GP practice

GP practice

An organisation of one or more GPs (general practitioners) who provide general medical services to a particular group (“list”) of patients.
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Hartlepool mum, Iris Scott, whose nine-year-old son Leon Amerigo contracted the highly infectious disease during the Easter holidays, said: "I had doubts when his MMR was due and didn't get him vaccinated but I heard of the outbreak and went to my GP practice to get Leon immunised but he went down with the disease the day after.
Care UK will run the 7,000-patient GP practice and 100-patient-per-day walk-in centre under a contract reported to be worth pounds 5m over five years.
A recent ruling was made to axe Scotswood GP practice on Armstrong Road, Newcastle, by the end of this month.
Mr Johnson is a former GP practice manager and Mr Haydon worked as head of information services at County Durham PCT.
A national consultation has now been launched on the plans to let patients pick their GP practice, focusing on issues such as complications in arranging home visits, safeguards for local residents and access to hospital and specialists.
Dr Hendrik Beerstecher, who runs a GP practice for approximately 1,000 patients in Sittingbourne, Kent, and who undertook the study alongside researcher Claire Morgan, said: "I can't see the rationale behind creating very large practices.
Plans for the Bebington/Spital GP practices are limited due to the development restrictions in the area, and in Eastham and Bromborough the GP practice and community clinic are both are in need of modernization and investment.
As reported in the Chronicle, a controversial decision was recently made to axe Scotswood GP practice on Armstrong Road, Newcastle, by the end of this month.
The facility also offers the opportunity for integrated working for the staff and patients of Morpeth's third GP practice, Wellway.
If triggers are found for areas which need to be changed, the GP practice then has an evidence-based benchmark against which improvements can be made and measured.
A total of pounds 611,461 has been invested by the PCT during the scheme, which was aimed at improving the quality of care and the overall experience of attending a GP practice for patients.
Patients who are exempt from NHS prescription charges will continue to be able to access treatments through their registered GP practice.