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Continuity Counts Project

Wallingbrook Health Group is one of five GP practices taking part in a research project run by St Leonard’s Research Practice, Exeter.

The project aims to improve continuity between registered patients and their personal doctors in order to achieve health improvements and increase patient satisfaction.

Wallingbrook would like to invite patients to attend a Patient Seminar on:

Thursday 5 December 2019 at 2pm, at Wallingbrook Surgery.

You will learn about the project, learn about the research on continuity of care and have the opportunity to share your own views and experience.

We look forward to seeing you.

Consult with you GP online using eConsult

eConsult is a platform that Wallingbrook Health Group provides to allow patients to consult with their own NHS GP simply by completing a quick online form. It helps our GPs to deliver better access to our registered NHS patients by providing a round-the-clock portal where patients can enter their symptoms and receive instant self-help advice, together with signposting to NHS 111, pharmacies and other healthcare services.

Click here to start your consultation or here for further information about the service.

 

 

Latest News

Next surgery closure date

Winkleigh surgery will next be closed from 12.30pm Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Chulmleigh surgery 2020 closures tbc.

Should you require urgent same day attention please call 111.

Next dispensary closure date

Chulmleigh Dispensary is be closed between 1pm - 2pm on the third Monday of each month for staff training.

Chulmleigh Dispensary will next be closed from 1pm Monday 18 November 2019 between 1pm - 2pm.


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.


Flu Vaccinations 2019

Flu vaccination invites will be sent to patients in September.

Our flu clinics are later than usual this year due to a delay in the supply of the influenza vaccine intended for under-65s in at risk groups. The World Health Organization (WHO) took longer to identify which strains of the flu virus were to be included and this had a knock-on effect on the production schedule.

The flu vaccination clinics will run from mid October through to early December.

Patients can book their flu vaccination appointment online or contact the surgery.


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

Defibrillators in Ashreigney

Public Access Defibrillator

On the side of the village hall, next to the noticeboard

Defibrillators in Broadwoodkelly

Public Access Defibrillator

Located in the phone box, near the church.


Useful Telephone Numbers

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


 

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