Tel: 01626 888877
Fax: 01626 888360
Barton Surgery, Barton Terrace, Dawlish, EX7 9QH

Care Quality Commission
Latest Commission Report can be seen here: Care Quality Commission Report


The name and address of the registered provider is:

Dawlish Medical Group

The Barton Surgery
Barton Terrace

Tel:  01626 888877

Registered Manager: Dr Antony Clements
Practice Manager: Mrs Christine Walsh

The surgery was purpose built in 1992 within the local authority car park.  A few years later Dawlish Community Hospital was built next door.

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (The Care Quality Commission (Registration)
Regulations 2009 Part 4), the registering body (Dawlish Medical Group) is required to provide
the Care Quality Commission with a statement of purpose.

Our Aims and objectives:

Our purpose is to ensure that patients registered with Dawlish Medical Group are provided with high quality health care, whilst maintaining a friendly, safe practice.

Surgery Opening Times:

BARTON SURGERY:     Monday – Friday:  08.30am – 6.00pm
Early Surgeries: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday:  07.00am – 08.00am (pre-bookable appointments only)

WARREN SURGERY:    Monday – Friday:  12.00noon (first come, first served)
The receptionist arrives at the Warren Surgery at approximately 11.30am.  Once the doctor has seen all the patients, the surgery closes.

The Primary Health Care Team
6 Partners:

Dr Slav Pajovic
Qualified 1979 MB BS MRCGP FP
Dr John Whitehead
Qualified 1977 BSc MB ChB MRCGP FP DFFP
Dr Elizabeth Alborough
Qualified 1986 MRCGP MBBS DGM FP
Dr Antony Clements
Dr Matthew Fox
Dr Jenny Corser
Qualified 1999 MBChB DFFP MRCP Dip Remote HC

Salaried GPs:

Dr K Duong - Qualified 1994 BM
Dr R Nicholson - Qualified 1996 BM BSc DROG FP RCGP Dip Progressive Counselling
Dr S Bentley - Qualified 1999 MBBS DRCOG DFFP JCPTGP MRCGP
Dr F Harvey - Qualified 2001 MRCGP DTM&H DRCOG DFSRH MB/BChir BA HONS (Medicine)
Dr S Tripp - Qualified 2007 MBBCh (Honours) MRCGP RCGP

Practice Nurses:

Donna White - RGN
Ruth Christophers - RGN
Vacancy - RGN

The Registered General Nurses run chronic disease clinics for asthma, diabetes, COPD, strokes, coronary heart disease and hypertension. They also see patients for ear syringing, stop smoking advice, cervical cytology and weight management. They assist GPs with minor surgery, contraceptive implants, contraceptive interuterine devices. They carry out Doppler assessments, dress wounds, give injections, carry out blood tests, remove sutures, ECGs, well woman/man checks and childhood immunisations. They also give flu and pneumonia vaccinations.

Health Care Assistants:

Paula Brison
Sarah Stead
Kristina Coleman
Amber Harker (Phlebotomist)

The Healthcare Assistants hold clinics to carry out blood tests, quarterly diabetic reviews, simple dressings, removal of sutures, B12 injections, flu and pneumonia vaccinations, stop smoking advice, hypertension reviews, audiometry, ECGs, organise home blood pressure monitoring and new patient checks.

Practice Staff:

Jenny Turner is the Practice Manager who is in overall charge and is responsible for the smooth organisation of the practice.

The administration team looks after the reception desk, arrange various appointments, pass on information, explain our services, summarise patient notes and prepare repeat prescriptions, to name but a few of their tasks. We have a dedicated member of staff who looks after our IT systems and runs regular audits of our achievements. Every member of the clinical and administrative team work very hard to provide the best service possible to our patients and have full knowledge of the services the practice has to offer. They are all happy to assist patients with any queries or concerns.

The Practice:
The Barton Surgery provides medical care for the residents of Dawlish and Dawlish Warren.  We have a branch surgery at Dawlish Warren.

Regulated Activities under Care Quality Commission:
The practice is registered to offer the following regulated activities to its patients: The users of these services are: Patient Participation Group:
The Barton Surgery is committed to continually improve our services by learning from and listening to our patients. We have a Patient Participation Group, which meets quarterly (see posters, etc for details of meeting dates) and this meeting is open to all registered patients of the surgery.

The Barton Surgery Statement of Purpose
Date: November 2015
Review Date November 2016
Signed by Registered Manager DR ANTONY CLEMENTS


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