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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.

Patient Notice

From the 15th November 2015 this website will no longer be active. Plym River is now part of Beacon Medical Group. Please visit our new website by clicking on the following link where all services will be available.


We are launching a new website covering all 3 elements of Beacon Medical Group. This new website will provide clear and accessible information to our patients and other visitors.

As a patient you'll be able to book appointments, request repeat prescriptions and view your summary care record.

Find out more here:



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.


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