Barton Surgery


Covid-19 Vaccinations – Boosters

The Practice is working as part of The Coastal Network (Primary Care Network) to deliver the COVID Vaccination Programme to the population of Teignmouth & Dawlish, at Dawlish Community Hospital.

⚠️‼️Update on the booster vaccination booking process‼️⚠️The GP surgeries in Teignmouth and Dawlish have moved the appointment booking system for COVID vaccinations (and boosters) to the National Booking System.*PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SURGERY TO BOOK*To book an appointment for a 1st, 2nd or a booster dose, you will now need to either book online via the NHS website here:

Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS

Use this service to book a 1st, 2nd, 3rd or booster dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine or manage an appointment. The NHS is working on plans to offer: a booster dose to everyone aged 18 years old and over a booster dose to people aged 16 years old and over with a severely weakened immune …


or contact NHS 119 by calling 119 between the hours of 7am and 11pm, 7 days a week.Please note that you DO NOT need to know your NHS number in order to book a COVID vaccination appointment.We will be adding additional vaccination dates at Dawlish Hospital in the coming days to endeavour to offer a range of times so that patients can access the vaccination by the end of December in line with the latest Government announcement.The surgeries and our extended vaccination team are working incredibly hard to deliver the vaccinationprogramme and we thank our patients for their continued understanding and support

Main symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

Use the 111 online coronavirus service. It will ask about your symptoms and tell you what to do. The website address is

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online. The telephone number is 111

If your symptoms are mild, you’ll usually be advised to not leave your home for at least 10 days.

Anyone you live with should not leave your home for 14 days.

For further information go to


Date published: 17th June, 2021
Date last updated: 22nd September, 2022