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Acessible Information Standard

Accessible Information Standard

Please advise our receptionists if you have a communication need to help us improve the way we contact and communicate with you.

Your Medical Records - How is information shared?

Useful Links

Patient UK

Depression & Anxiety Service

Losing Weight

NHS Choices

Practice News

We are using a new voice text messaging system. If you receive a telephone message starting with “This is a message from Bideford Medical Centre” please be assured that this a genuine message sent by us. Please listen to the message in full and choose from the options. If you do not wish to receive these voice messages please speak to a member of the reception team.


Self-care is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries. A large range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest. Visit the following patient self care areas:

Patient self care health information video library - Health advice at your fingertips

Patient self care resources page

Physiotherapy Pilot

For Patients who are over 18 years old with a musculo-skeletal problem e.g. back/neck pain, muscle or joint problem.

You can now refer yourself for Physiotherapy without seeing your GP. Ask at Reception front desk for a form, or download from the following location: Self Care / Help - Physiotherapy

Deliver your completed form to the address outlined on the form.

Raise money for Friends of Bideford Medical Centre

The Friends of Bideford Medical Centre is a charitable trust and aims to provide more facilities, make a wider range of treatments available on site and improve the service for you.

To sign up and for more information please visit:


Have your say - Friends & Family

What is the Friends and Family Test survey?

Click this link for more information.

Please use our webform to submit your response to the Friends and Family Test survey -

Click this link to open the survey page.

GP Online Services - Register

GP Online Services - Information

GP online services allow you to access a range of services via your computer or mobile. Once you have signed up, you will be able to:

  • book or cancel appointments online
  • renew or order repeat prescriptions online
  • view parts of your GP health record

The service is free. Everyone who is registered with a GP can have access to their practice's online services. Please see the Online Services page to find out more about registering for online services.


Order Online Prescriptions & Book Appointments

For patients already registered with online services - click the above image for quick access. If you haven't yet registered for online services and would like to do so, please follow this link:

Registering for online services


The surgery is open:

Monday to Friday:
8.30am - 1pm | 2pm - 6pm
Lunchtime Closed
1pm to 2pm
Extended Hours
Tuesday - Thursday:
7am - 8am and/or 6.30pm - 7.30pm


Mobile Phones Mobile Phones

Have you changed your number recently?

Would you like a text reminder for your appointment date and time? Your annual review?

Please let Reception know and make sure we have the correct contact details.


The out of hours number is now 111 if you require medical assistance. Click the image below for further info on the NHS 111 service.

NHS 111