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Important Notice

Shiphay Surgery Early Closure

The Shiphay Surgery will close early at 5 pm

EVERY DAY from Monday 8 September to Friday 12 September inclusive

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All telephone calls will be answered as normal.

Babbacombe and St Marychurch surgeries will be open until 6 pm as usual.

Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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We are currently recruiting for several administrative positions.  Please click on the "Career Opportunities" tab for further information.

 

 

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Important Notice

 

Survey on flu vaccinationsfor people with an at risk health condition

 

Please click on link below for further information.

 

Survey On Flu Vaccinations

 

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Brunel Medical Practice is currently the largest practice in the South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Area with 16,100 patients and three surgeries. Unfortunately we have been forced to take the unprecedented step of no longer registering new patients in our practice. This is a decision that has not been taken lightly by the Partners, but due to the national GP recruitment crisis we have been unable to replace the two GPs who retired this time last year.

 

It is important that as a practice we deliver a high standard of good quality clinical care. Whilst we have been using a number of very good and regular locums over the past year they are not able to provide the continuity of care that we want for our patients. Therefore with immediate effect our list is now closed to new patients. The only exception to this is family members who are related to a patient who is already registered with the practice and comprises as follows:

 

Husband/Wife, Common Law Partnerships and Civil Partnerships

Mother/Father

Step Mother/Step Father

Children of parents already registered /Step children of parents already registered

Siblings /Step siblings

Foster/Adopted children

 

The list will be closed for a period of 11 months and 28 days or until such time as we are able to replace the two GPs who retired.

 

For details of other practices in the area please see NHS Choices – Find a GP service

 

http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/GP/LocationSearch/4

   

The Partners of Brunel Medical Practice


 

 Please let us know if you are unable to keep your appointment.  

If you need to cancel your appointment

We now have a dedicated phone number if you need to cancel your appointment.  Please either text your message or phone the number below to leave a voicemail :-

07964 007520

Thank you

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Registration Letters from NHS England - please respond if you get one

The NHS is carrying out work in Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly to make sure that the patient details on GP lists are accurate.  Letters are being sent to some patients, but not all.

 

If you do receive a letter, please either confirm your details or submit any changes.  Changes can be made by returning the form in the prepaid envelope.  If the details are correct, you can confirm by freepost, by freephone, via text message or online.

 

It is important to respond to the letter, as GP lists do get out of date over time.  If we don't have an accurate record of your name and address,  then we or a hospital may not be able to contact you with important information.


We may also need to contact you :

 

With test results

 

To invite you for bowel, breast or cervical screening to protect against cancer for example

 

To offer vaccination against infectious diseases such as flu or measles, mumps and rubella

 

To give you an appointment as part of your plan to stay healthy if you have a long term illness

 

Please respond to the letter within four weeks, so the NHS can be certain about your details.  Otherwise, the NHS will assume that you have moved away, and begin the process to remove you from the practice list.

 

         

  Patient Survey 2014 Results and Patient Participation DES Local Report

During the months of February 2014 and March 2014 the surgery carried out our patient survey.  This was available in the surgery and on our website.  Thank you to all those patients who took part.  Your opinions and comments are valuable to the surgery for our continued improvement and development.  The results are displayed below along with our Patient Participation DES Local Report.

Survey_results_2014.docx

Action_plan_2014.docx

Patient_Participation_DES_Local_Report_2014.docx

 

 

Continuing Healthcare Retrospective Review Process

'Continuing Healthcare Retrospective Review Process'

NHS Torbay, Tel: 01803 219889, Email: chcteam.tct@nhs.net

 

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