Clinics

Throughout our surgeries we offer a number of daily routine clinics as well as specialist services. Some of the clinics listed below are by doctor referral only. If you would like to enquire about any of the below services please contact your local surgery – numbers listed above.

Doctor clinics

Urgent Care – Includes GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics, Pharmacists

  • For patients who require urgent on the day assistance

Woman’s Health Clinics (Contraceptive advice/services – including coils, implants)

  • For patients who wish to have contraceptive advice. To discuss the best form of contraceptive for them over the phone with one of the dedicated Woman’s Health GPs who will then arrange an appointment to have agreed method fitted

Minor Operation Clinics

  • For minor operations that are required that have been discussed with your own GP

Speciality Dermatology Clinics

  • Our award winning Dermatology clinic is held across Beacon by our Dermatology Specialist GP, Dr Frow. If there is a dermatology query that cannot be dealt with within General Practice then these clinics are available for our GPs to refer into as an alternative to Derriford therefore helping reduce wait times and offering a local service

Speciality Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinics

  • Clinics that are held across Beacon by our MSK specialists, Dr Giles and Dr Fotheringham. If there is a musculoskeletal query that cannot be dealt with within General Practice then these clinics are available for our GPs to refer into as an alternative to Derriford therefore helping reduce wait times and offering a local service

Registrars/F2s/Medical Students Clinics

  • We are a training practice and are helping to shape the clinicians of the future. We have many trainees working with us which include Registrars, F2s, Medical students, Trainee Clinical Pharmacists, Paramedic Students, Trainee Paramedic Practitioners and trainee nurses.

Our Registrars and F2s are Junior Doctors who are able to see patients and regularly hold their own clinics with the support of our General Practice Team at Beacon. We may also ask that you see other students that are with us to help them gain the experience they need to become the future clinicians we need. All our students have a dedicated trainer GPs and supervision whilst they are with us.

Pharmacist Clinics

  • We have a team of Clinical Pharmacists within the team who work closely with the Urgent Care Team and will triage and see patients who have an urgent on the day query that is suitable for them to deal with. They also hold regular routine clinics that offer appointment slots for patients who need medication reviews and general medication queries.

Minor Injuries Unit – Ivybridge Only

  • Open Daily 08:30 – 18:00

 

Nurse clinics

Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

  • Dedicated clinics held by specialist trained nurses to manage Chronic Disease such as Diabetes, Asthma and COPD. They will deal with annual check ups, newly diagnosed education and changes to management or medications.

Immunisation Clinics

  • Dedicated clinics for childhood immunisations, Pnemovax Clinics, Shingles clinics and any other national vaccination programs that we may have

Travel Clinics

  • Dedicated clinics for any patient requiring immunisations for travel to other countries

Phlebotomy Clinics

  • Daily clinics for blood tests and Blood pressures

Flu Clinics (seasonal)

  • Dedicated clinics in the flu season for Flu vaccinations for those people who are eligible

Shingles Clinics

  • Dedicated clinics in the Shingles season for vaccinations for those people who are eligible

Daily routine clinics for:

Smears

Ear syringes

Dressings

Stitch removal and wound care

Health Checks for those invited

Smoking Cessation for those who wish to quit smoking

Smears

Family Planning (coil removals, Depos, Pill checks)