Practice Responsibilities

  • You will be treated as a partner in the care you receive.
  • You will be treated as an individual and will be given courtesy and respect at all times. You have the right to be treated with confidentiality.
  • You will be able to have contact with a doctor on the day of request, should you need it, provided that you contact the surgery between 8.30am and 5.45pm.
  • The Practice will ensure that you can have a non-urgent appointment with the doctor of your choice. However, there may sometimes be a delay involved before this is possible.
  • The Practice will explain the likely effects of any drugs prescribed and review your long term medical needs at agreed times.
  • If the Practice believe you need a second opinion, they will try to help you obtain this.
  • A doctor will visit you at home if you are too ill or infirm and unable to be brought to the surgery,
  • The practice has the right to remove patients from their list if they repeatedly and persistently ignore their responsibilities to the Practice and to other patients.
  • The Practice will ensure a doctor is on call at all times.
  • The practice will discuss any issues which may lead to change within the Patient Participation Group and will keep you informed of any relevant changes.

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