IMPORTANT CLOSURE DATES

IMPORTANT CLOSURE DATES FOR TRAINING PURPOSES Thursday 20th June 2019 If medical assistance is required please telephone 01803 396304 BEFORE 6pm and 111 AFTER 6PM  

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Primary Care Delivering Improved Access for Their Patients

Please read for more information regarding our Improved Access service for evening and weekend appointments. MONDAY – THURSDAY IMPROVED ACCESS SERVICE As of Monday 1st October we will be offering additional evening appointments for our patients. These are different to the appointments some surgeries in the South Devon and Torbay CCG area currently offer in […]

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What is eConsult

eConsult is an online portal for patients to self-check symptoms and receive on the spot medical advice 24/7. There are potential benefits for using this service which could save you unnecessary face-to-face consultations. This YouTube video link will explain what eConsult is all about https://youtu.be/tbg1AhkmZkU    

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FLU INFORMATION 2018-2019

This year the Department of Health has recommended two different influenza vaccines:- Trivalent for over 65 years in the at risk groups, healthy over 65 years and healthcare workers over 65 years. Quadrivalent for pregnant ladies, patients aged 18-65 years in the at risk groups and healthcare workers under 65 years. For children up to […]

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Hospital Waiting Lists

We are aware that, for some specialities, the waiting time for your first appointment can be several weeks, if not months. Unfortunately as GPs we have no control over this and there is nothing we can do to get this brought forward. You can, if you wish, telephone the appointments section at the Hospital (the […]

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Getting the right help, at the right time

Barton Surgery will be introducing Health Navigation to help patients get access to the right help, at the right time in the right place.   One of the ways in which we can help release capacity in our Practice is to optimise our existing service and consider innovative ways of working. (more…)

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