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Seasonal Influenza Update

You will no doubt be aware that seasonal flu in now circulating the area. Flu vaccination appointments are still available to book for those patients eligible to have a vaccination. To book your appointment, log on to your online account or contact the surgery on 01769 580295.

Most cases of flu can be treated effectively at home. Patients are encourages to self-care, seek advice on treating symptoms via reputable online resources such as NHS Choices, or to seek advice from a local Pharmacist before contacting the GP.

Patients should be advised to:

  • Rest and sleep
  • Keep warm
  • Take paracetamol or ibuprofen to lower your temperature and treat aches and pains
  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration

More information can be found on or via NHS111.

Clinics & Services

Nursing Services


Our practice nurses are available by appointment. The nurses undertake wound care and dressings, removal of stitches, routine immunizations, also contraceptive advice, cervical smears, blood pressure and urine checks, advice on healthy eating, smoking advice and menopausal problems.


They also perform well-person checks and run special clinics such as asthma advice and education, cardio vascular disease, diabetes and teenage clinic.

Month of Birth Recall for patients who are taking Regular Medication and/or have a Medical Condition that requires monitoring

During the month prior to your birthday, you will receive an invitation by email, text or automated voice message asking you to make an appointment for the yearly review of your medical condition(s) including a review of the medication you are taking. This enables you to choose a day and time most convenient to you.

Minor Injuries

We provide a quick, efficient service for cuts, falls, minor head injuries, burns, scalds and foreign bodies if they’ve occurred in the last 48 hours.

We aim to beat the local A&E waiting times and there’s no need to travel to Barnstaple or Exeter.

Minor Surgery

The doctors perform a wide range of minor surgery procedures. A doctor or patient service team can advise you of the necessary arrangements.

Other Healthcare services

To view other healthcare services at Wallingbrook Health Group click here.

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