Nurse practitioner

These sessions will include the treatment of patients that present with same day problems such as those included in minor illness clinics.

The nurse practitioner will also manage some ongoing problems such as asthma and cancer care support.

Well woman and sexual health checks will also be undertaken. A daily telephone triage system will enable patients to obtain same day health advice for acute problems or be appropriately booked in to see a doctor or nurse the same day if necessary.

The Depression and Anxiety Service

This service offers evidence based talking therapy for people struggling with depression or anxiety difficulties.

Patients can be seen within St Leonards Practice or at Compass House in Magdalen Road.

You are able to access this service by referring yourself or by asking your GP to refer you.

Our telephone number is 01392 675630.

Please see our website for full details of what we offer, and call if you would like an appointment.

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Nurse led services

The Practice provides an integrated Nursing Service, consisting of practice nurses working at St. Leonard's and district nurses who see patients at home.

The nurses provide a comprehensive service of nursing, health promotion and preventive medicine. The practice nurses have had specific training to care for patients with high blood pressure, diabetes and asthma.

Range of clinics

The practice provides a wide range of service and clinics to NHS patients. Please feel free to ask if you feel any of the services listed below are of interest.

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Coronary Programme
  • Family Planning
  • Hypertension
  • Immunisation (adult)
  • Pregnancy/Maternity
  • Cervical smear
  • Asthma Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Immunisation (child)
  • Breast screening
  • Seasonal Flu Vaccination

St Leonard's Practice

The Surgery
Athelstan Road
Exeter EX1 1SB

Surgery opening hours
Monday to Friday 08:15 - 18:00
Closed Wed 13:00 - 14:00

Appointment Line: 01392 201 791
General Enquiries: 01392 201 790

Surgery telephone hours
Monday to Friday 08:30 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 18:00

All calls to and from St Leonard's Practice are recorded. Recordings will only be accessed as required for quality and training purposes and may be used in complaint resolution.

The St Leonard's Practice provides GP and family doctor services to patients in Exeter, Wonford, Heavitree, St Leonard's, Whipton, Stoke Hill and Pennsylvania.