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Please read the most up-to-date information on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) from the NHS
We are now in the delay phase of our response to COVID-19. Due to the current situation, the directive for GP surgeries is to triage all patients with a telephone consultation in the first instance. Should the GP feel it is necessary to see you face-to-face, they will arrange the appointment themselves. We have also suspended all online pre-bookable appointments until further notice. If you have a non urgent medical query, please use our eConsult service on our website.
As of Monday 30th March 2020, the surgery will not be accepting any paper prescriptions in the short term due to Covid-19, We ask that all patients register for Systmonline to order your prescription. Please contact the surgery for our team to organise this for you. If you do not have internet access, please contact us and we will try to assist you with your prescription request.
Thank you for your cooperation at this difficult time.
Dr Mike Lee
MBChB DCH DA MRCGP
Mike qualified at Birmingham Uni in 1980 and took a job in paediactrics at Torbay in 1982. He worked as a GP in Totnes, Yeovil and New Zealand before landing at Devon Square in 1991. He enjoys tennis, gardening and cycling.
Dr Susan Cronshaw
MB ChB DCH MRCGP
Su qualified at Bristol University in 1991. She joined the surgery part-time in 1998 and became a full-time partner in April 2003.
Dr Maggie Ross
DCH Dip Ther MRCGP
Maggie qualified at the Free University Berlin, Germany. She is a full time GP and also a GP trainer.
Dr Gareth Plummer
Gareth qualified at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2009. His interests include travel and cooking.
Dr Edward Taylor
Ed qualified from Cardiff University in 2009. He has worked as a doctor in Wales and New Zealand before settling in South Devon with his wife, son and golden retriever.
Dr Fiona Salter
Our team of community midwives run an ante-natal clinic at the surgery every Thursday morning from 9.30 to 12.10 and Friday afternoons 13:00-15.40.
They can help and advise you on all aspects of pregnancy care.
Appointments are made via reception.
The Midwives are based in Newton Abbot Hospital and can be contacted directly on 01626 324651.
The team of community nurses deliver care in the home environment to people of all ages who for medical reasons are unable to get to the surgery.
Available to help and advise on all aspects of baby and childcare. They also have an important role promoting healthy living. Please contact the central Health Visitor hub on 03332 341301.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Clare has worked at Devon Square Surgery more than 20 years. She has a special interest in the management of diabetes.
Karen has worked at Devon Square Surgery for more than 10 years. She has a special interest in the management of asthma and chronic lung disease.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Practice Manager Mike Stewart
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions, dealing with prescription enquiries, financial claims, dealing with patient records. They are also the first point of call for issues with online services such as registration and medication re-authorisation.
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within 48 hours
Medical Care when we are closed
NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at the "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.