Status The surgery will be closed from 12.30pm
on Thursday 25th November for Staff
If you require medical assistance, please ring NHS
111, by dialling 111. If you have a medical emergency
please dial 999.
We will re-open as usual on Friday 26th February.
Minor Injury Unit (MIU) Closure
Responding to the temporary closure of the Dartmouth
Hospital MIU, the Dartmouth Medical Practice (DMP)
would like to reassure its patients that it is not our
intention that any additional work undertaken in
response to the closure will impact on our core
general medical services: surgeries and clinics will
not be cancelled. It is our intention to work with the
hospital in delivering solutions to ‘plug the gap’
created by the closure, but this cannot include
delivering a MIU within the practice.
Providing safe healthcare in the community is under
pressure and Dartmouth is not immune to problems of
recruitment and retention of staff. Accepting the need
for flexibility in the delivery and receipt of
healthcare will be necessary to overcome the current
Further details will be available in the near future.
We are happy to introduce our website.
We think we have thought of everything! If not.... let
us know so we can offer you the best possible care. We
would be grateful if while you are here on the website you
could visit our Patient Toolbox and update your personal
and medical details. This will help us provide the best
possible healthcare to all our of patients.
Yours, The GPs of Dartmouth Medical Practice.
FREE NHS Health
Check We are delighted to
be offering FREE NHS Health Checks
to patients between the ages of 40 and
73 (some 74 year olds will qualify
dependent on birthdate)who do not currently have vascular
disease including Heart Disease, Stroke,
Diabetes or Chronic Kidney Disease. If you
already have one of the above you will already
be offered yearly checks.
Half of all of us will develop some form of
Cardiovascular Disease in our lives.
Cardiovascular Disease remains one of the
biggest causes of premature death in the UK
despite huge advantages in medical
understanding. Catching the early signs can help
prevent the rate at which Cardiovascular Disease
To book your check, please ring 01803 832212 and
ask for a Health Check.
The Website Blog is a new feature we have implemented.
It allows several of the staff at the practice to write
posts and also allows patients and the general public to
leave comments. Please do take a look!
Situated in the picturesque town of Dartmouth, which lies
approximately 50 minutes from Plymouth & Torquay.
The practice comprises of 10 consulting rooms, one of
which is downstairs with wheelchair access. There are three
ground floor rooms for Practice Nurses and Healthcare
Assistants, A Practice Managers Office, Admin Offices,
Common Room and a Registrar / Medical Student Room. As well
as staff and patient toilets, there is a disabled access
toilet all equipped with panic buttons. A modern children's
play area is situated on the ground floor of two comfortable