Welcome to Holsworthy Medical Centre
Holsworthy Medical Centre serves Holsworthy as well as its surrounding villages. Our team includes GPs, a nurse practitioner, practice nurses, health care assistants and phlebotomists as well as our practice management and administrative support teams.
We are responsible for advising patients on leading a healthy lifestyle as well as caring for the sick. We offer a full general practice service and run specialist clinics as indicated in this website. There is also an on-site dispensing service.
At Holsworthy Medical Centre we aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence. We feel it is important that you know who you are speaking to, so our office staff wear a name badge and identify themselves on the telephone.
PRACTICE NEWS MARCH 2014
JOB VACANCY: CLEANER
The practice requires a cleaner to work 15 hours per week (three hours per day between 4pm and 9pm to suit) as part of a team undertaking general cleaning duties.
The ideal candidate will have previous cleaning experience. In return, we can offer competitive salary and benefits package and a friendly, supportive work environment.
For further an application form please contact Becky Andrew at Holsworthy medical Centre 01409 253692.
CLOSING DATE: 14th March 2014
ADVANCE NOTICE: SURGERY CLOSURES
The surgery will be closed for the afternoon from 12.30pm on Thursday 3rd April.
At Easter we will only be closed for two days:
Good Friday , April 18th and
Easter Monday, April 21st.
Please make sure you have all your medications ordered in plenty of time.
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If you are running late ...
If you are 10 minutes late or more for an appointment you will be asked to rebook unless it is a medical emergency. You will then be offered the next available appointment. All appointments should be booked in advance by phone, in person or using the on-line booking system. We do not operate a walk-in service other than for medical emergencies.
The Retinal Screening Service will be holding appointments at the practice from February 17th. If you need to change an appointment or cancel then please contact the service on 01392 403832.
DOCTOR'S SURGERY DAYS
The doctors have changed some of the days they hold surgeries. The surgery days for each doctor are:
Dr Wardle: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Dr Green-Armytage: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (morning only), Friday
Dr Shaw: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Dr Lee: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Dr Stone: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (morning only), Friday
Dr Brown: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (morning only)
Dr Jones- Pahdi: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Because Dr. Shaw has reduced the number of days he is working now some patients have been assigned to another doctor at the practice. Please ask at reception if you wish to know which doctor you should see.
MINOR ILLNESS CLINIC
The practice has extended its minor illness clinic to cover every week day, Monday to Friday, from 8.30am to 12.30pm and 2 to 5 pm (5.30 on Mondays and Thursdays). Sister Sarah Westley-Thomas will be joining Sister Teresa North-Lewis as an additional nurse Practitioner. Both nurses are able to prescribe medication for minor ailments. If you are unsure whether you should be seen at this clinic then please ask at reception.
Many thanks to all patients who completed the Patient Questionnaire in November. This survey of 300 patients will help us to identify areas within the practice that may need improvement. A summary of the results is now available by using the link below:
Survey Report November 2013
To access the online services simply contact reception at the practice to obtain a username and password.
(Site updated 04/03/2014)