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Blake House SurgeryBlack TorringtonBeaworthyDevon, EX21 5QETel: 01409 231628
8:00am - 6:30pm
Telephone access 8.30am -6.00pm.
8:00am - 6:30pm
(Improved Access GP Surgery runs between 6pm - 8pm but you will be unable to contact the surgery by phone after 6pm)
(Improved access GP surgery runs between 8am -8.30am but you will be unable to contact the surgery by phone until 8.30am)
Once a month - 9am - 12 noon(No telephone access)(See tab above for more information)
Bank and Public Holidays
Improved Access clinics are available through the North Devon Improved Access Service.
You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.
Call 111 if:
For less urgent health needs, contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way.
If a health professional has given you a specific phone number to call when you are concerned about your condition, continue to use that number.
The NHS 111 service is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straightaway to the local service that can help you best. That could be A&E, an out of hours doctor, an urgent care centre or a walk-in centre, a community nurse, an emergency dentist or a late-opening chemist.
Where possible, the NHS 111 team will book you an appointment or transfer you directly to the people you need to speak to.
If NHS 111 advisers think you need an ambulance, they will immediately arrange for one to be sent to you.
Calls to 111 are recorded. All calls and the records created are maintained securely, and will only be shared with others directly involved with your care.
If the condition is life threatening please dial 999 and ask for an ambulance.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency. Nearest Walk in CentreSidwell Street, Exeter, EX4 6NN
If you require urgent medical advice please dial 111 for the NHS 111 Service.
In a medical emergency please dial 999 and ask for 'Ambulance'
The surgery closes for one half day every 3 months for staff training from 1pm. Surgery opens as usual the next day at 08.00 hours. (Telephone access is 08.30 - 18.00)
2020 Half Day Closure Dates
Wednesday 7th October 2020 (tbc)
We are pleased to offer GP and Nurse clinic appointments on Saturday mornings, once a month - these usually fall on the 1st Saturday of the month. Please see table below for dates although these can be subject to change.
These appointments will be pre-bookable in advance, non-urgent appointments only.
Please be aware that there is no telephone access to the surgery on these Saturday morning surgeries.
GP & Nurse
Saturday 5th September 2020
9am - 12.30
Saturday 3rd October 2020
Saturday 7th November 2020
Saturday 5th December 2020
Saturday 9th January 2021
If you need urgent medical advice please dial 111 for the NHS 111 Service.
In a medical emergency or life threatening situation please dial 999.