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CQC Mission Statement

 

Care Quality Commission

PATIENT INFORMATION

This Practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

As from April 2013 it is compulsory for all Practice’s and Health
Centre’s in England to be registered with CQC.

The Practice was last inspected by the CQC on Tuesday 04 August 2015.  We expect our next inspection to be in late 2017 or early 2018.

If you would like to find out further information regarding this inspection please ask to speak to Dr Alan Howlett - Principal GP and  Practice Manager or Mrs Stephanie Stacey - Practice Administrator

    

CQC Statement of Purpose

Health & Social Care Act 2008

 

 

Dr Alan Howlett

Blake House Surgery

Bowhay Close

Black Torrington

Beaworthy

Devon

EX21 5QE

 

Tel 01409 231628 or 01409 335830

www.blakehousesurgery.co.uk

 

Aims and Objectives

·          To provide the highest standard of medical services to our patients’

·          To ensure our patients’ are seen by the most appropriate professional as quickly as possible

·          To guide our staff in accordance with diversity and equality

·          To  understand and work in partnership with patients, their families and carers  and encourage them to participate fully in the decision making about their treatment

·          To focus on prevention of disease by promoting health and wellbeing by offering care and advice to our patients

·          To encourage patients to consider lifestyle changes that would improve their general health and well-being

·          To work closely when appropriate with other  professionals/NHS Health Care provider  in in the care of patients to ensure that the most appropriate and cost efficient pathways are devised resulting in patients having easier access to services closer to home

·          To ensure effective and robust Information Governance systems

·          To treat patients with the same respect and dignity we would want for ourselves.

·          To encourage patients to join the Patient Forum, and take part in survey

·          To provide patients with a safe, clean and friendly environment

·          To continuously improve the lines of communication to patients using the latest technologies as appropriate

·          To maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the premises to protect patients and staff against infection

·          To have equipment regularly inspected to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose and to take action to remedy any issues which arise

·          To ensure all members of the practice team have the right skills and training  to carry out their duties and maintain a programme of continuous professional development

·          To protect all staff  by having  zero tolerance covering all forms of abuse

·          To provide suitable clinics and care to manage long term  conditions

·          To gain consent where appropriate  for any treatment or investigation

 

Blake House Surgery is a small friendly single handed dispensing rural practice with a large elderly population. We are a PMS Practice offering Primary Care for the diagnosis and prevention of disease. We would describe ourselves as a typical English rural practice

 

The Surgery is open for  registration to permanent patients and temporary residents.

  Surgery Profile

 

Age RangeMaleFemaleTotal
0 -15186157343
16 - 30159148307
31 - 50223243466
51 - 70375396771
71 - 100261262523
101 +000
Totals120412062410

 

Dr Howlett is the registered Manager and Practice Manager with Stephanie Stacey - Practice Administrator being nominated for the day to day running.

 

The registered location is

Blake House Surgery

Bowhay Close

Black Torrington

Beaworthy

Devon

EX21 5QE

 

Blake House Surgery has registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for the following activities

·          Diagnosis and Screening Procedures

·          Maternity and Midwifery Services

·          Surgical Procedures

·          Treatment of Disease, Disorder or Injury



 
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