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PATIENT NOTICE

We welcomed Dr Matt Owen to the practice as GP Partner at the end of July.  Dr Owen will take over the care of Dr Burke’s patients during August. 

Dr Tim Burke has now retired from the Wallingbrook Partnership but will continue to provide the occasional GP session from September, we wish Dr Burke a very happy retirement and thank him for his contribution over the last 21 years.

We will also welcome Tom Humphreys, Nurse Practitioner to the surgery at the end of August.

 

Latest News

Next surgery closure date

Winkleigh surgery will next be closed on Thursday 20 September 2018 - closed from 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Chulmleigh surgery will next be closed on Thursday 18 October 2018 - closed from 12.30pm.

Should you require urgent same day attention please call 111.

NHS England CCG Bulletin

To sign up to the NHS England CCG Bulletin please click here

National Diabetes Audit

Wallingbrook Health Group are taking part in the National Diabetes Audit (NDA).  The NDA check whether people with diabetes are getting good care.  The NDA collects information about diabetes care from GP Practices and hospitals.  This information helps the NHS to improve care.  The use of NDA information is controlled by law and strict rules of confidentiality.  For more information please read the patient leaflet or click here for the poster.

Gluten free food on NHS Prescription

New prescribing guidance for gluten free products are being introduced from 1st July 2017.  Further information can be found here

Defibrillators in Chulmleigh

Public Access Defibrillator

Winston Pincombe’s Garage (situated on the wall in the garage forecourt)

South Molton Street

Chulmleigh

Additional Defibrillators are kept on the following premises

Wallingbrook Health Centre

Chulmleigh Pavillion Playing Field

Chulmleigh Sports Centre

Chulmleigh Dental Practice

First Responder Service

Defibrillators in Burrington

Public Access Defibrillator

Pickard's Office (situated at the front of the offices)

Main Street

Burrington

Defibrillators in Lapford

Public Access Defibrillator

Orchard Centre (situated outside the building)

(The Orchard Centre is located in the corner of the main car park in the centre of the village, often used for Parish Meetings, Post Office etc)

Defibrillators in Winkleigh

Public Access Defibrillator

Winkleigh Square

Winkleigh Sports Centre

Additional Defibrillators are kept on the following premises

Winkleigh Surgery

Defibrillators in Chawleigh

Public Access Defibrillator

Outside the village shop

Useful Telephone Numbers

Please find a list of useful Telephone Numbers in our Further Information section. Click here

New Lapford activity - 'Lapford Cares'

Lapford Cares is a new community initiative for carers, providing an opportunity for carers to meet up, whilst at the same time providing those they care for with stimulating, supervised activities. The community group with run on Thursdays 10.30am - 12noon at Lapford Victory Hall, at a cost of £2.00 per session.

Starts on Thursday 6 September 2018, for more information, please contact Jacqui on 01844 255734 or office@involve-middevon.org.uk

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