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Obesity is a cause of cancer!! There's lots in the news about this. Contact our lifestyles team for support (0300 4561006) or click on the blue weight button for lots of tips to help you lose weight and reduce your chance of getting Cancer
Posted at 09:37 on 28/03/2018
The Crafty Fox Cafe in the middle of the Foxhole shops opens 10am-3pm every weekday. Get a cuppa and some cake at a reasonable price, and it's a Hub for a range of support services and activities for the community. Includes Advice & Guidance, CAB, Youth Genesis, Job Club and Craft Club
Posted at 08:19 on 05/03/2018
WE ARE CLOSED DUE TO THE ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS. Friday 7.55am. Some staff are relocating to Mayfield Surgery in Paignton so if you need to speak to a GP urgently phone 01803 558257. Call 999 for an emergency. We will post updates on this newsfeed if anything changes. We hope to be back to normal service on Monday 5th March at 8.30am.
Posted at 07:53 on 02/03/2018
WE ARE CLOSED DUE TO THE ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS. If you need to speak to a GP urgently phone 01803 558257. Call 999 for an emergency. We hope to reopen at 8.30am on Friday 2nd March but this is weather dependent.
Posted at 14:11 on 01/03/2018
Families and individuals in Paignton are hungry. We are a collection point for the Paignton Community Larder, the new local food bank so please bring food donations here and we will ensure the food gets to the distrubution point at Christ Church in Paignton.
Posted at 21:47 on 09/01/2018
Posted at 08:56 on 20/11/2017
Dr Mark Thompson is the Musical Director and Nurses Rhi and Ann star in the cast of The Big Homeless Musical "Under One Roof 2" which is back for a one night only spectacular show at the Princess Theatre on Sunday 12th November. Raising funds for our Leonard Stocks Centre. Click here for a short promotional video
Posted at 20:38 on 01/11/2017
The Crafty Fox Cafe in the middle of the Foxhole shops opens 10am-3pm every weekday. Get a cuppa and some cake at a reasonable price, and it's a Hub for a range of support services and activities for the community. Includes ANODE, CAB, Youth Genesis and Job Club.
Posted at 23:16 on 16/03/2017
We are closing for the afternoon on Tuesday 14th March for staff training and to join with other local practices looking at healthcare provision across Paignton and Brixham. Phone lines shut at 12.30pm, doors closed 1pm. If you need urgent medical advice please contact 111.
Posted at 20:57 on 12/03/2017
4 in 10 cancers can be prevented! Click here for more info
Posted at 20:10 on 05/02/2017
Posted at 19:06 on 26/01/2017
Please note we are closed on Monday 26th Dec, Tuesday 27th Dec and Monday 2nd Jan 2017 - Please call 111 if you need medical attention during this time
Posted at 11:03 on 22/12/2016
Stand up. Raise money. Save lives. Join the rebellion against cancer.... www.standuptocancer.org.uk
Posted at 19:06 on 07/11/2016
**Monday 7th November - Our phones are not working - South West Telecommunications are trying to fix this. If you need to contact us please come to the surgery
Posted at 08:46 on 07/11/2016
Posted at 09:00 on 22/10/2016
Inspired by the Olympics?! There is an activity out there for you - Click here for BBC Sport - Get Inspired!
Posted at 18:31 on 15/08/2016
"Growing Connections" is a food growing project happening in Foxhole and Queen Elizabeth Drive (QED). Everyone is welcome to help create fantastic new magical garden spaces. Free of charge, and free food...! Contact Tara on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07730 792431
Posted at 08:33 on 27/06/2016
We believe that the "family feel" of a small practice is important. We are delighted to have such a good team of clinicians and admin staff. You will notice that our highly experienced Nurses are doing much more of the telephone work - this allows us to deliver a swift, appropriate response to your health needs.
Posted at 14:50 on 11/05/2016
**STOP PRESS** The Big Homeless Musical "Under One Roof" has raised £8000 for the Leonard Stocks Centre!! This groundbreaking production featured Dr Mark Thompson as the Musical Director and Nurses Rhi and Ann in the cast. Check out the stunning Herald Express review. If you wish to donate then please contact the homeless centre directly on 217890.
Posted at 18:26 on 24/03/2016
**STOP PRESS** The Big Homeless Musical "Under One Roof" has raised £8000 for the Leonard Stocks Centre!! This groundbreaking production featured Dr Mark Thompson as the Muscial Director and Nurse Rhi and Ann singing and acting. Check out the stunning Herald Express reivew. If you wish to donate then please contact the homeles centre directly on 217 890.
