Monday – Friday
8.30am – 6.00pm
- Main telephone number
- - 01404 548544
- Appointments desk
- - 01404 540074
- Home visits desk
- - 01404 540070
- Results desk (2-6pm only)
- - 01404 540071
- Enquiries desk
- - 01404 540072
- - 01404 46621
Evenings and Weekends
*We will endeavour to answer calls as quickly as possible but inevitably, as with all large organisations, there will be busy times when waiting will be necessary. The telephone system will stack the calls in a queue and provide updates as to how many people are in front of you. These queues will be specific for the desk you dialled directly or the choice you made from the menu.
Welcome to the Honiton Surgery Website. The information on this site can also be downloaded as a booklet www.practicebooklet.co.uk/honit
Care Quality Commission
- Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 23:47
The Care Quality Commission have completed their review of both the Ward and Seamark Practices. Both practices received good overall ratings. The posters can be downloaded here:
Open Evening - Womens Health
- Published on Sunday, 03 May 2015 22:03
- Thurs 14th May 7pm-9pm
- Hosted by our Patient Participation Group
Come along and meet our doctors and practice nurses, and find out more about your health. Dr Jennie Button and Dr Clare Seamark will be giving
presentations covering Contraception/Cervical Cytology, HRT and Breast Screening.
The Practice Nurses will be available to talk to about their own areas of expertise relating to Women’s Health ie Bone Health, Travel contraception. Honiton Sports Centre and East Devon Stop Smoking Team will also have a stand. Just turn up!
You can download a flyer here
NB. We are planning a Men’s Health event in the autumn
Patient Participation Group Annual Report
- Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 11:12
You can download a copy of the 2014/2015 Annual Report here
- Published on Sunday, 25 January 2015 12:59
We are pleased to announce that patients registered with the Ward Partnership can now sign up to the ‘on line’ booking of routine blood appointments and repeat prescriptions.
For further information please ask for a leaflet at reception which will explain this facility and how to access it. Alternatively download the leaflet here. You must come into Honiton Surgery in person to register for Honiton Online
COMPUTER TECHNICAL PROBLEMS
Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the Seamark Partnership will be unable to offer remote ‘on line’ booking of appointments. We are working with our computer system supplier to rectify this as soon as possible. We will keep you fully informed of developments and apologise for the obvious inconvenience caused.
Thank you for your understanding in this matter
Sandy Wason Practice Manager
- Published on Sunday, 25 January 2015 12:57
We would like to clarify to our patients that we have two separate practices here at Honiton Surgery .
The smaller practice is known as the Seamark Practice and looks after just over 4,000 patients. The doctors that work in this practice are:
- Dr. David Seamark
- Dr. Sarah Evans
- Dr. Anne Saunders
- Dr. Siobhan Gillespie
- Dr. Daniel Murphy
The larger practice is known as the Ward Practice and looks after just over 12,000 patients. The doctors that work in this practice are:
- Dr. David Ward
- Dr. Fiona Short
- Dr. Janet Ward
- Dr. David Rampersad
- Dr. Justin Geddes
- Dr. Suzanne Ingram
- Dr. Jennie Button
- Dr. Charles Moody
- Dr. Sarah Pendrazzini
- Dr. Zoe Ghosh
- Dr. Beth de Sousa
Both practices share the staff and building resources.
We are keen for the patients to be registered with a ‘usual doctor’ in their practice and would hope that you are able to see your usual doctor for the majority of the time, in order to maximize continuity of care.
If you think a home visit will be required, please try and request this before 2.00pm on the day so that this is done by your own practice and preferably your usual doctor.
From time to time, for example when the doctor is on call or you are seeing a nurse, they will look after patients from both practices and so will have access to your medical records. Confidentiality will be maintained as is our normal practice.
Open Evening at Honiton Surgery
- Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 21:25
The Honiton Surgery Patient Participation Group was delighted with the 70 strong turnout for their open evening at the surgery on Tuesday 11th November. The dreadful weather seemed not to deter people from coming. Sandy Wason, practice manager, had to arrange extra chairs. The large audience was a tribute to the efforts of Mrs Serena Sexton, chairman of the group, and her team. Serena led the evening and welcomed Heather Penwarden, from the Memory Cafe, who talked about 'Dementia friendly Honiton' and Kate Lock from Devon Doctors on call who talked about how out of hours care was organised.
Drs Janet & David Ward talked about to make the best of the surgery and talked about ways patients could help the staff and clinicians following a survey of the staff. These included phoning for visits as early in the day as possible to allow care options to be better organised and trying not to run out of medication to avoid 'urgent' requests on a Friday afternoon.
Dr Justin Geddes talked about the commissioning of care and the evolving role of the community hospitals. Members of the audience took the opportunity to address questions to the speakers. The feedback on the slips patients were given appeared very promising and there was an appetite for further events.
Did you know as much as £5.5 million is wasted each year in Devon on unused medicines?
- Published on Friday, 15 November 2013 11:49
The same amount could pay for approximately:
- 730 heart bypass operations
- or 1,000 hip replacements
- or 2,235 knee replacements
- or 10,720 cataract operations
You can help us use this NHS money in Devon more wisely:
Look at your supplies – order only the items that you need.
Listen to the advice from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist and take all medicines as instructed on the label.
Tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if your medicines are not agreeing with you or you have stopped taking them.
Using the counterfoil of the prescription, tick only the medicines you need, and remember "tick in haste – medicines waste."
Open your bag of medication while at the pharmacy. If you have item(s) not requested, or surplus to your needs for the next month, please return these before leaving.
SMS (TEXT) Messaging with appointment reminders
- Published on Saturday, 07 July 2012 23:14
If you would like to receive reminders about your appointments direct to your mobile phone, please complete this form and return a signed copy to Honiton Surgery. We may also use this facility in the future if we wish to send you a message.
Over the next couple of months we also hope to be able to offer a limited on line appointment booking facility as well as ordering repeat medication (when a full list of all available repeat medication for yourself will be available to view and order). Please keep checking the website to know when this facility becomes available. We will then need you to attend the surgery with an official form of photo ID (ie passport/driving licence/bus pass). At this stage you will be given a password to be able to access the facility through this website.