Kingskerswell Health Centre

01803 874455

Ipplepen Health Centre

01803 874455

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records and freedom of information

Medical records access GDPR changes to Subject Access Requests and fees from 25 May 2018 The General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018 replaced the Data Protection ... [continue] Access to medical records and freedom of information

Complaints and significant events

Our healthcare team will always strive to provide the best possible service – the same quality of care they would expect for themselves. If at any time you are unhappy ... [continue] Complaints and significant events

Dental Emergency/Out Of Hours Care

If you have a regular NHS dentist and need urgent treatment, contact your dentist for advice. If you do not have a regular NHS dentist, you can contact NHS 111. ... [continue] Dental Emergency/Out Of Hours Care

How to register

We have an open list and warmly welcome requests for registration from patients currently living or moving into the area. See more about our practice area.  Please fill out the ... [continue] How to register

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 ... [continue] Important Changes to Repeat Medication Requests

Living wills

A Living Will informs medical staff how you wish to be treated should you no longer be able to communicate your wishes to your medical team. With a Living Will ... [continue] Living wills

Medical Research

Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Medical Practice is research active Conducting high quality clinical research helps us to keep improving NHS care by finding out which treatments work best. In this practice you ... [continue] Medical Research

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. ... [continue] Medicines for self-care

Mobiles phones / Texting / E-mails

Increasingly we are using mobile phone numbers, text messaging and email addresses to contact patients. If you have a mobile and/or email address which you would like us to keep ... [continue] Mobiles phones / Texting / E-mails

One Small Step

Looking to make a change and get healthy? We know it can be difficult to know where to start. Perhaps you are a smoker who would like to cut back ... [continue] One Small Step

Organ and blood donors

Organ Donation law in England has changed Organ donation in England has moved to an ‘opt out’ system. You may also hear it referred to as ‘Max and Keira’s Law’. This means that ... [continue] Organ and blood donors

Patient choice

Patients can ask to be copied in to all correspondence between the Health Centre and Hospital and this can be very useful in ensuring accuracy and good communication.    

Patient confidentiality

Maintaining patient confidentaility is a key requirement for doctors, nurses and all healthcare staff. We respect your right to privacy and keep all your health information confidential and secure. Sometimes ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Practice area

Patients are registered not only from the villages of Kingskerswell and Ipplepen but a large 40 square mile area including Aller, Decoy and Wolborough Hill in Newton Abbot, Coffinswell, Daccombe, ... [continue] Practice area

Sexual Health and Contraception Service

Castle Circus Sexual Health and Contraception Service Contact 01803 656500 to find your nearest location and to arrange an appointment.  Many of the clinics below also hold walk-in sessions where ... [continue] Sexual Health and Contraception Service

Sharing Your NHS Data

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 ... [continue] Sharing Your NHS Data

Updating your details

If you change your name (eg marriage), address telephone number Download and use this form to advise us change of details form Please let us know by letter or email ... [continue] Updating your details

Useful website links

Alzheimers & Dementia:  Alzheimer’s Society Carers: Carers in Devon Community Services in Devon: https://services.pinpointdevon.co.uk Help for Children  Childline Depression & Anxiety Service Devon County Council: https://www.devon.gov.uk Drug & Alcohol Services: https://www.edp.org.uk/ ... [continue] Useful website links

Violent or abusive behaviour

As a patient you have the right to expect the best possible care. We will try to provide that care, with respect and dignity and ask the same from you ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

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