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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And it was revealed a further GP practice closure in north Kirklees had left 1,500 patients in limbo without a doctor, with 1,000 still to re-register.
She said: "Throughout this process, our main priority has been to ensure continuity of care and the minimal amount of disruption possible, which is why we are automatically transferring all patients to another GP practice within the same building as their current practice, or at another suitable practice close to where they live."
It advised that the best way to make sure patients receive good quality care is to either directly transfer them to another practice or for them to register with another GP practice of their choice.
Residents can book these additional appointments by calling their GP practice or NHS 111, when their own practice is closed.
TENS of thousands of people across England could be left without a local GP practice, doctors' leaders have warned.
What does a career as a GP practice manager involve?
Many people don't realise that for the most part their local GP practice isn't part of the NHS but a privately-owned business contracted via a PCT to deliver local healthcare services.
Writing For any patients who do not register with another GP before the deadline, the CCG will automatically transfer them to a local alternative GP practice.
"And because Primary Care Networks have to serve all patients in their area, if a GP practice refuses the contract, their patients will have to go elsewhere for PCN services."
"Several other GP practices in neighbouring rural areas also face challenges and NHS Forth Valley has a duty to ensure that any additional resources are distributed as fairly as possible across the wider area rather than just being allocated to a single GP practice.