single-handed practice

single-handed practice

A term used for those GPs in the UK who operate alone from their premises—i.e., are not in partnership with other GPs.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The dentist, who ran his single-handed practice since 2008, said his wife had forgiven him and begged the GDC to also give him a second chance.
Woodbridge is a five-partner Practice in Trenchard Avenue, Thornaby serving about 15,000 people in both Thornaby and Ingleby Barwick while Barley Fields Medical Centre is a single-handed practice in Myton Road, Ingleby Barwick with about 5,000 patients.
Dr Garry Mearns was suspended last year after health chiefs launched an investigation into claims that heroin was allegedly taken from his single-handed practice without prescriptions.
Now it can be revealed that 65-year-old Dr Dutt - who worked from his single-handed practice in Fartown - has been declared bankrupt by the Official Receiver in Leeds.
Doctor Hazel Drury said she was overworked at the single-handed practice in North Wales.
He qualified fully as a doctor in 1969 and worked in Wirral before moving to the single-handed practice in St Helens.
Yesterday's interim report published by the Shipman Inquiry revealed that Shipman killed 214 men and women from Hyde, including more than 140 while a GP at his single-handed practice on Market Street.
Dr Bailey, a GP in Trethomas, said: "If you're a very small, single-handed practice, a 52-and-a-half-hour week is a long working week.
And speaking about the practice of closing for half a day once a week, Dr Bailey, who is aGP in Trethomas, said: "If you're a very small, single-handed practice, a 52-and-a-half-hour week is a long working week.
Vet James Haddow said the High Street surgery would always provoke fond memories since he took over a single-handed practice, known as Becks, in 1988.
Dr Dutt worked as a GP at his single-handed practice in Fartown and also as a consultant in the accident and emergency department at the Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax.
He qualified as a doctor in 1969 and worked in Wirral before moving to the single-handed practice in St Helens.