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New telephone voice messaging system

We are using a new voice 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.

ANPR Car parking system at Bideford MC


Dear Patients and Visitors,

From 13th May 2019 an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system will be operated by Total Parking Solutions in all car parking areas related to Bideford Medical Centre.

Please follow this link for more information

Choose the right healthcare service this winter and you could spend less time waiting for treatment and help free up the Emergency Department to treat those with the most serious injuries and illnesses:

Choose the right healthcare service provider this winter

Improved Access to Primary Care in North Devon

Appointments are being offered to patients across North Devon from 8am – 8.30am, 6pm - 8pm on Monday – Friday and also on Saturday and Sunday Mornings. These appointments are offered by GP Practices on a shared rota and allow patients to book routine evening and weekend appointments with a Doctor, Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Community Pharmacist.

Click the image below or follow this link for more information.

Improved Access privacy notice

Online appointment booking, repeat prescription ordering and view your medical record

PLEASE NOTE - for patients already registered with online services only

Order Online Prescriptions & Book Appointments

If you haven't yet registered for online services and would like to do so, please follow this link:

Registering for online services

Self Care

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Self-care is a great way 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. Our health information library below provides lots of useful health advice.

Health information video library - Health advice at your fingertips

Patient self care resources page

Practice News

National Cancer Diagnosis Audit


This GP Practice is taking part in an important national project to improve how people are diagnosed with cancer. This project is called the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit (NCDA).

Follow this link for further information

Bideford Medical Centre GP Surgery & Citizens Advice partnership


An exciting new project where advice and information can be found at GP surgeries, has recently been launched. Local leading advice charity, Citizens Advice Torridge, North, Mid and West Devon, are delighted to announce the new one year pilot project in Bideford Medical Practice which will be offering social support to patients.

Click here for further information

Dedicated Script Line - see slideshow loop below for times of availability

How can we help?

Opening times

  • Doors open: 8am-6pm Mon-Fri
  • Telephones: 8.30am-1pm | 2pm-6pm Mon-Fri
  • Appointments available between:
  • Mon 8am - 6pm
  • Tues 8.30am - 8pm
  • Wed 8.30am - 6pm
  • Thur 8.30am - 6pm
  • Fri 8.30am - 6pm

Sat and Sun appointments are available across our Locality.


Contact Us

  • Bideford Medical Centre
  • Abbotsham Road
  • Bideford
  • EX39 3AF
  • Tel: 01237 476363
  • Fax: 01237 423351

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 (patient feedback is anonymous).

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

Accessible Information Standard

Acessible Information Standard

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

GDPR - Your Medical Records - How is information shared?

All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in Bideford Medical Centre in the last financial year was £66,648 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 5 full time GPs and 8 part time GPs.

Useful Links

Patient UK Depression & Anxiety Service Losing Weight

NHS Choices