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In an emergency, please dial 999 and ask for an ambulance.

We have two surgeries in our area; 'Blake House Surgery' in Black Torrington and 'Holsworthy Medical Centre' in Holsworthy.

Contact Details

Blake House Surgery, Black Torrington, Devon, EX21 5QE

Telephone: 0844 8151362  -  Fax No: 0844 8151363

If you need to register either go into the Surgery and pick up a 'New Patient Registration' pack for each person you would like to register. Alternatively contact the surgery in writing or via the telephone and you will be sent the pack with a stamped addressed envelope so that you can post it back. Alternatively you can download a registration form from the link on the right of this page. >

Opening Times

Monday8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday8:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday8:30am - 1:00pm

The practice is closed for lunch 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Holsworthy Medical Centre, Dobles Lane, Holsworthy, EX22 6GH

Telephone: 01409 253 692  -   Fax 01409 254 184

Holsworthy Medical Centre serves Holsworthy as well as its surrounding villages. The team includes GPs, a nurse practitioner, practice nurses, health care assistants and phlebotomists as well as practice management and administrative support teams.

Holsworthy Medical Centre is responsible for advising patients on leading a healthy lifestyle as well as caring for the sick. They offer a full general practice service and run specialist clinics as indicated on the website (link on the right >). There is also an on-site dispensing service: see 'Pharmacy' below.  

Opening Times

Reception is open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm,  Weekends closed.

Early appointments for both doctors and nurses are offered should you require them, please ask at reception to make an early appointment (from 7:30am).


The nearest 'Walk in Centre'
34-36 Bedford Street,

North Devon District - 01271 322577
Royal Devon & Exeter - 01392 411611
Holsworthy - 01409 253424
North Devon Hospice - 01271 344248

NHS Direct

In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and/or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.


The nearest pharmacy is 'Boots The Chemist', based at the Holsworthy Medical Centre (address as above). Telephone: 01409 255295

Click on this link for more information including opening hours and a map.