Appointments

Appointments System

The practice policy is to offer a mixture of same day and pre-bookable appointments.  We appreciate that patients have busy lives and we are happy to book appointments in advance.  However, we do reserve some appointments for booking on the day, which gives us the flexibility to deal with patient problems as they arise. 

We also realise that for reasons of continuity of care it is sometimes more appropriate for you to see a certain GP and they may not always be available on the day that you telephone.

We cannot guarantee that you will always be able to see the doctor of your choice but you will be offered alternatives, such as an appointment with another GP, the nurses, or a telephone consultation with a GP.

Appointments with the nursing team, midwives and physiotherapist can be organised in advance by telephoning the surgery.

Home Visits

If possible please try to telephone reception before 10:30am if you require a home visit and explain the nature of your problem to the receptionist.  This will allow the doctor to assess the urgency of your problem and plan the visiting round accordingly.

Doctors will visit patients in their own homes if they are too ill or incapacitated to come to the surgery.  Please remember that several patients can be seen in the practice in the time that it takes to make one home visit. There are also better facilities for examining and treating patients at the surgery.

Cancellations & Reminders

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It is important that you inform the reception staff if you are unable to attend your appointment, this will allow that appointment to be offered to another patient. If you fail to notify the Practice that you are unable to attend, you will be sent a letter informing you that you have defaulted from your appointment. Persistent defaulters maybe removed from the list.

By Phone - 01297 20877 (Seaton & Colyton Surgery)

By text-  text cancel to your SMS reminder.

Online - If you are registered user you can cancel your appointment online.

Text Reminder Service

We have a texting service which allows you to receive confirmation and reminders about your appointments.

To have this service you will need to register by completing a consent form.

Please remember to update your contact details with us when you change address, telephone numbers and email address.

Late For Your Appointment

Please attend your appointment on time, if you are late you may not be seen. If you are not seen you will not be able to rearrange your appointment until the next working day-except in the event of an medical emergency that requires immediate attention.

Interpreter

If you require an interpreter to attend with you when you see your Doctor please notify the receptionist and she will arrange this for you.

Extended Hours

Extended Practice Opening Hours

Here at The Seaton and Colyton Medical Practice we continually look at ways in which we can offer additional appointments to fit in with our patients. We are pleased to announce that we will be offering additional pre-bookable appointments from 07:30 – 08:00. These appointments can be booked using our on-line access or by contacting the practice direct.

Our GPs will also be making some additional telephone calls after 18:30, so if this suits you, then please let us know when requesting a telephone consultation.

GP Extended Access

From October 2018, local GP practices have been working together to improve access to GP appointments in our local area, including evenings and weekends. 

You can book an appointment at any of the participating local GP practices, but we do require your consent to share your full medical record with the clinician you are seeing.

To book an appointment, please phone us or call in to reception and we will provide you with a choice of dates, times and locations. 

Opening Times

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The Seaton & Colyton Medical Practice GP Availability

Although subject to alteration, surgery hours are currently as follows:

    Seaton Colyton
Monday 9am - 11.30am Dr Bramley  
  9am - 12pm Dr Greaves  
  9am - 11.30am Dr Twaddle  
  9am - 11.30am Dr Welland  
  9am - 11.30am   Dr Timmins
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Bramley  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Greaves  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Timmins  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Twaddle  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm   Dr Welland
Tuesday 8.30am - 11am Dr Bramley  
  8.30am - 11am Dr Twaddle  
  8.30am - 11am Dr Welland  
  8.30am - 11.30am   Dr Greaves
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Greaves  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Twaddle  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Welland  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm   Dr Bramley
Wednesday 9am - 11am Dr Genton  
  8.30am - 11am Dr Welland  
  8.30am - 11am   Dr Bramley
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Bramley  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Welland  
  3pm - 5pm   Dr Genton
Thursday 8.30am - 11.30am Dr Greaves  
  8.30am - 11am Dr Timmins  
  8.30am - 11am   Dr Twaddle
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Timmins  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Twaddle  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm   Dr Greaves
Friday 8.30am - 11am Dr Bramley  
  9am - 11am Dr Genton  
  8.30am - 11am Dr Twaddle  
  8.30am - 11am   Dr Welland
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Bramley  
  3pm - 5pm Dr Genton  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm Dr Welland  
  3.30pm - 5.30pm   Dr Twaddle