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The information contained within this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or health care professionals. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other health care professional before starting any new treatment. NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

While we have taken every care to compile accurate information and to keep it up-to-date, we cannot guarantee its correctness and completeness. The information provided on this site does not constitute business, medical or other professional advice, and is subject to change. In no event will the Royal Devon be responsible or liable directly or indirectly, for damages or liabilities relating in any way to the use (or misuse) of information contained within or accessed through this site.

Links to third party sites

This web site contains links to web sites not under the control of the Royal Devon. These links are provided as a convenience only. The inclusion of any link does not in any way imply or express endorsement or sponsorship, nor does not linking to a site imply lack of endorsement by the Royal Devon. We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information or disruption/damage to your computer system/data while using this site.

Privacy notice and cookies

Our website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or hand held device. This is standard practice for all websites. For more information about cookies, including how we use them and how to disable them, see our Fair Collection / Privacy Notice page.

The NHS is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals using this website. The Royal Devon does not collect any personal information about those using the site, or use cookies to track or log information about users. We do analyse the server log files which contain details of the Internet Protocol address (IP address) of computers using the site, pages looked at, the times of day and the type of web browser used. None of this information is linked to individuals or distributed to third parties.

All emails from the site are treated in the strictest confidence. The Royal Devon has a legal and moral obligation to protect personal data; therefore we regret that patient information cannot be transmitted via email.


The entire contents, including images and photographs, of this web site including the logo of this organisation are copyrighted as a collective work. Images of individuals or Royal Devon premises may not be used without permission. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the different areas of the web site solely for your own non-commercial use. Copying of logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the copyright holders approval. Unless for educational purposes any redistribution, retransmission or publication of material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from this site.

Last updated: March 17, 2022.