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PLANNED TELEPHONE MAINTENANCE 7TH DEC BETWEEN 12NOON - 2PM. WE WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN DURING THIS TIME, THOUGH OUR PHONE LINES MAY HAVE DISTUPTION.


We are closed for the following Bank Holidays: Christmas Day Tuesday 25th December, Boxing Day Wednesday 26th December and New Years Day Tuesday 1st January. Ring 111 during our closure for urgent care / health advice.


Click HERE for Christmas and New Year Pharmacy Opening Times



FLU VACCINE CLINICS ARE NOW BOOKABLE. PLEASE RING THE SURGERY TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT.


Public Health England (PHE) has advised the public to ensure they have had two doses of MMR (measles, mumps & rubella) vaccine after outbreaks of measles have been confirmed across England. Anyone who is not sure if they are fully vaccinated is being advised to check with their GP practice. There have been 440 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England between 1 January 2018 and 9 May 2018. The increase in measles circulation is mainly associated with travel to and from Europe where there are large ongoing measles outbreaks. 



 


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The registered patients of Saltscar Surgery can expect to receive the provision of essential core services as stipulated in the contractual framework for General Medical Services (GMS) The practice will provide diagnostics/examination, treatment/therapies and advice, prescribing, to cover both physical and mental personal medical services, health promotion and life style advice, screening and preventive services.   The range of services may include chronic disease management, child health surveillance and child health services, contraceptive and related services, maternity services and services for older people. 

The clinical team will manage patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected, for the duration of that condition, including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate, reflecting patient choice wherever practicable. The practice will manage patients with a chronic disease in the manner determined by the practice, in discussion with the patient. 

The general management of patients with a terminal illness is also a key role, in conjunction with the district nurses, Macmillan nurses and palliative care team as appropriate and using the Gold Standard Framework. The GPs endeavor to provide a personal service for their patients in this situation by ensuring that whenever possible they will be seen by their own doctor. 

The practice will also provide Direct and Locally Enhanced Services, which may be commissioned from the practice by South Tees CCG, Local Authority or the NHS Commissioning Board.

The practice will develop the role of the Nurse to assume more clinical responsibility in the areas of chronic disease management, prevention and minor illness. 

To engage with patients to seek regular feedback from the Patient Group to devise our services. 

The practice will ensure the Clinical and administration members of the team are appropriately qualified for the roles they undertake and continue personal and professional development. 

The practice has a complaints handling procedure to deal with complaints made by patients or someone ‘who is affected, or likely to be affected, by the action, omission or decision of the responsible body which is the subject of the complaint’. 

View the CQC Report for The Saltscar Surgery  

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