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Message from the SLMP Partners 15th October 2021

Thank you for your patience over the past 18 months whilst we have been dealing with an unprecedented worldwide medical pandemic.

Our staff continue their outstanding work organising covid and seasonal flu vaccinations for all eligible patients, whilst still running the practice on a day to day basis.

Please be assured that if you need to see a clinician face to face we will arrange this.  As a Practice we have been continually disappointed with the unrelenting negativity and abuse being unfairly directed at General Practice by the media.  We have and continue to offer a selection of appointments, including face to face, telephone and video consultation.  When contacting the Practice you will be offered a choice of appointment type to best suit your needs. 

Please be aware that we continue to recommend face mask wearing whilst in the practice building, and that you will still be asked on entering the building about possible coronavirus symptoms.

It is also very important that ALL those with any of the symptoms of covid- a new cough, a fever OR loss of sense of taste or smell- have a PCR test for covid. This can be organised through the government website or by ringing 119.

A lateral flow test is not sufficient if you have symptoms.

All household contacts should still isolate until results are available.

If you need advice from your GP pleaslivee use the Econsult option here ->  

Please note that with effect from 26 November 2021 the eConsult function is only available between 12.01am Mondays through until 18.00pm Fridays. You will no longer be able to send an eConsult through to the Practice over the weekend

The South Lawn Medical Practice

We are a friendly, dedicated team committed to providing excellent health care for you, your family and your future.

Our doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.  We offer appointments for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

Our practice also takes part in high quality medical research, which helps to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.

Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.

Change to opening times

From the start of February 2020 we will be offering early morning appointments 2 days a week.  There will be appointments available between 7.30am-8am with the GP's and the Practice Nurse Team.  Please speak to one of the receptionists if you would like to book an early appointment, they are also able to be booked online if you prefer.

The phone lines will not be changing so you won't be able to contact us by phone until 8.30am.

Exeter Primary Care offer extended hours. Contact the sugery to bookExeter Primary Care

This Practice is a member of Exeter Primary Care.

For more information please visit EPC’s website at 

Patients in Exeter can now see a GP or a nurse 7 days a week as Exeter Practices join forces to provide increased cover at weekends and weekday evenings. Participating practices across the City now open on a rota basis on a Saturday and Sunday (9.00 am – 5.00 pm) and weekday evenings (Monday-Thursday) between 6.30pm and 8.00 pm. Early morning cover between 7.00am and 8.00am is being trialled on Friday mornings. For more information and details of opening times please visit: 


disability logoThe Premises have been designed to allow easy access for the disabled. All patient treatment and administration areas are on the ground floor. There are two ground floor toilets for the disabled. A loop system is provided in the waiting room for people with hearing difficulties. The receptionists are happy to provide assistance to people with vision or hearing impairment. Please let the receptionists know if assistance is required. Please see the "Improving Access" section of our website for more information.


If you use our online services to order medicine or book appointments, you can now use an app to view access your account via your smart phone.

Details about the app are available online — search for “SystmOnline - the patient health management app” . There is also a link provided on the "appointments" and "prescriptions" tabs of our website.

(Site updated 26/11/2021)
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