Sharon Taylor – Practice Manager
Hannah Holland – Assistant Manager
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
The Administrators deal with the registration of new patients, letters to patients and updating patients records. They also print reports and support the practice manager with audits and submissions to NHS England.
Vicky – Reception Lead (Patient Services)
Debbie – Reception Lead (Team Lead)
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Debbie White – Lead Medical Secretary
Louise – IT and Data Management Lead
Medical secretaries work very closely with the GPs, supporting the GPs in regard to referrals and contacts with secondary care. Medical secretary duties include:
- handling enquiries from patients
- managing GP referrals
- updating patient records
- scanning of medical correspondents into patient records and notifying the GP
- making sure that test results are filed with the right patient notes
- dealing with insurance companies and solicitors
- managing correspondents from out of hours services and the 111 service
- typing patient letters and clinical reports
- managing a filing system
- maintaining supplies and stocks of office equipment
Sally – Lead Dispenser
Nat – Dispenser
Lorraine – Dispenser
The dispensary is open daily from 08:30- 18:00