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.

 

Where to go for Minor Injuries

GP surgeries do not provide a minor injuries service.  

If you have a minor injury you should either attend the Accident and Emergency department at Torbay Hospital, or the Minor Injuries Unit at Newton Abbot, Totnes or Dawlish Community Hospitals.  You see can see the current live WAITING TIMES at each of these units by clicking here.

Minor injuries include things like: 

  • sprains and strains 
  • broken bones 
  • wound infections 
  • minor burns and scalds 
  • minor head injuries 
  • insect and animal bites 
  • minor eye injuries 
  • injuries to the back, shoulder and chest