Glenside Medical Centre Closure

Glenside Medical Centre will be closed on Wednesday 24th October, between 8am-6pm. The surgery will reopen as normal at 8am on Thursday 25th October. You will still be able to ring the surgery number.

*NEW* Well Woman

We have introduced a new annual pill questionnaire for patients to complete if you cannot attend a face to face appointment.

Click here to find out more.


Have you been taking an acid-reducing medication? Is your heartburn still there? We are looking for volunteers to participate in an exciting clinical research study! For more information click here.

Improved Access for Patients

Beacon Medical Group, Deans Cross Surgery and Church View Surgery are pleased to announce that they have been working together to launch a new service which will improve access for patients. The practices will be offering additional GP appointments over evening and weekends at times convenient to our patients. More information to follow. To arrange an appointment, contact your surgery.

Did you know we are a research-active organisation?

Visit our research pages here to find out how you can get involved in clinical trials.
Many of the research studies we currently offer to patients focus around management of long-term illnesses such as diabetes, prevention of future ill-health, and treating common conditions such as heartburn.

Come and join our Diabetes Support Group

We have recently set up a diabetes support group, to help patients living with this condition share their experiences. Check out the group here

Welcome to the Beacon Medical Group

The Beacon Medical Group is home to five GP surgeries; Plympton Health Centre, Chaddlewood Surgery, Ivybridge Health Centre, Wotter Surgery and most recently Glenside Medical Centre following a merger that took place on 1 April 2017.

If you have a medical emergency and are trying to contact us out of hours call 999 immediately.

If you are looking to register as a new patient click here and complete a Registration Form.

At the Beacon Medical group we aim to provide you with the right services, by the right people, at the right time and therefore offer patients;

Extended opening hours to help you book appointments at times suitable for you. View your surgery’s page for specific opening times.

GP Online so you can access medical advice without the need to book an appointment using the button at the top of this page on the right “Consult GP Online”.

The ability to order repeat prescriptions, view your patient records and book appointments online. Find out how to set up your online account here.

Flexible appointments at any of our five surgeries.

A ‘No Waiting Room’ initiative so you can be seen by Practice Pharmacists, Advanced Paramedic Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners and General Practitioners, providing patients with the right specialist, at the right time. Find out more about our Urgent Care Team.

Specialist Dermatology and Musculoskeletal services.

A minor injury unit based at our Ivybridge Health centre, reducing the need for trips to the Emergency Department.

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We constantly strive to improve our services to ensure we are delivering the best for our patient’s needs. Please take the time to let us know what you think about us by completing our short patient survey» Your views matter to us!

Your practice, your say

With so many changes ahead we want to make sure we design services around you.

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