Evening & Weekend Appointments
Monday— Thursday Improved Access Service
We are able to offer additional evening appointments for our patients, managed by the Southern Primary Care Collaborative Board. These are different to the appointments some surgeries in the South Devon and Torbay CCG area currently offer in the evenings. This is a requirement (known as Improved Access) where practices ensure that across the week Monday-Thursday that a practice in their area is open between 6pm-8pm. To access these appointments please continue to contact your registered practice.
The timetable for evening appointments is detailed below:
Bovey & Chudleigh - Monday—Weekly
Devon Square - 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
Cricketfield - 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday
Albany - 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
Kingsteignton - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month
Kingskerswell & IPP - 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Thursday
Buckland - 1st Thursday of each month
Weekend Improved Access Service
We are also now offering weekend appointments situated in a central hub location. The hub location for our patients is Cricketfield Surgery Newton Abbot TQ12 2AS. Cricketfield Surgery has been selected as the “weekend hub” as it is considered the most suitably based surgery geographically to serve 290,000 patients in the South Devon and Torbay area.
The appointments offered are pre-booked appointments available by contacting your local surgery and booking ahead. Patients will be able to be seen by a healthcare professional during these extended hours, we will be offering appointment’s with a GP, Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant .
For any acute illness please still continue to contact 111, this new service is just for pre-booked routine work and is not for acute/urgent/walk in situations.
Please note that as this service is being delivered at scale across the locality, you will not necessarily be seen by a Clinician known to you from your practice.
Please see our timetable below for the times of our new weekend service.
Cricketfield Surgery Cricket Field Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AS
Fridays - 6.00pm—8.00pm
Saturdays - 8.00am—6.00pm
Sundays - 8.00am—2.00pm
Please note as this contract is being delivered at scale across the locality, you will not necessarily be seen by a GP, Practice Nurse or HCA known to you from your practice
To ensure that the Clinician you see has full access to your medical records, when you book your appointment the Administrator will ask you to consent to sharing your medical records. Once consent is gained the clinician seeing you on the day is the only person who will have access to your medical record, this consent is valid for 28 days from the appointment date. It is essential that consent is gained for you to be able to have the appointment. If you feel you do not wish to provide consent then it will not be suitable for you to book the appointment.
Thank for you your co-operation and support and we hope you make full use of this new service.
Queries, Concerns, Complaints and Positive Feedback
This service is not managed by Cricketfield Surgery, it is run by the Southern Primary Care Collaborative Board. If you have any queries, concerns or complaints or any positive feedback then please use the email below: