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COVID-19 Vaccinations 

For anyone that has any queries with regard to the COVID vaccine and are unsure as to whether they wish to have the vaccine, please see below an information booklet for your information.

COVID vaccine information leaflet

For all other enquiries regarding the vaccination programme please use the link below which will direct you to the Government website.

Government Vaccination Programme

The NHS is prioritising the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. When it is your turn to get the vaccine you will be contacted. This may be by phone or letter from your GP, or the national NHS booking service. Please do not telephone us for an appointment until you are contacted. Thank you. 

Coronavirus - stay at home guidance 

Please click here to download the stay at home guidance Government - stay at home guidance

Please click here to download the stay at home guidance in Polish Government - stay at home guidance (Polish)

GP Access Evening and Weekend Appointments

We are pleased to announce that we are working with South Western Ambulance Service so that GP and Nurse appointments are now available for our patients at Tiverton Hospital Urgent Care Centre during the weekday evenings and at weekends.

Appointments (subject to availability) can be access by ALL registered patients.

To book an appointment please contact the practice.

If you need an appointment at Bramblehaies during the day, you can contact us on the usual surgery numbers.

Coronavirus - book for children 

Please click here to download a book for children explaining COVID-19.

Child Health and Nutrition Workshop

Bramblehaies is running a new pilot workshop every Monday between 1-2pm led by our GP registrar Dr Stokholm. This is in an effort to help children who might be overweight or at risk of becoming overweight. We know that the vast majority of overweight children will become overweight or obese adults, putting them at risk of many diseases. Doing something to help NOW could prevent this and help them to live a healthier life in adulthood. It is run as an informal group workshop for parents, answering questions about nutrition, exercise or health you may have. We aim to provide a judgement free support-group which you are welcome to continue attending. If you are interested both parents are welcome to attend - please contact reception to be added to our waiting list and we will book your appointment. Before arriving, please record your child's weight and height and bring it with you.

Staff Vacancy - Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist Required

11-16 hours/week to include one evening working till 7pm

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic motivated Medical Receptionist to join our team in a busy GP practice offering a high standard of healthcare to patients.  The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and a helpful friendly demeanor, as well as the ability to multi-task. An excellent telephone manner, computer literate, patience and reliability are key attributes. The ability to work within a supportive team environment and equally able to use own initiative is important. Previous experience in a similar environment desirable but full training will be given.

The role requires a degree of flexibility for relief cover, and there will be opportunities for development.

We offer pleasant working conditions, parking facilities, 5.6 weeks holiday inclusive of bank holidays pro rata, rising to 6.6 weeks pro rata, membership of the NHS pension scheme and a uniform.

A person specification and job description can be accessed below. For further information, and to apply, please visit Indeed.com.

Closing date: Thursday 11th November 2021

Interview date: Thursday 18th November 2021

Medical Receptionist Job Description

Medical Receptionist Person Specification  

NHSquicker

People across Devon and Cornwall can now download a free app which gives them information about waiting and travel times for their local urgent NHS services.

The app, NHSquicker, shows up-to-date waiting times for local emergency departments (A&Es) and minor injuries units, based on the user’s location.

It also shows live travel times to help people make informed decisions about where to go when they are in need of urgent treatment for a minor injury or illness.  

People can also use NHSquicker to find information about less urgent NHS services, such as GPs, pharmacies, sexual health services, dentists and opticians.   

NHSquicker is available for smartphones and tablets, on Apple and Android

The app has been launched by the Health and Care IMPACT Network, a collaboration between the NHS across Devon and Cornwall and academics from the University of Exeter.

The launch comes at a time when doctors are urging people to consider using another urgent care service, if the issue is not serious or life-threatening, rather than an emergency department, as hospitals become busier through the winter months.

Click here for further details.

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Cullompton Town Bus Service

Dartline buses are now stopping in Station Road making it easier to get to the surgery.  Please click here for the timetable

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GP Online

If you are registered with our surgery did you know you can:

  • access all blood results saving a telephone call to the practice
  • order repeat prescriptions, and change pharmacy if wish
  • book, and cancel, GP appointments
  • view your summary care record – this is the information that health professionals access if you’re seen “out of hours in hospital or another site”
  • access details of vaccinations you’ve received through viewing your detailed coded record – will assist you when filling out forms and saving you a call to the practice

 Click here for further details.

Handi App

Not sure what to do when your child is unwell?

Download the free HANDi Paediatric app, which is available right across Devon, and get expert advice when you need it. Search for ‘HANDi app’ on Apple or Android.

For more information please click on the Handi App link within 'Further Information' at the bottom of the page.

** Be Aware **

We'd like to inform you of the change you will face should you sign up to any payable online GP services that have recently been advertised on television (e.g. www.pushdoctor.co.uk).  This is different to the online access registration service that we offer at Bramblehaies Surgery.

These companies act as a GP practice and offer online GP consultations, prescription services and more.

Should you opt in and register on any of these websites it will trigger a new practice registration with NHS England. This, in turn will de-register/deduct you as a patient at Bramblehaies Surgery.

This will mean that any service (consultation, prescription etc) notes that are recorded will not be transferred to your current patient record at the practice.

Please ensure to check their terms and conditions prior to accepting any agreement.

Let your friends and family know.

Comments and Suggestions

We are always looking for feedback on ways we could improve current services and facilities for our patients, and welcome ideas for new services you wish for us to consider.  Please follow this link to provide your feedback. 

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