Get Active Devon
A new online resource has been launched by Public Health Devon to provide information about healthy activities available in your area. Visit the Get Active Devon website for further information.
Have your say to improve care - the Friends and Family Test
We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you any time you visit the GP or have contact with the practice.
Put us to the test and tell us what is working and what we can improve. You can say what you think without giving your name and we will use the information to plan improvements to our services. Please take a minute to complete our Friends and Family Test online or you can complete it whilst at the surgery. Thank you!
5p Friday - raising money for local projects
The Wooda Surgery and Wooda Plus are raising money for local community projects for 2015. If you are in the surgery and you have a spare 5p that you would like to donate please see a member of the reception team. We will keep you updated throughout the year on how the money raised is spent.
BMA Prescription for General Practice campaign
General practice is facing some of its toughest challenges, with workload and patient demand at unprecedented levels.
Our Urgent prescription for general practice shines a light on these issues and provides advice and support for practices on how to deal with them. If you are interested on finding out more, please see link below.
Meet Bob and learn how best to manage minor ailments and help to reduce antiobiotic resistance
Pharmacy First is a new scheme which allows people with certain minor ailments and conditions to go straight to their pharmacist to receive a consultation and treatment without needing to visit their GP to get a prescription first.
Annual health checks for patients aged over 75
If you are aged over 75 you are entitled to an annual health check with your GP. To book an appointment please contact the reception team on 01237 471 071 or book an appointment online by visiting our home page.
Your GP Cares Campaign
The British Medical Association's (BMA) General Practitioners Committee has launched a new campaign 'Your GP Cares' to highlight some of the pressing issues facing general paractice. They want to work with patients and the government to find solutions and provide a better service. They are calling for long term, sustainable investment in GP services to attract, retain and expand the number of GP's, expand the number of practice staff and improve the premises that GP services are provided from. If you would like to join the campaign please click here
999 and 111 telephone services
999 is the service to ring for medical emergencies (i.e. where the patient's life may be at risk)
NHS 111 (a free service) is now operational in North Devon - dial 111 to ring get medical advice and help in non emergency situations and particularly when the surgery is closed
For more information go to the www.nhs.uk/111 website.