South Brent Health Centre is not a Minor Injuries Unit, if you require this service the details of local Minor Injuries Units are listed below:
Ivybridge Health Centre -01752 690777
8.30-18.00 Monday - Friday (By appointment only)
Totnes Hospital - 01803 862622
8.00-21.00 7 days a week (Temporarily Closed)
Kingsbridge Hospital - 01548 852349
9.00-17.00 7 days a week
Cumberland Clinic, Plymouth - 01752 434390
8.30-21.00 7 days a week
Newton Abbot Hospital -01626 324500
8.00-22.00 7 days a week
We hold annual flu clinics at the practice.
Do you have a responsibility for a relative, friend or neighbour who is disabled, frail or ill? If so, please leave your name and address at reception so that we can add your details to our Carers Register to make sure relevant information is sent to you.
Maternity services are provided mainly by the midwife and occasionally by the doctors. Once pregnancy has been confirmed (usually by a home test), please contact the surgery where details will be taken to pass onto the midwife. You will be asked to make an early booking appointment to see the midwife in one of her clinics which are held at the Health Centre.
Thinking of starting a family? The midwife would be happy to discuss “Getting healthy for pregnancy” with you.
Chlamydia Screening for under 25 year old male and female patients.
We offer free and confidential chlamydia testing at the practice. If you are sexually active and under 25 years old an annual test is recommended - or if you change sexual partner. The test is easy - you dont need to be examined - just a simple swab or urine test. If treatment is needed this would be by antibiotics. Ask the Practice Nurse or Doctor for details.
Routine childhood vaccinations are undertaken at the Practice according to Department of Health recommendations.
All doctors give family planning advice in surgery. Dr Oldershaw is available for the fitting of coils.
Minor Surgery Services
Dr Kumar holds minor surgery sessions at the Health Centre. Please discuss this with your doctor.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Sonia Branley who is one of our Health Care Assistants offers smoking cessation advice in her regular clinics at the Health Centre. Sonia would be able to help with advice and support if you are considering giving up.
We a Physiotherapist who holds a clinic at the Health Centre on a weekly basis. If you wish to Self refer to this service please complete the form below and return it to the Health Centre. You will be contacted regarding an appointment in due course.
Physiotherapy Self Referral Form
Is the way that you are feeling affecting your daily life? Are you struggling to cope, feeling low, worrying more than usual, or finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep? TALKWORKS is a free, NHS talking therapy service that is here to help you in Devon. We are open and can offer a range of telephone and digital therapies which you can conveniently access from home. Please call us on 0300 555 33 44 or visit https://www.talkworks.dpt.nhs.uk/