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Cheriton Bishop and Teign Valley Practice

The Surgery, Yeoford Road, Cheriton Bishop, EX6 6JA

Branch Surgery - The Surgery, Layne Fields, Christow, EX6 7NY

tel: 01647 24272


Welcome to Cheriton Bishop & Teign Valley Practice

We are a busy rural GP Training Practice with four doctors and a GP Registrar. Our main surgery is at Cheriton Bishop and our Branch surgery at Christow. Our Practice Area covers approximately 80 square miles with 12 villages around the beautiful landscape in and around the Dartmoor National Park.

Our aim is to give a personal, caring, efficient and friendly service to all our patients. This not only includes the management of acute illness, but a proactive, holistic and sensitive treatment of all chronic diseases, and a fully structured preventative health program for all age groups.

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Patient Information:
Don't forget that you can book your appointment with a GP, Nurse or for a blood test using the NHS App.

Our Enhanced Access also means that you can book to see a GP on a Tuesday from 7am up until 8pm - to book use the NHS App or ring Reception.

Dr Fran Palmer joins the team

Posted: 17th June 2024

I am very happy to be joining the team at Cheriton Bishop GP surgery. I trained and worked in London for several years before relocating to the South West in 2010 with my family. I have mainly worked in Exeter and East Devon. I have an interest in dermatology.

Dementia Support Booklet

Posted: 31st January 2024

Handy hints that might help make life a little easier after a diagnosis of dementia

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Free HOPE Course

Posted: 17th June 2024

Supporting people with long-term health conditions to build confidence and learn how to manage their condition


Please be advised that the mailbox is not constantly monitored, for clinical issues and queries please use the Patient Triage accessible through our website and the NHS App.

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We are proud to be a safe surgery for everyone in our community, and
pledge to ensure that everyone in our community receives the quality
healthcare they are entitled to.


We are pleased to announce that we are an Armed Forces veteran friendly accredited GP Surgery


We are proud to support Dementia Friends, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative. Each member of our staff has become a Dementia Friend. A Dementia Friend is somebody that learns about dementia so they can help their community.

You can sign up to become a Dementia Friend at

When will my prescription be ready?

Please ensure you leave THREE FULL WORKING DAYS before coming to collect your prescription. (Allow one extra day if your order is collected from Dunsford Post Office.)

The dispensary is closed between 1pm and 3pm daily.

Please DO NOT ring the Surgery to enquire if your prescription is ready - assume your prescription will be available as above.

If there are any issues with your request, the Dispensary team will contact you by phone or text.

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Friends & Family Test - Jan - Apr 2024 Overall, how was your experience of our service? Very good 1039 Good 87 Neither Good nor poor 8 Poor 8 Very poor 7 Don't know 0

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