GP from Bideford says he has ‘many happy memories’ of 24 years at Bideford Medical Centre.

A GP has retired after 24 years working at Bideford Medical Centre.

Dr Ragaii Loka has left the surgery but will continue his surgical work on carpal tunnel release and vasectomy at the centre.

He will be replaced by Dr Andrew Clarke, who said he is ‘really enjoys’ getting to know the new patients.

Dr Loka said: “It has been a privilege to have been a part of people’s lives for so many years and I leave with many happy memories.

“I would like to thank my patients for their kind messages and good wishes for my retirement.”