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Join our Patient Group

How likely are you to recommend Woodlands Park Health Centre to Friends and Family?You can let us know by completing the Friends and Family survey option on the right hand side of the website, or by completing a feedback form in Reception

Clinical Team

We are delighted to welcome Dr Helen Whiteman to the practice as a GP partner, who will be working with us 3 days per week. Dr Tabitha Grainger will be joining the practice for 4 months from Aug 2018 on placement from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital Trust.

Medical advice at your fingertips for parents

Parents and carers can now find NHS advice at their fingertips to help them look after your children’s health. For further information see link on website

Named GP for All Patients


In accordance with the current government and our NHS contract all patients on our list have been allocated a named accountable GP who will be responsible for your overall care. This will either be Dr Kaura, McCubbin, Whiteman, Hilton or Sayles.


If you wish to know which GP has been allocated to you, please ask reception at your next visit.  


You can still book appointments with any GP


What this will mean for you as a patient:


You are unlikely to see any notable change in the way your care is delivered to you and you can continue to see any GP in the practice as you currently do.


You do not need to take any further action, but if you have any questions, or wish to discuss this further with us, please contact us on 0191 236 2366.


The responsibilities of your named GP will be to:Take the lead responsibility for ensuring that all appropriate services required by you from the GP practice are provided. Where required, use their professional judgement, to work with relevant health and social care professionals to deliver a care package that meets your needs. Ensure your physical and psychological needs are recognised and responded to by the relevant clinicians in the practice.


The role of the named GP will not:


Take on vicarious responsibility for the work of other doctors or health professionals.


Take on 24-hour responsibility for the patient, or have to change their working hours.


Imply personal availability for GPs throughout the working week.


Be the only GP or clinician who will provide care to that patient.






 
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