NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

Allied Health Professionals

Clinical Pharmacists help to ensure the quality of our prescribing.  They review medication changes following hospital discharge, resolve complex medication problems and help with the annual reviews we carry out for all patients on repeat medication.  Some clinical pharmacists are licensed to prescribe and may be involved in the management of long term health problems.

Our Clinical Pharmacist is Kirsty Conder, supported by Pharmacy Technician Helen Searle

Paramedics are highly experienced in the assessment and management of patients with urgent medical problems.  Working closely with our Urgent Care Team they carry out many of the home visits and also assess patients at Redlands Primary Care.

Our Paramedics are Glenn Budden, Ella Purcival and Alex Fitzgerald

Occupational Therapist: Nikki Toomer

Community Midwives: Fiona Cochran, Tina Garrard, Sue Murrin, and Nikky Soper, cover the Crediton area and can be contacted on 01363 771093.  They are based at Okehampton Hospital and also have a room at Crediton Hospital.

Community Nurses visit patients who are unable to get to the practice.  They are based at Crediton Hospital, and are led by the Community Matron Gae De La Fosse.

Health Visitors/Public Health Nursing Team: can be contacted on 0333 234 1902. Community Health Worker Gillian Gibson works alongside the health visitors.

Adult Mental Health Team: 01363 771100

Older Persons Mental Health Team serve those aged 65+ and are based at Crediton Hospital.

School Nurse:  Juliet Phillips 0333 2341902

Wellbeing Service: a social prescribing project, which aims to help people who are lonely or isolated to improve their health and wellbeing by connecting them to community services and activities. 

Our wellbeing coaches are: Paula Martin, Simon Bloomfield, Laurel Clark, Gemma Williams & Jessica Bannister