Mid Devon Sub-Locality
Moretonhampstead Health Centre
Address: Embleford Crescent, Moretonhampstead, TQ13 8LW Phone: 01647 440591
Trainer: Dr Tom Waterfall
Moretonhampstead Health Centre is a small rural practice covering a large area of Dartmoor. We are a forward thinking practice who try and combine the traditional ethos of the family doctor whilst adapting to new challenges in the world of primary care. We are a supportive and friendly bunch and feel very lucky to work in such a beautiful location. We pride ourselves immensely on the care we give our patients and feel these was recognised recently by being voted the top practice in the Teignbridge district on the 2016 GP Patients Survey.
The practice has a dynamic management team and a young partnership who have recently refurbished the building. This has enabled us to have a dedicated registrar room and extra space for community activities and minor surgery or minor injuries when needed. We work closely with the local community healthcare team and have monthly complex care team meetings with the MDT.
We are very aware of wider issues around healthcare and general practice and have been at the centre of the development of a local healthcare group (MoorHealth) looking to co-ordinate and foster stronger ties with community organisations. This has so far led to us having Arts therapy for dementia classes in the practice, a mother a baby group and a knitting Nannas group amongst other things.
Alongside this we have also signed up to the Green impact for Health initiative to reduce our environmental footprint and make general practice more sustainable for the future. We have recently installed Solar Panels on our roof.
The team at the Practice would welcome informal visits from any trainee who may be interested in undertaking their placement at Moretonhampstead Health Centre.
Please feel free to contact Emma Knowles – Practice Manager if you have any questions or wish to arrange an informal visit.
Tel: 01647 440593