Castle Gardens Surgery, Castle Hill Gardens, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8EUTel: 01805 623222
MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP LoC IUD, DTM&H University of Bristol Medical School, 1997
MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG University of Bristol Medical School, 1999
MBChB Sheffield 2000, MRCPCH 2004, nMRCGP 2009
DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP, MBBS (University of London)
MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, Royal Free Hospital London,1988
Our practice nurses have a range of specialist skills including management of diabetes, asthma and care of patients over 75 years old. They provide immunisations; dressings and a variety of health checks. Appointments can be made at reception.
Our healthcare assistants are experienced in taking blood tests and offer appointments from 08:00. They also provide a comprehensive in-house service for monitoring anti-coagulant treatment. Their role as Healthcare Assistants means they are available to assist the doctors during minor surgery and can carry out various health checks, enabling our practice nurses to have more time to use their specialist skills.
Our practice manager administers all financial aspects of the practice and works with the whole team to maintain and develop patient services. They will help resolve any problems or complaints you may have, using the practice complaints procedure.
The Office Manager / Practice Secretary
Our office manager / secretary has responsibility for the administration of appointments and all aspects of reception. Additionally she undertakes the secretarial duties of the practice.
Our administration officers are responsible for all chronic disease and patient registration management.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
The Public Health Nursing Team work to improve health with all age groups, especially for families with children under five years of age. The school nurses monitor the health of school children and provide health education and advice in schools.
The Public Health Nursing Team are based at the Early Years Centre, Borough Road, Torrington. They can be contacted on 01805 628000.
A Child Health Clinic is held every Wednesday morning from 09:30 to 11:30 at the Early Years Centre, Borough Road Torrington. Ring 01805 628000 for more information.
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