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Named Accountable GP

All patients at this practice have been allocated a named GP (this is your registered GP) who is responsible for your overall care. Should you wish to know who this is please ask the receptionist. If you have a preference as to who this is we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

NHS 111 - when it's less urgent than 999

When you call 111, a trained adviser will ask you questions to find out what's wrong, give you medical advice and direct you to someone who can help you, like an out-of-hours doctor or a community nurse. If they think your condition is more serious they will direct you to a hospital or send an ambulance.

Examples of when to call 111 include:

  • If you don't know who to call for medical help
  • If you don't have a GP to call
  • If you need medical advice or reassurance about what to do next

999 should still be used for an emergency, for example, when someone is seriously injured or there is a risk to life.

Latest CQC* Report on Stour Surgery: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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