Abbey Surgery, Tavistock
The Abbey Surgery Team
Our practice manager is Darren Newland. If you think he can be of assistance to you regarding any suggestions or problems please ring him or call in at the surgery.
Our receptionists are here to help you communicate with us. Please help them by giving as much appropriate information as you can.
Our Practice Nurses are Emma Banks, Sarah Prior, Naomi Hayley, Kyra Turner, and Heidi Brodribb. Their skills include immunisations, travel advice, dressings, dietary and weight advice, contraceptive services including emergency contraception, health screening and smoking cessation and many aspects of general nursing. In addition to this they also run our asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetic and hypertension clinics.
Caron Livermore, Davina Ludwig, Sharon Tate and Melanie Pengelly are our Healthcare Assistants and their skills include dressings, smoking cessation, diagnostic tests such as ECGs, taking bloods, blood pressure and many other aspects of care.
Kathy Smith is our Phlebotomist taking blood and blood pressures.
Appointments can be booked by telephone, email or at reception.
Community Nursing Team
Our district nurses provide nursing care at home. They can be contacted by telephoning 01822 612711 and leaving a message.
The health visitors are especially concerned with the health of your children and the family. They can be contacted by telephoning 03332 341901 and leaving a message.
Macmillan nurses provide care and support for people with cancer. They can be contacted by telephoning 01752 436730 and leaving a message.
Community Midwifery Team
A community midwife and a doctor work together to care for you during your pregnancy and delivery. Midwifes can be contacted on 01822 619710 and leaving a message.
Patchwork quilts, made by patients and friends of
Abbey Surgery, hang on the walls of the waiting room. They represent the
colours of the four seasons.