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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Click here to read our revised measures to minimise the risk of exposure to Coronavirus to protect both our patients and staff.
For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell you what you should do based on your particular circumstances.
If you are thinking of travelling or have recently returned from an overseas trip please see the Coronavirus advice for travellers links here in our Travel Health section.
This is a requirement (known as Improved Access) where practices ensure that from Monday to Thursday a practice in each area is open between 6pm-8pm.
To access the following appointments please continue contact us here at Ashburton:
Mondays: 6.00pm to 8.00pm – Leatside Surgery
Tuesdays: 6.00pm to 8.00pm – Chillington Surgery & Ashburton Surgery (rotation basis)
Wednesdays: 6.00pm to 8.00pm – Buckfastleigh Medical Practice & Catherine House (rotation basis)
Thursdays: 6.00pm to 8.00pm – Dartmouth Medical Practice
We offer weekend appointments situated in two central hub locations:
Please call us here at Ashburton to pre-book a Weekend appointment:
Please note as this contract is being delivered at scale across the locality, you will not necessarily be seen by a GP, Practice Nurse or HCA known to you from your practice
To ensure that the Clinician you see has full access to your medical records, when you book your appointment the Administrator will ask you to consent to sharing your medical records. Once consent is gained the clinician seeing you on the day is the only person who will have access to your medical record. It is essential that consent is gained for you to be able to have the appointment. If you feel you do not wish to provide consent then it will not be suitable for you to book the appointment.
Thank for you your co-operation and support and we hope you make full use of this new service.
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NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at out "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.