Statement of Purpose: We aim to provide a high quality, caring, safe and friendly atmosphere within which we will help members of the community achieve and attain optimum levels of health.
We aim to integrate with multiple partners from other clinical disciplines to create a most supportive environment for our patients accessing the best of local health and social care facilities.
We aim to provide a supportive, harmonious working and social relationship within the practice team and we recognise the opportunities and job satisfaction that its members have each gained and will gain from their continuing commitment and ongoing development through training and development opportunities
We aim to linking actively with other local GP practices, working alongside our patient participation group and our local voluntary sector.
We will aim to adapt to new opportunities for primary care and wherever possible to meet the health needs of our patients within our competence.
We recognise the larger GP practice as the future potential and sustainable cornerstone of healthcare provision in Devon and aim to position ourselves to actively lead and be part of the delivery of local health and wellbeing to those people who are registered with us.
Our intention is to offer patients the very best modern medical care in our purpose-built premises whilst maintaining a compassionate family doctor touch that should continue to be a strong foundation of modern General Practice.
Care Quality Commission [CQC]: The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England; you can find Ernesettle Medical Centre's entry on its website here.
Online services: If you are already using SystmOnline to book appointments and order medication and would like access to your coded medical record, we will ask you to make an appointment to come in with two forms of ID. You will then be able to obtain access to this new service from March 12, 2018.
Carers: Are you a carer? If so you may be entitled to a free health & wellbeing check. Please book by telephone or at the reception desk. Help may be available if the person you care for needs a sitter while you attend. There is a wealth of information on the NHS Choices website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
Caring for a parent: A video on caring for a parent at home.