Coronavirus

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

NHS App - By using the #NHSApp you can check your symptoms and order repeat prescriptions whilst self-isolating at home. To find out more go to: http://www.nhs.uk/nhsapp    #coronavirus #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives

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.

 

What our local PHARMACISTS can do for you

  • Local Pharmacies

    Boots Pharmacy in Leatside Surgery
    Babbage Road
    Totnes
    TQ9 5JA

    Phone: 01803 862356  

    Monday-Thursday: 8am-7:30pm  
    Friday: 8am-6:30pm
    Saturday: 8am-6:30pm  
    Sunday: Closed


    Well Pharmacy
    28 Fore Street 
    Totnes 
    TQ9 5JA

    Phone: 01803 863093

    Monday-Friday: 9am-6pm  
    Saturday: 9am-5pm  
    Sunday: Closed  


    Morrisons Pharmacy
    Coronation Road 
    Totnes 
    TQ9 5DF

    Phone: 01803 862943

    Monday-Friday: 8:30am-8pm  
    Saturday: 8am-6pm  
    Sunday: 10am-4pm


    Nearest Late Night Opening Pharmacies  

    Sainsburys Paignton Pharmacy
    Brixham Road 
    Paignton
    TQ4 7PE

    Phone: 01803 666444

    Monday-Friday: 7am-11pm  
    Saturday: 7am-10pm  
    Sunday: 10am-4pm  


    Asda Newton Abbot Pharmacy
    Highweek Street
    Newton Abbot 
    TQ12 1TG

    Phone: 01626 882710

    Monday: 8:00am-11pm  
    Tuesday-Friday: 7am-11pm
    Saturday: 7am-10pm  
    Sunday: 10am-4pm

 

What your pharmacy can do for you:

Pharmacies offer a wide range of services that can answer your immediate medical needs.  

You need don't need to make an appointment, so a visit to the pharmacy can often save you a wait for a GP appointment.

Did you know Pharmacists are highly trained health professionals able to advise you when you need to see a GP or other healthcare professional or help you with the following?

Diagnose and advise treatment for minor ailments such as coughs, sore throats, wound dressings, skin rashes, diarrhoea/vomiting, constipation, headache, minor eye conditions, hay fever, head lice, insect bites and worms.

  • Help you with insulin pen poblems or emergency supplies of regular medications.

  • Advise on medications including recommendations, advice on side effects (including for prescription medications).

  • Review existing prescribed medications. 

  • Advise on which medications (including over-the-counter or herbal remedies) can be safely be taken together.

  • Manage repeat prescriptions.

  • If you need late, Sunday or bank Holiday opening times call NHS 111 or search "pharmacies" at www.nhs.net.

Find out more at the NHS Choices website.