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Latest Care Quality Commision Report
Dolphins Practice was assessed by the CQC (The independent regulator of health and social care in England in October 2016, who gave us an overall rating of 'Good'. Please click on the link below for a more detailed report:
New Doctors and Nurses
Dolphins Practice are pleased to announce the arrival of two new salaried GPs - Dr Samantha Page and Dr Martin Fawcett. They are joined by two new nurses - Sarah Broom and Katy Parker.
New - Online Consultations
We are pleased to announce that we are now offering online consultations. Complete a simple form about your problem or request, your GPs decide on the best treatment for you, then we call you (and in some instances email you) with advice or an appointment. Try it now at : https://dolphinspractice.webgp.com
Collaborative Working with Cuckfield Medical Practice & The Vale Surgery
As a trial, we shall be alternating the site of our Saturday Clinics with Cuckfield Medical Practice & The Vale Surgery. There will be a Receptionist supporting 2 GPs, one from each Practice. Those GPs will be running a Clinic, seeing patients from their own Surgeries under one roof. Read More about our collaborative working
Electronic Prescription Service
The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is a new NHS service that allows your GP to send your prescription to a nominated pharmacy. This service is only suitable for patients - a) If you are on regular medication. b) Have a stable condition. c) Collect your medication from the same place. Please read this document carefully before deciding if this service is suitable for you.
Named Accountable GP
All Dolphins Practice patients have a named accountable GP.
Friends and Family Survey.
Your views are important to us - please take our Friends and Family Survey By following this link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/57FHQC8. Thank you.
Mobile Numbers and Email Addresses
Please can you let us have your mobile phone number' and advise us of your email address so that we can use these to contact you. Simply download and return our Consent to leave Telephone Messages and emails form.
Patient Participation Group Newsletter
The latest edition of Healthwise, our PPG's newsletter is avilable as a PDF file to view and download
Care Quality Commission (CQC) Report
The job of the CQC is is to check whether hospitals, GP Practices, care homes and care services are meeting essential standards. View our CQC Report carried out in March 2014.
Patient Survey Report 2014 -2015
The results of our 2014 - 2015 Patient Survey are now available to view and download. The survey results have been vey helpful in formulating an action plan to improve our provision of healthcare services to our patients.
Changes to the Way We Make Travel Appointments
Patients who are travelling need to complete a questionnaire before an appointment is booked by our receptionists. Once we have received your completed questionnaire you will be contacted by us. Please allow at least 8 weeks before travelling. Read more about our travel health services
Stop Smoking Clinics
Please ring 01444 414767 to book an appointment with Carol. She will give you the support and encouragement you need to give up for good. Take the first step now to stopping smoking. Read more about smoking cessation
Sign up for Online Patient Services
Online access to appointment booking and repeat prescription is available. Registration is simple - Download our internet access application form, then for security we will need you to bring this into the Practice with some proof of ID, before we give you a username and first password. Acceptable ID is a photo driving licence or a passport.
Patient.co.uk, Rightcarerightnow and NHS Choices
Please take a look at the following websites www.patient.co.uk and www.rightcarerightnow-nhs.net which offer extensive help and advice for managing a wide variety of health complaints and illnesses and www.nhs.uk (NHS Choices), which also has many pages of health advice and allows you to search for local healthcare providers.
All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working in Dolphins Medical Centre in the last financial year was £63,839 before tax and national insurance. This is for 4 full time GPs, 4 part time GPs and no locum GPs, who worked in the practice for more than six months.