecedented pressure today due to high volumes of flu illness in our community. Please only contact us if your condition is an emergency for today to make … [continue] Unprecedented Pressures Today
Group A Strep and Scarlet Fever
Group A Strep & Scarlet Fever In light of the current outbreak of Group A strep and scarlet fever, please see some further information below to ensure the health and … [continue] Group A Strep and Scarlet Fever
BOOK APPOINTMENTS 24/7 WITHOUT WAITING FOR RECEPTION
AUTOMATED TELEPHONE BOOKING Sid Valley Practice now have an automated booking appointment system available 24/7. Simply call 01395 200 743 and follow the instructions to book your routine GP, blood … [continue] BOOK APPOINTMENTS 24/7 WITHOUT WAITING FOR RECEPTION
Beacon Development Update & Reduced Parking
Sid Valley Practice – Beacon Medical Centre Extension Update It is a very exciting time for the Sid Valley Practice at the Beacon Medical Centre with the start of the … [continue] Beacon Development Update & Reduced Parking
High levels of demand continue
Due to illness/COVID we are continuing to experience high levels of GP & Staff absences. We would be grateful if you would only contact the surgery for urgent enquiries or … [continue] High levels of demand continue
Primary Care Improvement Project Moves Forward
Following CCG and NHS England approval the practice has now managed to secure finance so that the development project can move forwards. We are working with the development team to … [continue] Primary Care Improvement Project Moves Forward
We are recruiting
The practice is seeking applications from GPs, nurse and admin staff to join our growing team at this exciting time.
Sidmouth Primary Care Development Project Approved !
Our plan to improve primary care infrastructure in the Sid Valley has been approved.
Do you have COVID-19 symptoms? If yes, you need a PCR test!
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!
Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, May 10th-16th
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
Technical Issues at Sid Valley Practice 19/04/21.
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.
Sidmouth, One of the top performers in delivering the COVID-19 Vaccine
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
How to Cope with life in ‘lockdown’ – Free online course
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
HOMS Primary Care Mental Health Team…. Coming soon!
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!
COVID-19 VACCINATION FROM 14TH OF DECEMBER 2020
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
Extension of Flu Vaccination Programme to 50-64 Year Olds
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
TELEPHONE CALL RECORDING
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
5th November COVID-19 Lockdown
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
Beacon Development Update
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
Beacon Planning Application Launch
The planning application for the Beacon extension has been submitted. https://planning.eastdevon.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?keyVal=QHFGINGHH1100&activeTab=summary
Healthwatch to help engage with patients
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.
NHS COVID-19 Tracing App
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
Consent Form for Childrens Nasal Flu
Flu Consent Form
Beacon Development Update
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
Sidmouth Primary Care Improvement Project Update
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