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Telephone delays

We apologise to patients and carers for the extraordinary delays in getting through to Plympton Health Centre. We are currently working with our telecoms provider to resolve this.


Extended opening hours

We now operate extended opening hours across our four sites. To book, please call your normal surgery.


Read all about it

Check out our Latest News page to find details of all the changes in our latest newsletter

Automatic Extraction of Patient Data

The Department of Health intends to extract some personal data about patients from the practice's clinical records system.  To learn more, please click here.


 If you are eligibile please ring 01752 346634 after 11am to make an appointment: 


Even if you feel healthy, you should definitely consider having the flu vaccination if you have:

  • A serious heart problem
  • A serious chest complaint, including asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Serious kidney disease
  • Lowered immunity due to disease or treatment
  • Liver disease
  • Had a stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • You are over 65 years of age
  • If you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person

We are holding clinics on the following dates at Plympton Health Centre:


08:30AM — 12.30PM

We will also be holding additional clinics at other times at Wotter, Chaddlewood and Plympton Health Centre,  please ask reception for more details.


Welcome to The Ridgeway Practice, now part of the Beacon Medical Group

On 1st April 2014, the Ridgeway Practice merged with two other local GP practices - Plym River and Ivybridge Medical Practice. Partners from across the three practices were keen to come together to improve patient access, choice and support. Since then, we have been able to offer extended opening hours, access to new services - including a minor injuries unit and new dermatology and muskuloskeletal services.

We have surgeries on four separate sites and care for around 33,000 patients. In this interim period, we are making a number of changes behind the scenes to improve quality and consistency. At Plympton Health Centre, patients will see the biggest physical changes with a new merged reception and dedicated prescriptions desk.

However, for most patients there will not be many changes that directly affect them. You will be able to access the same Ridgeway Practice team as before; and those patients that use services at Plympton Health Centre will be offered the opportunity to be seen by alternative doctors and clinical support to ensure a quicker response.



Plympton Health Centre

Mudge Way


Tel: 01752 346634

Chaddlewood Surgery
128 Bellingham Crescent



Tel: 01752 345317

Wotter Surgery

Rear of Church


Tel: 01752 839312

Ivybridge Medical Practice
Station Road
PL21 0AJ

Tel: 01752 690777


We provide a full range of medical services including on-site minor surgery. We also provide care for patients in a number of local nursing homes and residential care homes. 

All members of the team undertake regular training in order to stay up-to-date with the latest development in healthcare. We have a strong relationship with the Peninsula Medical School and train a number of GP Registrars across our sites.

Automatic Extraction of Patient Data

The Department of Health intends to extract some personal data about patients from the practice's clinical records system.  To learn more, please click here.

Patient Survey 2013-14

We conducted a survey of our patients at each of our surgeries towards the end of 2013 and we have written a report explaining the process we went through and detailing the results.  If you wish to view the report, click here.


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