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Coronavirus Update

Please note we are no longer offering face to face appointments. All appointments will be telephone triage only.

Stay at home for 14 days if you have either:
A high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
A new, continuous cough – this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly

A change or loss in smell/taste (Updated 19.5.2020)

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home. Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you’re staying at home. Read the advice about staying at home.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 14 days

Use the 111 coronavirus service. Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

NEW: Coronavirus app from the Government

A new Coronavirus Status Checker has been launched that will help the NHS coordinate its response and build up additional data on the COVID-19 outbreak. People with potential coronavirus symptoms are now being asked to complete the status checker and answer a short series of questions which will tell the NHS about their experience.

See https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-asks-people-to-share-their-coronavirus-symptoms-to-help-others?fbclid=IwAR0zep4sfP9eurK7NMBVp4EsxSpobNr15RVU-UeU5DewtPpAAJSjt90_krQ for more info

Practice vision, values, purpose and mission statement

Our Vision and Values

For our Patients

To maintain our longstanding traditions with a practice team and environment which is patient centred, welcoming, caring and accessible.

To treat patients fairly, equally, and with dignity & respect.

To provide highly effective, efficient and safe healthcare services for our patients.

To listen, communicate and collaborate with patients effectively.

For our Practice and locality

 To work with the CCG, Federation and Local Practices in improving the health of our

patients and the local population.

To deliver healthcare in modern and fully equipped premises, effectively and efficiently.

To utilise our computer system fully and consistently within our organisation and embrace

new technologies and opportunities.

To maximise our business earning potential.

 For our Practice Team

To maintain a supportive, fulfilling and rewarding working environment for all.

To encourage personal development through regular and effective appraisal and educational events.

To invest in our staff providing proactive development opportunities across the teams.

To listen to all team members and value comments, suggestions and contributions.

To project a positive professional image of ourselves both within and outside the Practice.

To work hard and have fun.

 


 Our Mission Statement

Gosforth Memorial medical Centre is an established 3 Partner Training Practice.

We provide high quality, patient centred general medical services and additional enhanced services to our population of patients.

Our list size is currently 8878 and continues to grow at a steady pace. We monitor our workload and provision of services to ensure that we provide a consistent level of service to all our patients.

Our goal is to be as effective and efficient as possible in terms of the healthcare we provide and the business we run.

We wish to remain focused on providing excellent primary care services for our patients, and we will encourage and reflect on the feedback we receive from them and work closely with our Patient Participation Group to ensure we have a collaborative relationship with our patients.

We want to maintain a rich educational environment that supports life long learning and encourage the personal development of all our team members to enhance their skills to create a highly skilled professional team.

We wish to build upon our already excellent practice team working relationships and levels of mutual support.

 

 

 



 
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