The Doctors and Staff welcome you to The Blackdown Practice.
Changes To How We Handle Your Personal Data
We will soon be required to supply your personal and
confidential medical Information to the Health and Social Care
Information Centre (HSCIC). This information will be taken from
the practice in a form that can identify you. The Practice has
no choice but to allow the HSCIC to extract this information.
However, you as a patient can instruct the Practice to stop the
transfer of your data. Click here
for more details>
The Practice has three modern, fully staffed surgeries providing all
primary care services to the residents of the practice area and with a
dispensary at each site. Our list size is approximately 7300 and we
cover a practice area of 200 square miles. The main surgery, with the
administration and support staff, is at Hemyock. Approximately five
miles away, just across the Somerset border, is the Churchinford Surgery
and the Dunkeswell Surgery is five miles towards Honiton. Patients are
able to obtain appointments at any of our surgeries for the services
provided as the Practice works as a single organisation despite the
geographical spread on three sites. Patient information is available to
doctors and nurses across the practice at whichever surgery appointments
The Practice is well supported by a full complement of staff
offering a high standard of care. Our practice nursing team is led by a
nurse manager and includes the support of a health care assistant. The
practice is run by the practice manager and an administrative team of
medical secretaries, office staff including clinical audit and IT
support, dispensers and receptionists.
This website has been designed to help you use the services offered by
the practice. It is our aim to provide a high standard of medical care
in a friendly and professional manner.
From this page you can find your way to all areas of the practice
To contact us please click on this link:
How to contact us
What to do if all three surgeries are closed »
View the Practice
Report on Patient Participation for April 2013 - March 2014 >
Further information on the PPG can be found by clicking on the
Patient Group link in the main menu on the left.