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Latest News

Bank Holiday Closures

The practice will be closed on Monday 26th August 2019. Normal hours will resume the following working day at 8.00am. 

               

CQC Inspection

Following our inspection by the Care Quality Commission in December 2018, Budshead Medical Practice have been rated as Good in all areas inspected. You may view our CQC inspection report by following this link.

     

Improved Access
GP appointments are now available for our patients during the evenings and at the weekend, to book an appointment please call Devon Doctors on 01392 822354. This number is available to call from 8am - 6.30pm between Monday - Friday and from 8am - 1pm over weekends and bank holidays. Appointments are located at Mount Gould Medical Centre.

                                

eConsult - Consult your doctor online!

Our eConsult service lets you request advice and treatment from our practice online and offers self-help advice for hundreds of common conditions. You may also request administrative help online (e.g. sick notes, blood results, requests for reports). You simply need to be 18 or over and a registered patient of Budshead Medical Practice. 

Get started with eConsult here.             

          

Repeat Prescription Requests
From 1st September 2018 we stopped accepting telephone prescription requests. You can order online, by post or in person. Please let us know the pharmacy of your choice for sending your request to. This will be sent electronically. To order your prescription online please ask our receptionist about setting up online access.

         

                

Healthy Futures
We now offer a social prescribing service. This new service can help with all non-medical matters. Please telephone 01752 203673 and make an appointment with Sarah. The service is based in the practice. For more information click here.

           

MyHealth - My Health Devon

MyHealth - Devon has been developed by Devon Referral Support Services, part of the Wider Devon STP with the support of local clinicians. The website will provide evidence based information that:

  • Enables patients to make informed decisions about their care and treatment options  
  • Promotes Shared Decision Making conversations between patient and clinicians
  • Promotes self-management of their condition
  • Promotes a healthy lifestyle
  • Informs people in Devon about local services and support groups
  • Explains how referrals are managed                                           
      

              

Dr Peter von Eichstorff
Dr von Eichstorff will no longer be available on Thursdays. However we are pleased to announce that we will have Dr John Hambly as a long term locum in his place.

 

Training Practice
We are very proud that we are a training practice. This means that we are helping to train GPs of the future. For more information please click here.

     

Shingles Vaccination

We are currently offering vaccination against Shingles to eligible patients. This is currently for patients aged 70,71, 72, 78,79 years of age. If you wish to receive the vaccination please telephone 206002 to book an appointment. The admin staff will be happy to inform you if you are eligible.

 

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