TELEPHONE SYSTEM UPDATE 16/08/2021

Our phone line issue has now been resolved. Please do bear with us, our lines are very busy, especially on Mondays. We have as many people answering the telephones as possible but during busy periods there will be likely be delays in your call being answered. Where possible, please use the eConsult service.

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 Pharmacists are Kirsty Conder & Rory Thompson

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

Our Paramedic is Terry Hawkins

Community Midwives: Fiona Cochran, Tina Garrard, Kate Matten, 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 Workers Debbie Richards and Gillian Gibson work 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 and Laurel Clark