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Any patients requiring information about testing should visit the NHS website. Testing is now available to symptomatic people over the age of 5. Patients who do not have access to or cannot use the internet can call a dedicated phone line below, which can be used to order a test if no other options are available.
The Coronavirus Testing Call Centre can be contacted on 0300 303 2713 between the hours of 07.00 and 23.00. The majority of test results are sent automatically to the individual within four days but for any that aren’t, the Call Centre can help individuals to follow up on their results.
For sheilding queries - please call DRSS 01626 883899
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The cervical screening programme for routine screening is now open. Anybody who receives an invite for their cervical screen should contact the surgery for an appointment, don’t put it off. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.
The team support the GP, Nurse and Management functions of the surgery. It consists of:
Dr Dylan Watkins M.B.Ch.B (Leicester 1992) M.R.C.G.P.
Dr Alison Gelder B Med Sci., B.M.B.S.(Nottingham 1992) D.F.F.P., M.R.C.G.P.
Dr Ian Morris M.B.B.Ch.(Wales1995) MRCGP(2000) DPP
Dr Richard Hawker M.B.B.S.(London 2000) M.R.C.G.P., D.R.C.O.G.
Dr Jon Hossack M.B.B.S.(London 2002) M.R.C.G.P., D.O.H.N.S.
Dr Jamila Groves M.B.B.S (London 2004) BSc (Hons) - DCH, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, PGCME - Dr Groves also works as Clinical Director responsible for co-ordinating community services to our area from Torbay Hospital.
Dr Rosanna Berryman B.M.B.S. (Exeter 2010) M.R.C.G.P., D.F.S.R.H.
Dr Abigail Fearon MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG
General Manager: Martin Randall
The General Manager provides leadership and management skills to guide and develop the Practice to meet future business needs and ensure the sustainability of Leatside Surgery. The General Manager liaises with the Clinical Commissioning Group, voluntary agencies, Social Services, Local Practices and Hospitals to ensure the Practice meets the care requires of its patients.
Operations Manager: Sophie Andrews
The Operations Manager is responsible for the day to day operational management of the Practice and is the Team Leader for Reception, Admin Team, Secretarial and IT functions.
The Reception Team has ten members:
The Team is managed by The Reception Team Leader Sally.
There are three members of the Secretarial Team:
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Sister Lucy Bond
(Team Leader) - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Plymouth University (2006), Family Planning (2009), Independent/Supplementary Non-Medical Prescriber (2011), Public Health Nurse (2012), Foundations of Practice Nursing (2013), Asthma (2015)
Sister Lynn Cramer
RGN, Chelmsford and Essex Hospital (1978)
Sister Rebecca Phelan
BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Plymouth University (2007), Mentorship (2012), Foundations of Practice Nursing (2015), Diabetes (2017)
Sister Katie Trollope
BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing King’s College University London (2000), Asthma (2006) and COPD (2008)
An Advanced Practitioner is a qualified registered nurse who has completed extra training, usually at Masters Level. They can assess, diagnose and treat patients autonomously within their own competence. This often involves prescribing medication, referring to other specialists and offering advice.
Kevin’s focus is on Chronic Disease Management, which includes reviewing patients and their medication to try to keep them healthy. He specialises in respiratory and cardiovascular medicine in particular.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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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.