Torrington Health Centre

High Bickington Surgery


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments and Visits

Make An Appointment? To book an appointment, telephone our main switchboard number on (01805) 622247 between 8.00am and 6.00pm on weekdays. For appointments at High Bickington, telephone our main switchboard number ... [continue] Appointments and Visits


Carers Services We offer a range of services to aid those who care for others, feel free to contact the surgery for more information and advice or visit the Devon ... [continue] Carers


Asthma Clinic Asthmatic patients are advised to attend on a regular basis to review their asthma, drugs and inhaler techniques. Cervical Screening Cervical screening is a method of preventing cervical ... [continue] Clinics

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates and private ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via this website. This is protected by the highest security and cannot be ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

It is our normal practice to dispense 28 days worth of medication for repeat prescriptions. What is a Repeat Prescription? A repeat prescription is a medication that your doctor has ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) between 11 and 12.30 each day. To ensure ... [continue] Test results

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014