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NHS to pay tax bills to get doctors back to work
18 Nov 2019 18:11
The row over pensions has led to doctors refusing to do overtime because they were being landed with hefty tax bills.
NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'
18 Nov 2019 08:36
A Holyrood committee finds 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen within the six-week target.
General election 2019: PM puts corporation tax cuts on hold to help fund NHS
18 Nov 2019 17:00
Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.
General election 2019: Labour vows to end dental check-up charges
17 Nov 2019 14:07
Check-up charges in England of £22.70 will be scrapped under a Labour government, the party says.
Switch to vaping 'helps smokers' hearts'
16 Nov 2019 00:47
A month-long study on smokers suggests vaping could reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke.
Severe allergic reactions rise in children in England over past five years
15 Nov 2019 00:51
The parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016, call the increase "deeply alarming".
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Working Together With Our Patients
What We Will Do For You
We will provide a caring, professional service at all times
Ensure absolute confidentiality at all times
Provide you with emergency care when you need it
Refer you for a specialist opinion when you and your doctor agree that is needed
Provide trained staff through on-going education and training
Listen to your complaints and suggestions; promptly investigate any complaint you may have about our services via our complaints procedure
What You Can Do For Us
Treat us and our staff with respect and courtesy at all times.
Let us know about any appointment that you cannot keep. It may help someone else rather than be wasted
Ask for an urgent appointment only if it is really necessary
Please do not ask for home visits when you are able to travel to the surgery
Please do not contact the doctors after hours for routine matters which could easily wait until morning
Please take as much responsibility as possible for your own health. Follow advice from the doctor or nurse. Take medication as directed, keep follow-up appointments and attend for screening procedures. Use the re-order form provided when requesting a repeat prescription
Please let us know if you change your name, address or telephone number
Tell us about any complaints or misunderstandings as soon as possible to allows us to deal with them