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You said, we did!  Following patient feedback we are pleased to be able to offer face-to-face GP appointments for non-urgent routine consultations. Call us on 01271 372672.

If your contact details have changed, please can you update Reception with the correct details for mobile, landline and email address if you have one.  Can you also please ensure that you let Reception know if you are unhappy for us to text you.

Please note that all our telephone calls are recorded for training and security purposes.

Job Vacancies

Fixed term or sessional GP and or Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Barnstaple Alliance Primary Care Network (PCN)

The Barnstaple Alliance PCN  is looking for a GP and or an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our teams to work across all 4 practices of Litchdon, Brannam, Fremington and Queens on a fixed term contract or sessional basis to support the services we provide to our care homes and housebound patients.

This is a fixed term role till June/July 2020 for 2-6 sessions a week (job shares welcome) ideally covering Monday, Wednesday and Fridays to pro-actively manage our care home and house bound patients with regular reviews and care plans.

For an informal discussion and to find out more please contact   01271 323443 or  01271 329004

To apply please send a CV and covering letter stating how many sessions you are interested in to  by 9th Dec 2019.



Are You a GP Looking for Something a Bit Different?





We are a friendly 2 Partner, newly merged training practice and have an exciting opportunity for a GP.

The Practice has recently taken an additional contract expanding the patient list size to circa 10,750 and are looking to develop local healthcare in an innovative way making the best use of our multi-disciplinary team.  This provides us with scope to recruit to offer flexible working hours, opportunity for a mix of sessions and an excellent opportunity to build on an already enthusiastic and successful practice.  We are a member of the Barnstaple Alliance which is being held up as an example of a cohesive and forward thinking group within Devon as a whole. and with the advent of the additional contract are looking to develop local healthcare in an innovative way making the best use of our multi-disciplinary team.

If you have a desire to be part of a successful entity with a strong patient focus we would love to hear from you.



About us:


  • Purpose built, town centre premises
  • Combined patient list of circa 10,750
  • PMS & GMS
  • Practice nurse-led chronic disease management
  • SystmOne
  • ST2/3 GP and Medical Student Training Practice
  • Multi-disciplinary team including Pharmacist and Nurse Practitioners
  • Document workflow reducing unnecessary paperwork
  • Friendly and supportive



What we can offer you:


  • 6-8 sessions per week
  • Competitive salary, 6 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave
  • Support and encouragement to develop special interests
  • Mentoring
  • Flexible working

We run a mixed appointment system of telephone and face to face consultations, if this does not appeal to you we can adapt systems to suit you






For Full Job Descriptions and to arrange an informal chat or a Practice Visit, please contact Sharon Gavin-Jones,, tel 01271 341910



Description of the Practice 

Job Description 


The Barnstaple Alliance has an exciting opportunity for another clinical pharmacist to join our Primary Care Network.

The Alliance of Brannam, Litchdon, Fremington and Queens Medical Centres has a long history of collaborative working. The practices are within close proximity and between them look after 50,000 patients.

In this role you will act as part of a multi-professional NHS team in providing clinical pharmacy services that will protect, maintain and restore the health of patients.

The successful applicant will be supported by our three current practice pharmacists. The nature of the role will evolve over time but will be divided between a patient facing role and medicines optimisation/quality improvement across the network.

We are looking for a proactive, highly organised, patient focused individual who is keen to learn or already has experience in the general practice setting.

Barnstaple is an excellent place to live and work. A popular holiday destination on the Taw estuary, it is close to surfing beaches and the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Sailing, cycling, walking and a host of other leisure activities are readily available and a link to the M5 motorway gives easy access to the rest of the country.

Please see attached job description and person specification. If you wish to discuss this role further please contact Dee Brown Practice Manager Brannam Medical Centre 01271 314210

Closing date 16th June 2019

Job description

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