Combe Coastal Practice

The Medical Centre, St Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8EG

DROP IN BLOOD CLINICS

THIS SERVICE WILL HAVE VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR BLOOD APPOINTMENTS

ON THE FOLLOWING DATES THERE WILL BE NO APPOINTMENTS:

MONDAY 30 APRIL TO FRIDAY 04 MAY 2018

PLEASE SPEAK TO OUR RECEPTION TEAM FOR FORWARD BOOKING OF APPOINTMENTS

WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVIENIENCE THAT THIS MAY CAUSE

Half Day Closure – 26th April 2018

A reminder to our patients that Combe Coastal Practice (and all practices across North Devon) will be closed for GP training purposes from 12.30pm on Thursday 26th April 2018.

If you have a medical issue that cannot wait until the surgery reopens then please call NHS 111.
For life threatening emergencies such as chest pains please call 999.

We will reopen as usual on Friday 27th April 2018.

Smoking Status Messages

We will be sending out a short survey via SMS messaging to a small percentage of our patients over the next couple of days.  If you receive a text message, we would be grateful if you could spare the time to reply if relevant.  Many thanks.

Combe Coastal Patient Participation Group Annual General Meeting

 

Notice of PPG Annual General Meeting:

Tuesday 10 April 2018 – 12 Noon to 12.30pm
Hillsborough Room, The Medical Centre, Ilfracombe

Our Patient Participation Group is holding their Annual General Meeting which is open to all our patients. The Patient Group welcomes this opportunity for you to put forward your views about the practice so that they might better represent you. There will also be an update from the practice.

All patients of Combe Coastal Practice are very welcome to attend.

We look forward to meeting you.

For further information on the Patient Group, please ask at Reception.

Drop in blood clinics

We would like to advise patients that there will be limited availability for walk in blood appointments during February 2018.

Please speak to our reception team for bookable appointments during this time.

We are sorry for any that this inconvenience may cause

Important Reminder – Half Day Closure – 31st January 2018

A reminder to our patients that Combe Coastal Practice (and all practices across North Devon) will be closed for GP training purposes from 12.30pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018.

If you have a medical issue that cannot wait until the surgery reopens then please call NHS 111.
For life threatening emergencies such as chest pains please call 999.

We will reopen as usual on Thursday 01 February 2018.

One Ilfracombe’s – Diabetes Wellbeing Event – Ilfracombe

One Ilfracombe are organising a Diabetes Wellbeing event which is taking place at the Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe High Street, and we are in the process of sending out telephone voice messages to inform people we think may be interested in this event. The details for this event are as follows:
When: Monday 29th January 2018, 1 pm till 4 pm
Where: The Lantern Centre Club Room (upstairs), Ilfracombe High Street
This event is designed to offer advice and support to those living with diabetes or who are classed as pre-diabetic, or at risk of Diabetes in the future, this can be anyone on long term steroids, With a BMI of 35 or over, Anyone with Chronic Heart Disease or history of stroke/TIA.
There will be staff available from Combe Coastal GP surgery, the podiatry team and dietary team at North Devon District Hospital, representatives from Diabetes Uk and Devon Partnership Trust amongst others to answer any questions you might have.
If you have any questions or concerns about Diabetes, please feel free to pop along and have a cup of tea with us!
The Lantern Centre is a fully accessible building.
We hope to see you on the day.