With the ongoing COVID 19 outbreak, we have had to adapt the way we work in order to continue to provide our patients with the healthcare they need. In order … [continue] Coronavirus update – How to access healthcare at the surgery
New Online AccuRx Patient Triage for online consultation coming to Sid Valley Practice from 1st February 2023. You will be able to find the link via our website from 1st … [continue] Coming soon AccuRx Patient Triage for Online Consultation
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 & 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
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
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
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
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
The practice is seeking applications from GPs, nurse and admin staff to join our growing team at this exciting time.
Our plan to improve primary care infrastructure in the Sid Valley has been approved.
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