A Warm Welcome


   Kingskerswell Health Centre                       Ipplepen Health Centre

Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Health Centres are both open from 8.30am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday, except on Thursdays when they close between 1.00pm and 3.00pm to undertake medical update training and quality audits. We also have evening GP appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6.30pm and 7.30pm for working people who have difficulty getting time off during the day.

Patients can arrange to have access to book appointments or order repeat prescriptions via the internet and a free "App" is available for iPhones/iPads and Android devices.  Click here SystmOnline to take you to the online service page or go to the "our services" page. If you want to register for access to internet appointment booking please send us an email request to kkipp.enquiries@nhs.net .


Appointments can also be booked by phoning us on 01803 874455 or calling in to either of our health centre sites. See the contact us section for more information or ask for our appointments patient information leaflet

2014 FLU VACCINATION SEASON - Vaccines going fast

Vaccination is FREE for all registered patients aged 65 and over or those under 65 with respiratory, heart, renal or liver conditions or diabetes. Also included in the eligible categories are pregnant ladies or patients who have had a stroke and people who are carers or live in care homes.

OUR TWO Saturday WALK IN FLU CLINICS were a great success and over 75% of the stock of vaccines is already used so please act quickly to book in for your vaccination

See the NEWS page for more on this item

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED TO THE NATIONAL GP PATIENT SURVEY  The National 2012-13 GP Patient Survey results show Kingskerswell and Ipplepen are in the top 1% of GP Practices in England in terms of "patients who would recommend us"; The results of the National 2013-14 Patient Survey continue to confirm these exceptional results with the practice being ranked 33rd in England for very good "overall experience". Rest assured we are not complacent and will continue to strive to provide the best NHS GP Service we can for all our patients despite funding cuts and the national GP recruitment crisis!


Outside Surgery Opening Hours if you need to talk to or see a GP

For NHS medical support outside GP surgery hours, please call NHS 111. The staff at 111 have the ability to assess your needs and if appropriate link you to Devon Doctors On Call who have GPs in cars and at the Newton Abbot Hospital Treatment Centre. The Devon Doctors Out Of Hours GP service operates between 6.00pm and 8.30am Monday to Friday, Thursdays between 1.00pm and 3.00pm, Saturdays and Sundays and during public holidays.

Emergency Situations

If a serious accident or medical emergency occurs such as, difficulty breathing, unconsciousness, suspected heart attack, deep wound, haemorrhage, collapse serious fall, heavy blood loss, suspected broken bones. Ring 999 for an ambulance or if appropriate, transport the patient direct to casualty at NHS Torbay Hospital

If you are unsure what to do or who to call please dial 111

NHS Quality Outcomes Framework Results

In the NHS GP Quality Outcomes Framework & Inspection Scheme the Kingskerswell & Ipplepen GP medical practice consistently scores among the highest achievable points. It has been ranked amongst the top 2% in England for quality clinical outcomes.