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Surgery Times

Doctors are normally available as follows, but the schedule is subject to change.

Exmouth Health Centre

Dr Kevin Douglas - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: All Day

NB: Dr Douglas works at Underhill Surgery, Lympstone on Monday mornings.

Dr Jim Forrer - Monday and Friday: All Day and Tuesday: Morning

NB: Dr Forrer works at Underhill Surgery, Lympstone on Tuesday afternoons.

Dr Kerry Boyle - Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: All Day and Friday: Morning

Dr Joseph Mays - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: All Day

Dr Barry Coakley - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: All Day

NB: Dr Coakley works at Underhill Surgery, Lympstone on Friday mornings.

Dr Lisa Gibbons - Monday, Tuesday & Friday: All Day and Thursday: Morning

Dr Jane Aitken - Tuesday & Thursday: Morning

NB: Dr Aitken works at Underhill Surgery, Lympstone on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons.

Dr Tessa Phillp - Wednesday & Friday: all day

Dr Kate Lippett - Thursday & Friday: all day


Morning Surgeries: Commence at either 8.30 or 9.00am

Afternoon Surgeries: Commence at either 2.30, 3.00 or 4.00pm


A Doctor is always on call for emergencies. When Claremont Medical Practice is closed, telephone 111 and your call will be transferred to the Out-of-Hours service. At nights and weekends you may be requested to attend the Treatment Centre at Exmouth Hospital. If, for any reason, you have difficulty obtaining a Doctor, please telephone the Minor Injuries Unit on 282001.

Common Illnesses

The Practice holds a supply of leaflets on "How To Treat Certain Common Illnesses". If you would like a particular leaflet, please ask the Practice Nurse.

Your Local Pharmacist

Your local Pharmacist will be able to give you free health advice and you don’t need an appointment. Many Pharmacies operate extended hours on a rota basis. For details call NHS 111 on 111.


A Carer is someone who provides support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage without their help.

We can advise on support available. Please ask at reception for further details. You can also ask at reception for a Carer registration form.