A warm welcome

Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Health Centres are both open from 8.30am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday, except on Thursdays when they close between 1.00pm and 3.00pm to undertake medical update training and quality audits. We also have evening GP appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6.30pm and 7.30pm for working people who have difficulty getting time off during the day.

VACANCY

VACANCY at KINGSKERSWELL & IPPLEPEN MEDICAL PRACTICE

Medical Secretary/Receptionist - Part time Position

Monday, Tuesday 8.30am – 5.30pm at Kingskerswell

and Friday 8.30am – 6pm at Ipplepen

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Team update

Changes to the Clinical Team at Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Medical Practice Dr Sally Roberts After 25 years working as a GP Partner at Kingskerswell and Ipplepen Medical Practice, Dr Sally Roberts will be retiring from the partnership at the end of August . Her last working day in practice is Thursday 30th August. Dr Sally has made a huge contribution to the practice and I’m sure you will miss her as much as we will. We wish her a well-deserved retirement and hope she stays in touch. read more...

ONLINE

Online patient services

To access SystmOnline select the following link: SystmOnline

  There are many benefits for registering for online access these are:
  • Book and cancel appointments with your Doctor or Nurse online 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Order repeat prescriptions online – This is the safest and most convenient way to request your medication; it can save you time and costs as you don’t need to make a trip to the practice or make a telephone call.
  • Look at part of your GP record – View test results, coded entries and your summary care record from the comfort of your own home.
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Health Checks

NHS Health Checks

Receive your Free NHS Health Check.These checks are being offered to patients aged between 40 and 74 once every five years.  The check is to assess your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes. If there are warning signs, then together we can do something about it.  By taking early action, you can improve your health and prevent the onset of these conditions and there is good evidence to support this. read more...

Sharing

SHARING YOUR NHS PATIENT DATA.   Information sharing in the NHS is subject to rigorous regulation and governance to ensure your full identifiable and personal medical data is kept confidential and only ever seen by carefully vetted doctors, nurses and administrative staff responsible for overseeing your care. With the development of information technology the NHS will increasingly be sharing key information from your GP medical notes with Out of hours GP Services, Hospital A&E Units, looking after you.  Sharing information can improve both the quality and safety of care you received and in some cases can be vital in making life-saving decisions about your treatment.  There are currently three different elements of "sharing NHS patient information"

  •  SCR = Summary Care Record     
  • EDSM = The Enhance Data Sharing Model "SystmOne" 
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GDPR

GDPR

From 25th May onwards, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation has come into force. This requires us to be transparent about personal data we collect, use and store on our patients.  For more information please read the practice Privacy Notice here: 
Practice Data Privacy Notice for Patients
 

CQC

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CQC Rating for Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Health Centre outstanding The Care Quality Commissioning (CQC) team carried out a planned inspection of Kingskerswell Health Centre on Wednesday 13th July and Ipplepen Health Centre on Thursday 14th July 2016. Ipplepen and Kingskerswell has been rated as outstanding in all five key areas, which are: Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well Led. To view Ipplepens CQC report click here Ipplepen HC - CQC report To view Kingskerswells CQC report click here Kingskerswell HC - CQC report CQC Website

 

Outside Surgery Opening Hours if you need to talk to or see a GP

For NHS medical support outside GP surgery hours, please call NHS 111. The staff at 111 have the ability to assess your needs and if appropriate link you to Devon Doctors On Call who have GPs in cars and at the Newton Abbot Hospital Treatment Centre. The Devon Doctors Out Of Hours GP service operates between 6.00pm and 8.30am Monday to Friday, Thursdays between 1.00pm and 3.00pm, Saturdays and Sundays and during public holidays.

Emergency Situations

If a serious accident or medical emergency occurs such as, difficulty breathing, unconsciousness, suspected heart attack, deep wound, haemorrhage, collapse serious fall, heavy blood loss, suspected broken bones. Ring 999 for an ambulance or if appropriate, transport the patient direct to casualty at NHS Torbay Hospital

If you are unsure what to do or who to call please dial 111