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We are now offering Carers Health and Wellbeing Checks.....For information, please enquire with reception...........................................Please, if you cannot make your booked appointment, ring reception to cancel and allow someone else the opportunity.....................................Have you tried ordering your repeat prescription online? If not, why not give it a go? Click through to the Patient Toolbox to get started....................................

Welcome to Townsend House Medical Centre
This website outlines the services we provide for our patients and will give you information that we hope you will find useful. We also offer some interactive services which we hope you will find beneficial.

We are three doctors working in partnership from modern purpose built premises, assisted by a full Primary Health Care Team of salaried GP's, practice nurses, district nurses, health visitor and administrative staff.

Job Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced medical secretary, 18 hours per week with flexibility regarding working hours required, this could be suitable under an apprenticeship scheme, please contact us for further details. Closing date for applicants 12 February 2016.

Charity Work 2016

We would like your help in choosing a nominated charity for activities carried out by staff at Townsend House Medical Centre.

We would like patients to nominate a charity. 

We would ask all suggestions are made by 28 January 2016. 

Thank you

Memory Concerns?

Are you worried about your memory? Book in for a memory assessment with our Dementia Champion - Donna.



From this week patients will now be able to book appointments with Doctors and Nurses up to 12 weeks in advance. For example: patients visiting the surgery for b12 injections will now be able to book their next appointment before leaving the surgery.


Healthy Lifestyle Clinics

Townsend House Medical Practice is pleased to announce that with effect from Monday 6 July 2015 we will be running healthy lifestyle weight management clinics with our specialist advisor - Mrs Alice Lamb. To qualify for these clinics you must be referred by your GP or other Health Care Professional. For further information please speak to your GP or a member of our reception team.

Named GP

All patients at Townsend have a named GP who is responsible for your overall care at the practice, if you do not know who your named GP is please ask at reception, if you have a preference to which GP that is, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.


Care Quality Commission (CQC) Reports

After undergoing a CQC inspection we are delighted to be able to give access to our ratings.

Please click here to view our premises rating
Please click here to view our activity rating

For more information about the Care Quality Commission please click here


Friends & Family Test

We would like your feedback on the care and/or treatment we give you any time you visit us or have contact with the practice. It doesn't take long.

Put us to the test and tell us what is working well and what we can do to improve. You can say what you think without giving your name and we will use this information to plan improvements to our services.

To complete a feedback form please visit the surgery or fill out an online form by clicking here.

A day in the Life of Your GP

The Doctors together with our Patient Representative Group thought it might be useful to provide a synopsis of the average day encountered by the GP's. This has been produced on the basis of a typical day, however, there are days when deviation occurs such as, emergencies that can come in at any time and these must take priority over routine work. Click here to access. (PDF File) 



New Devon CCG

From 1st April 2013 we are part of the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group. Click here to visit their website.








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