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Some of our local Primary Care services are changing—and our local PCN 'Nightingales' wants to hear your thoughts. The Enhanced Access survey is being run by PCNs across Worcestershire, and is a fantastic opportunity for you to make your voice heard—helping us to plan for future Primary Care services in our area.

To learn more about Enhanced Access, and to get involved, visit www.swhealthcare.org.uk/ea before Monday 11th July. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.

 

 

Named Accountable GP

From 1st April 2015, all practices are required to allocate a named accountable GP to all patients.

All current and new patients registered with this Practice will be allocated a named GP.

Your named GP is your registered GP. For convenience if you have a medical card your Accountable GP will be the named doctor you are registered with. Patients registering over the last 2-3 years will not have received a medical card as these are no longer routinely sent when registering with a new GP.

However, the practice does keep a record of your registered (accountable) GP. If you wish to be told the name of your Accountable GP, please ask the receptionists when you are next in the surgery.

Please note: there is no need to telephone the practice for this information.

Where a patient expresses a preference as to which GP they have been assigned, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.

Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice. Your named GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent, you may need to discuss them with an alternative doctor.

 



 
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