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Practice Charter

Your Doctor’s Responsibilities

  • To treat you with respect and courtesy at all times.
  • To treat you as an individual, and to discuss with you the care and treatment we can provide.
  • To give you full information on the services we offer.
  • To give you the most appropriate care by suitably qualified staff.
  • To provide you with emergency care when you need it.
  • To refer you to a consultant acceptable to you when necessary.
  • To give you access to your health records, subject to any limitations in the law.

Your Responsibilities as a Patient

  • To treat all staff with respect and courtesy at all times.
  • To tell us if you are unsure about the treatment we are offering you.
  • To ask for a home visit only when the patient is unable to attend the medical centre through illness or infirmity.
  • To request such a visit, if at all possible, before 10:30 am.
  • To ask for an out of hours visit only when necessary.
  • To keep your appointments and contact the surgery in advance if you cannot.
  • To be punctual for appointments, and to make a separate appointment for each member of the family wishing to see the doctor.
  • Not to expect a prescription from every consultation with a doctor. There may be other options for treatment.
  • To take medicines according to the instructions and to only ask for a repeat prescription if you need one.
  • To let us know when you change your address or telephone number.


 
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