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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.
Vision Online to SystmOne Online
We have recently transferred clinical systems to SystmOne. We are aware patients have previously registered for Vision online repeat prescription services, which enables patients to order their repeat medication.
We are pleased to announce that this service is available in SystmOne, if you would like to register for this service a form will need to be completed - these forms can be obtained from reception or via this website.
If you have previously registered for Vision online services you will automatically be transferred to SystmOne online. Any patients registered with Vision online services will receive letters with their login details for their SystmOne online account.
If you have any questions regarding this service please do not hesitate to contact the surgery.
To download the SystmOne Online Registration Form 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.
After many months deliberation it is with a heavy heart that
I have decided after 26 years working at Townsend House to take a 6month
sabbatical from the practice from January 2015 with a view to full retirement
from general practice as from July 2015. During those 6 months I will be
continuing my dermatological practice and will also from time to time be
conducting operating lists for the practice.
I have been lucky enough to have worked with some inspirational fellow colleagues and some wonderful staff over that time. And I am delighted to say that Dr Danielle Harris has agreed to cover my 6 month sabbatical for me. Some of you may already have met Dani who has been working with practice for the last 4 months or so. I am sure you will agree that she has proven to be an outstanding and dedicated young doctor and I am sure my patients and indeed those of the practice generally will be delighted to hear that she is taking over from me.
I wish all of my patients the very best for the future and am very pleased to know that they will be receiving outstanding medical care in the future from Dani and everyone else at Townsend.
Minor Illness Service
Townsend House Medical Centre are delighted to announce a new Minor Illness service for our patients. We are pleased to welcome Aimee Seward who will be joining our team in April 2014. Aimee has previously worked in Chard Minor Injury Unit and is highly skilled in managing minor illnesses and injuries. She will be doing a daily clinic, Monday to Friday for patients registered at the practice with minor illness or injury problems who previously would have had to travel to Honiton MIU to be seen. If you have any queries about this new service please don't hesitate to contact the surgery.
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)
Interesting Facts & Figures
We have compiled a list of interesting facts and figures detailing how many patients we have seen in surgery, how many people use this website, how many prescritptions we have prepared and more. Please click here to download the 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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