Important - We are changing our clinical IT system in June 2024, and we want to explain why we are doing this and what impact this will have on the service we provide to you. For more information search "we-are-changing-our-clinical-it-system" in latest news.

Peverell Park Surgery & University Medical Centre

Peverell Park Surgery | 01752 766644 |

University Medical Centre | 01752 222341 |

IMPORTANT: Online consultation will not be available until Monday 24th June while we transition to our new patient record system.

Important - Due to our clinical system change this month we can only deal with urgent requests between the 5th and 13th June, and from the 14th onwards, we ask that you please be patient with us. Please view we-are-changing-our-clinical-it-system for information regarding non-urgent requests .

Suicide and self-harm prevention


Stay Alive App

The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Find out more

In addition to the resources, the app includes a safety plan, customisable reasons for living, and a life box where you can store photos that are important to you.


Suicide prevention leaflet

Please click the link for the updated ‘It’s okay to talk about suicide leaflet’ following the success of the previous leaflet. It was created in collaboration with people with lived expertise, Devon County Council and Devon Partnership Trust. It covers:

  • Myth-busting
  • What you can do to help
  • Self-care and support for you after a crisis experience
  • What to do in an emergency


Cutting and Self-Harm
Do you want to stop hurting yourself? Learn about self-injury and how you can feel better without harming yourself.

What is self-harm? – Self-harm can be a way of dealing with deep distress and emotional pain. It may help you express feelings you can’t put into words, distract you from your life, or release emotional pain. Afterwards, you probably feel better—at least for a little while. But then the painful feelings return, and you feel the urge to hurt yourself again. Find out more


Out of hours Mental Health care
Out of hours mental health care provision for 18-65 year olds follows different pathways, depending on whether or not a person is already known to mental health services.

Self-referrals of people not known to mental health services – needing an urgent response.
Livewell Southwest’s First Response Service is a 24/7 helpline providing advice, support and signposting for people experiencing mental health difficulties. Find out more