Welcome to Ruby Country Medical Group
Ruby Country Medical Group brings together Holsworthy Medical Centre, Stratton Medical Centre, Hatherleigh & Shebbear surgeries, serving Holsworthy and Stratton as well as surrounding villages. Our team includes GPs, a Clinical Pharmacist, paramedics, nurse practitioners, practice nurses, health care assistants and phlebotomists as well as our practice management and administrative support and patient services teams.
We are responsible for advising patients on leading a healthy lifestyle, as well as caring for people needing medical care. We offer a full general practice service and run specialist clinics as indicated in this website. There is also an on-site, independently run, pharmacy.
At Ruby Country Medical Group we aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence. We feel it is important that you know who you are speaking to, so our office staff wear a name badge and identify themselves on the telephone.
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WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR TRAINING AT STRATTON ON WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST between 1 & 2 pm for staff training.
PRACTICE NEWS AUGUST 2018
NHS ENGLAND Community Bulletin: Shebbear & Hatherleigh
For the current news on developments in Shebbear & Hatherleigh please press: HERE
RUBY COUNTRY MEDICAL GROUP NEWSLETTER
For the July/August newsletter please press here: JULY AUG EDITION
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR HR OPERATIONS MANAGER!
Please press the link for details: HR OPERATIONS MANAGER
HOT PRESS! FLU JAB SATURDAY IS 6th OCTOBER. Booking NOW at Holsworthy.
To find out more and see if you qualify for a free flu jab follow the link. FLU VACCINATION
FOR SHEBBEAR & HATHERLEIGH PATIENTS
At the request of NHS England we are now taking on the running of both Shebbear and Hatherleigh Surgeries from 2nd July 2018.
NHS ENGLAND STATEMENT
For 19th July updates please press on the following links:
PATIENT LETTER WHERE TO GET MEDS QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Please note: patients from Hatherleigh & Shebbear wishing to book an appointment will need to ring 01409 253692 first. Please do not travel to the surgery and ask to be seen as we are unable to operate a walk-in service. Our patient service advisors will help you when you call and direct your appointment.
For the 2016 Stratton CQC Inspection report press STRATTON MEDICAL CENTRE INSPECTION REPORT
Retinal Screening appointments will be held here at Holsworthy on 3rd, 4th & 5th September for Hatherleigh patients and on 20th September for Shebbear patients. If you have any queries about your appointments please call the number on your appointment letter or 01392 403864 or 01392 403820.
RECEPTION TEAM QUESTIONS
We would like to thank our patients for being so supportive of our Emergency Teams and for answering brief questions on booking. Please note that if you are not able or do not wish to give details of your condition at the time of booking you will be given a telephone appointment with a member of the clinical team so that your condition can be assessed and an appointment given appropriately. Any information you give on booking is always treated as strictly confidential.
BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING
If you would like to use our own form for monitoring your blood pressure at home please press BLOOD PRESSURE FORM download and/or print off.
To access the online services available at the medical centre simply come in to reception to obtain a username and password. Please be aware that we can only give these details to the person to whom they belong. ID will need to be provided.
Postcode checker: CLICK HERE to see if you are within Holsworthy's catchment area. Stratton area patients please call 01288 352133 to verify.
If you are in the Shebbear/Hatherleigh area, please check the map in the following link to see if you are within the catchment area: CATCHMENT AREA
(Site updated 17/08/2018)