Posted at 19:10 on 16/03/2016
**STOP PRESS** The Big Homeless Musical "Under One Roof" has raised £8000 for the Leonard Stocks Centre!! Check out the Herald Express review (type "homeless" in the search box) - Dr Mark Thompson was the Musical Director, Nurses Ann & Rhi were acting & singing in this groundbreaking production. If you wish to donate then contact the Leonard Stocks Centre directly on 217890
Posted at 19:07 on 16/03/2016
We’re a family health practice with a mission to help you lead an active and fulfilling life, whatever your health condition. Check out our Quality and CQC ratings on the "About us" page.
Posted at 17:49 on 16/03/2016
"Under One Roof" - an amazing show at the Princess Theatre this week - Sat 27th Feb @ 7.30pm. £12 - all profits to the homeless shelter. Music directed by Dr Mark Thompson, include our Nurses Rhi & Ann plus some patients in the fabulous choir. Come, enjoy and feel good about your donation to this charity - you won't regret it!
Posted at 18:56 on 22/02/2016
Think your views are important? So do we. We want you to have your say so we can provide the best possible service to you. Please complete a questionnaire at the end of your visit and pop it into the ballot box on reception. Thank you!
Posted at 13:35 on 18/01/2016
We've got a "Surgery Pod"! Bit like a robot. You can now get your Blood Pressure and Weight checked without even talking to us! You can have your Contraceptive Pill Check and get support to reduce your Smoking and Alcohol use. Pop in and try it out at your convenience, no appointment required. www.medvivo.com/product/surgerypod
Posted at 10:25 on 16/01/2016
Tomorrow is a nationwide Junior Doctor's strike. Dr Horsley will therefore not be available for consultation. Thank you for your understanding.
Posted at 17:47 on 11/01/2016
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Posted at 15:11 on 03/09/2015
Do you want to feel healthier? This website helps you access advice about diet, exercise, alcohol, smoking and mental health. You may be eligible for a personal coach - contact us today and ask to speak to a clinician to find out more.
Posted at 09:41 on 18/06/2015
Rowcroft Hospice's Colour Rush 5K is the biggest brightest charity run in Devon. Get together with some mates and raise some money for our excellent Hospice!
Posted at 15:07 on 09/04/2015
If you smoke, your children are three times more likely to smoke when they grow up.
Posted at 11:10 on 18/02/2015
Telephones are all sorted now - normal service resumed. Apologies for any inconvenience
Posted at 10:22 on 11/02/2015
Telephone Problems - We apologise if you are unable to get through at the moment. BT are working on this now. Keep trying or come to the surgery to talk to reception.
Posted at 10:32 on 10/02/2015
Telephone Problems - We apologise if you are unable to get through this afternoon. South West Telecommunications are aware and are trying to identify the cause. Contact 111 if you need to speak to a GP.
Posted at 18:44 on 09/02/2015
Battling with weight? Check out this fascinating BBC Horizon series on iPlayer, limited time only
Posted at 15:33 on 30/01/2015
Click on the "Friends and family test" link to let us know what you think about us
Posted at 22:07 on 14/01/2015
We are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Please 'phone 111 if you need a Doctor at those times.
Posted at 12:59 on 22/12/2014
Please make sure you put your medication request in early as we approach the Christmas period. Thank you.
Posted at 12:55 on 15/12/2014
Please make sure you put you medication request in early as we approach the Christmas period. Thank you.
Posted at 12:38 on 15/12/2014
Click on the "Friends and Family Test" tile to give us some feedback about how we are doing.
Posted at 22:07 on 19/11/2014
Get your 'Flu jab at our final drop in clinic on Saturday 15th November, 8.30am-12pm. No appointment needed.
Posted at 19:24 on 23/10/2014
Get your 'Flu jab at our next drop in clinic on Saturday 18th October, 9am-12pm. No appointment needed.
Posted at 21:37 on 05/10/2014
Get your 'Flu jab at one of our drop in clinics on Saturday 4th or 18th October 9am-12pm. No appointment needed.
Posted at 13:48 on 30/07/2014
Old Farm Surgery is delighted to be working in partnership with Know Your Own Health (KYOH) and Devon Partnership Trust to deliver a Supported Self Care Service to all GP Practices in South Devon and Torbay. Our aim is to help patients live well and feel better, whatever your health condition. Click on "find out more" and register for free online support.
Posted at 12:45 on 30/07/2014
Welcome to our new site, only a few sections still incomplete. They're being sorted.
Posted at 14:16 on 23/07/2014
Some bits of this website are incomplete. We are on the case and will sort this out soon.
Posted at 22:16 on 15/07/2014
Most of our patients are using the system where we email your prescription to the pharmacy of your choice. Contact us now to register.
Posted at 12:55 on 20/06/2014
Most of our patients are using the system where we email your prescription to your pharmacy of choice. It's fast. Contact us to register now
Posted at 11:56 on 20/06/2014
Phone the surgery on 01803 556403