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Dr Mark Thompson MBChB MRCGP DRCOG: Dr Mark Thompson was brought up in Wolverhampton and went on to study at Bristol University qualifying in 1994. He is a GP trainer and an academic tutor and examiner at the Peninsula Medical School. He's a Wolves fan (a Premier League club folks!), has two sets of twins, enjoys camping, musical direction, cycling and rides a Suzuki Bandit.
Dr Claire Graham BMBS, MRCGP, MRCPCH, DRCOG, DPD: Dr Claire Graham grew up in Cornwall, trained at Nottingham, qualifying in 2001. She spent a couple of years working in New Zealand then came back to Bristol where she completed her GP training. She moved to Torbay in 2013, has two young children and enjoys running, racquet sports and baking!
Dr David Attwood BSc BM MRCP CME DGM MRCGP: Dr David Attwood studied at Southampton University, qualifying in 2006. He trained in the South Devon area, finishing his training in July 2016. David's area of interest is in the care of older people. He has two children, and enjoys camping, canoeing, and fly fishing.
Dr Erica Watts (GP Returner) BM, DCH: Dr Erica Watts grew up in Bournemouth and trained at Southampton Medical School. I did all my junior hospital jobs and GP training in South Devon as well as New Zealand. I worked as a GP in Torquay for several years before specialising in Oncology at Torbay Hospital for 16 years. I am now retraining as a GP at Old Farm Surgery and look forward to meeting you. Please excuse my snail-like use of the computer! I don't like running, but I play tennis, love walking my dog, home making and travel.
Practice Nurses: Liz, Rhianydd, Sally, Sabine, Aaron & Cassie
Health Care Assistant: Sharon (aka Shaz)
Phlebotomist: Emma Hodges
Practice Manager: Colin Whitford
Operations Manager: Sam
Reception, Administration & Secretarial Team: Jackie, Bev, Tracy, Nicki, Kathy, Jane and Amanda
Health Visitors: Alison & Vikki
Community Nursery Nurse: post vacant
Health Trainer: Davinia (Healthy Lifestyles Team)
Mental Health: Paul Ford (CBT Therapist) & Tom Wilkinson (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner)
Patient Participation and Self Care: Currently in process of change
District Nurses: Sandra, Rachel and loads of others!
Midwife: Wendy (Coastal team)
Carer's Support Worker: Ros
Smoking Adviser: Sarah
Community Builder: Nina
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NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at out "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.
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Posted at 11:13 on 30/12/2018
Want to make a real difference to somebody this Christmas? Paignton Community Larder are our local food bank and want to send out 50 Christmas Food Hampers for vulnerable families and individuals locally. A suggested donation is £25/hamper but any contribution is welcome. Phone 07895 925872 or email email@example.com to find out how to donate.
Posted at 08:26 on 29/11/2018
Phone the surgery on 01803 556403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org