Research Study

Are you suffering from Back Pain? Are you aged 45 or Under? We are taking part in a research study to improve the care of young patients with back pain – please discuss with your nurse or GP.

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Important Changes To Repeat Medication Requests

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO REPEAT MEDICATION REQUESTS A new initiative will be starting across South Devon and Torbay area. This initiative is designed to improve safety and efficiency by reducing the amount of wasted medication which is dispensed to patients and not used.  To avoid this waste, your doctor would like to ensure that only what […]

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Help Us To Help Others!

Hours of GP appointments are wasted each month due to patients who Did Not Arrive for their appointment. In November 2017, 19 hours of appointments were wasted at  Kingskerswell due to patients who Did Not Attend & 10 hours of appointments were wasted at Ipplepen. If you no longer require an appointment, please contact the Health Centre on 01803 874455 […]

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Changes to the Practice Team

Changes to the Practice Team at Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Medical Practice Dr Nick D’Arcy After 31 years working as the Senior Partner at Kingskerswell and Ipplepen Medical Practice Dr D’Arcy has now started his well-deserved retirement and would like to say a big thank you to all of the patients who kindly sent him wishes, cards […]

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Annual Health Checks for Learning Disabilities

People with learning disabilities have poorer physical and mental health than other people and die younger.  Many of these deaths are avoidable and not inevitable, doing Annual Health Checks can identify undetected health conditions early, ensure the appropriateness of ongoing treatments and establish trust and continuity care. The Royal College of General Practice (RCGP) together […]

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National Diabetes Audit: helping to improve diabetes care

National Diabetes Audit You will see posters displayed in our waiting rooms, or click on the link below. NDA_17_GP Poster_v4[1] The GP practice is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS.  The project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA). To take part, the practice will share information […]

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Hay Fever

South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for buying and developing healthcare services for our patients. The CCG is constantly considering the services offered to patients to ensure this will result in better patient outcomes, better quality, and value for money. The CCG want to significantly reduce the money spent on medicines […]

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Medicines for self-care.

Medicines for self-care, you don’t need a GP appointment, you can go directly to your pharmacy. NHS South Devon & Torbay Commissioning Group (CCG) supports GP practices in promoting self-care. Part of self-care involves reducing prescribing of medicines and supplies which have limited clinic value to the patient or are more suitable for patients to […]

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eConsult

Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Health Centre Launch eConsult Escape the wait. Consult with your GP online from Monday 27th March 2017 Request advice from your GP or the practice administration team online without having to telephone the practice or book an appointment You can use eConsult via the practice website www.kkipp.gpsurgery.net to support your healthcare needs […]

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Patient Newsletter

Every three months the Practice will produce a Patient Newsletter.  You will find copies of these displayed in each Health Centre or you can view the link below. We are always looking for suggestions to be added for our next addition.  If you have any suggestions, Health Centre related, please do let us know and we […]

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