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It's National Breastfeeding Week (27th June - 3rd July)

Posted on 28th June 2022

There is a Beginning Breastfeeding Antenatal Course, run by La Leche League Okehampton on Saturday 2nd July and Saturday 9th July 2022, from 10:30am-1pm.

It is a free, 5 hour course for pregnant women in Okehampton, plus their partners. Its purpose is to help you feel confident and empowered to breastfeed your baby by learning about the first days and weeks of your baby's life.

Further courses will be available in October, January and May.

Courses are free, thanks to funding from Okehampton United Charities.

Please contact barbara.childs@btinternet.com for more information and to book your place.

La Leche League Okehampton website

Enhanced Access Survey

Posted on 20th June 2022

If you would prefer to complete a paper survey, please email d-ccg.omc-comms@nhs.net and request a pdf file version.


Please complete your survey as soon as possible, your response will only be included in analysis if completed by 15th July. For paper surveys, you can do this by handing it in to reception, by sending it by email to: d-ccg.omc-comms@nhs.net, or by posting it to us: Okehampton Medical Centre, East Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1AY.


Then, we will be sharing the results in our waiting rooms, on Facebook and on our Website. 


EDIT - We have now changed our Survey over to Google Forms.

Responses submitted to our SurveyMonkey version have been saved.


Thank you,

Okehampton Medical Centre

Click here to complete the Enhanced Access survey

Face Mask Guidance Update

Posted on 23rd June 2022

-Most patients/staff/visitors are no longer required to wear a mask but may choose to do so.
-Patients with respiratory symptoms/suspected covid are still required to wear a mask.

Please ask on arrival if you would like one and do not have one.

*NEW* North Dartmoor Mental Wellbeing Drop In

Posted on 13th June 2022

The Drop-In will be provided by the Okehampton Medical Centre, Community Links and West Devon CVS for the North Dartmoor Primary Care Network.


Dr Emma Chapman from the Okehampton Medical Centre said, "People have told us that when they feel low they wish there was someone to talk to at the weekend. We look forward to seeing them at the Drop-In. This is for everyone in Okehampton and the surrounding towns and villages."


For further information, please contact - Okehampton Medical Centre 01837 52233 or Vicky at Community Links 07933 663796.

Good Grief Café

Posted on 16th June 2022

When:

Starting on Wednesday 29th June 2022

Wednesday mornings 10.00-11:30am

For 5 weeks


Where:

In the Church Hall, Market Street, Okehampton


PRIOR BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Please contact:

Marion Balsdon   07704 155989

Becky Beesley    07960 702623


'Good Grief' is run in conjunction with Okehampton Medical Centre and West Devon Community Volunteer Service.


Klinik Text Error

Posted on 1st June 2022

Hello,

We have recently sent out a text message to all of our patients announcing the launch of our new online triage system, Klinik. It has been brought to our attention that the link provided for our website is incorrect.

We apologise for any confusion caused!

KLINIK: OUR NEW ONLINE CONSULTATION SERVICE

Posted on 1st June 2022

Contact us online

Get help from your GP with Klinik! You can submit any medical query, including an appointment request, or send feedback and admin requests.

Please let us know what you think of our new online triage system.

Access Klinik here

Virtual HOPE Programme for people living with Anxiety and/or Depression

Posted on 26th May 2022

Starting on Friday 24th June, this is a six week programme that will run every Friday, from 10am-12pm, on Microsoft Teams.

To join this programme, you will need access to:

*A PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone (installed with a camera and microphone)
*Wi-Fi
*A safe and quiet place for you to join the programme

Click the link below to register or contact the HOPE Team directly:
hope.devon@nhs.net / 01803 320600

Register now

Virtual HOPE Programme for people living with Chronic Pain and/or Fatigue

Posted on 26th May 2022

We appreciate that two hours may feel like a long time to be joining a course. If this is a concern, you would be more than welcome to turn your camera/microphone off and listen in at certain times when you may be struggling, like you would a podcast. We want you to feel relaxed and supported on your HOPE journey.

Register now

Our April/May 2022 Newsletter is out now!

Posted on 29th April 2022

Read about:
-The Breathe Green Project
-Practice Health Champions
-Long Covid
-Stress + how to manage it

And more...

Pick a copy up from our waiting rooms, receive one with your prescriptions, or access our online version from our website.

View our online newsletters here

Information Update - Blood Tests

Posted on 7th April 2022

*Please do not book or request blood tests unless you have been specifically advised to do so by a GP or another clinician at the practice.

*HCA’s and phlebotomists cannot request any bloods without prior clinical assessment.

Thank you

Contact Details

Okehampton Medical Centre
East Street
Okehampton
EX20 1AY

Tel: 01837 52233

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