Welcome to Honiton Surgery

Our practice booklet can be downloaded clicking here. As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. 

Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.



Patient announcement

**** Our apologies for the current waiting time on the phone lines - we are experiencing a high level of staff sickness. Please bear with us we will eandeavour to answer you call as quickly as possible. If your enquiry is non urgent you may wish to consider using our eConsult service as an alternative*****

We are sorry to announce that Dr Katie Seaver will be leaving the practice end of December 2018. We wish her the best of luck in her new venture in Australia.

Dr Seaver’s existing patients will be transferred to our new GP Dr. Laurence Heywood who starts in April 2019. In the mean time we will have 2 Locum Gp’s in covering her sessions to ensure patients still receive consistent level of primary care.

Many Thanks

Honiton Surgery.


We are now taking bookings for Flu Vaccinations.If you are eligible please book at reception. If you are not sure whether you are eligible please contact reception for more information. Many Thanks

New Service Now Live - eConsult

Escape the wait, consult with your GP online.

You will already have noticed the pop up about eConsult when you came onto the website. This offers a way of seeking advice from your GP online with a response back by the end of the next working day regarding what should happen next.

Please note WE WILL NOT ACCEPT REPEAT MEDICATION REQUESTS THROUGH THIS SYSTEM. If you want to order repeat medication online you will need to register for online services, see below.

A short patient video describing the service can be found by clicking here this video but with subtitles can be found here.


We have published our new practice privacy policy in line with the new GDPR legislation. Please click here. We have also got new practice privacy leaflets for adult patients and children to reflect the new legislation. Please click here for the adult leaflet and here for the childrens leaflet.


Sign-up for Online Services

The option to request a repeat prescription using a form on this website has now been withdrawn. If you wish to order prescriptions via an online method you will need to sign up for online services. For details please see below.

Instead of phoning or visiting the surgery to order repeat prescriptions, book or cancel your appointments - or get your test results - you can now do it all online, and it’s quick, easy and secure. You can also see your patient record. A carer, with your permission, may also do all or some of this on your behalf.

We are encouraging our patients to sign up for online services. Registering is simple and FREE. All you need to do is:

  • bring along a form of ID with you to the practice (driving licence/birth certificate etc)
  • complete and sign a registration form and receive a unique username and password
  • use your secure details to access online services

Going online really does make a difference. It not only saves you and the practice time, but will help you to take more control of your health care.

Patients who have registered to use online services are already seeing the benefits which include:

  • saving time when booking appointments and prescriptions
  • feeling more empowered due to easier and convenient access
  • being more informed about their care and better prepared when they see their GP, practice nurses and attend clinics
  • Available 24 hours a day from the app, website, smartphone or computer it's especially useful if the telephone lines are busy.

Registering online doesn’t mean you can’t see your GP, practice nurse or attend a clinic. It just gives you quicker and easier access to practice services whenever you’re online and wherever you may be.

Ask our receptionists about registering for online services next time you’re in the practice or on the phone, and we’ll support you in getting started.

Already signed up? Click here to order a repeat prescription, book an appointment or view your medical record.


SystmOnline app

The SystmOnline app is available for Apple and Android devices. It can be downloaded free of charge from the relevant app store.


General news

Our current news stories include:

  • 232 appointments were lost in October 2018 due to non attendance click here for more details.
  • Are you planning to book an HGV/PSV medical examination appointment? please click here for details.
  • Why do GP's sometimes charge fees? Click here for more information.
  • Our new practice newsletter and previous versions can be found here.
  • £5.5 million is wasted in Devon on unused medication please click here for a video giving more details.
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Patient Participation Group

Did you know we have a virtual patient participation group?

A new Patient Group was established in 2005. There are quarterly meetings. These provide an opportunity to discuss developments in the surgery and to hear any concerns being voiced by patients to their representatives. Telephone numbers are listed below for the representatives who are very happy to hear from other patients.

Click here for further information.


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