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Welcome to Lisson Grove & Woolwell Medical Centre

 Our aim is to look after you and your family’s needs.

The Practice has two surgeries, WOOLWELL MEDICAL CENTRE and LISSON GROVE MEDICAL CENTRE. Both have been open since the 1990s.

The Practice is actively involved in teaching medical students from the Peninsular Medical School and is also a GP training Practice.


We have 5 Doctors in the Practice as well as a Nurse Practitioner, three Practice Nurses, two Health Care Assistants and associated Reception and Administrative staff. Our staff work across both surgeries and patients are welcome to attend either site.


We also manage an independent travel clinic in association with MASTA.


Both Surgeries have access for disabled service users. If you encounter any difficulties please let the receptionist know immediately.


Important information which you may wish to act upon.

This Practice is part of the local shared care initiative. This means that from 1st December 2015 it will be possible for you to give permission for other health care professionals to view your GP health record when they are providing you with care. Please see the "NHS information technology and sharing data " page opposite for further information.



We are committed to creating a fully inclusive and accessible service. We treat people with dignity and respect, promote equal opportunities and eliminate all forms of discrimination regardless of race, nationality, gender, disability, age, sexuality, religion or belief and family status. We welcome feedback on the way we operate. Please contact Penny Ridley, the Practice Manager with your comments in the first instance.


 If you would like to read our endorsement from the Care Quality Commission following their routine inspection in June 2015 please click here. Their report evidences that the Practice serves its patients well, embraces the ethos of continual improvement and actively engages with patients to achieve this.

Why not join our Patient Reference Group and help the development of the practice and the services it provides? Please click on the Patient Group page to the right for further details.

The Practice has committed to meet the requirements for Online Patient Services. For more information please click on the "embracing new technology" page to the right.

Online Repeat Prescriptions and appointment booking 

Those people registered for our online services (since January 2014) are able to order  repeat prescriptions and  book  appointments online. 


  •  scroll to the bottom of the homepage
  • click on the "repeat presriptions" link.
  • Log in as usual
  • look in Patient services and select "book an appointment".

 To register for these services please complete a registration form and return it to the surgery or telephone the surgery and ask to be registered.

pdfOnline Prescriptions Patient registration Form

The wider picture.

The Practice ,along with all others in Plymouth are part of Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group.CCGs have been established from 1st April 2013 to involve patients and clinicians in the commissioning (planning, designing and buying) of services for the local population.

Clinical commissioning groups are accountable to the NHS Commissioning Board and have replaced Primary Care Trusts throughout England.

If you would like to find out more about NEWDevon CCG please click on the link to their website:  NewDevon CCG



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