The Health Care team and attached staff:
Male and female GP's
Health Care Assistant
CBT Workers IAPT Practice Manager
Reception / Admin Staff
The General Practitioner is concerned with diagnosing, treatment and prevention of diseases.
They are also concerned with maintenance and improvement of people's health as they cater for all age groups.
Support Manager (Michelle Town)
She is available to assist patients on non-clinical matters and ensures a smooth running of the practice. Together with her colleagues they work as part of a team to serve your needs in the best way ;they can.
The Practice Nurses can give advice on many health issues and travel immunisations.
They also looks after patients with chronic diseases such as Coronary Heart disease, diabetes and asthma. They will refer you to the doctor if your condition warrants it
They answer the telephone, issue prescriptions, make appointments and keep a check on the smooth running of reception.
Health Care Assistant (Beth Turner)
The Health Care Assistant can offer blood and urine tests as well as BMI’s and BP readings.
She can also offer advice and help for people who want to stop smoking
We now have a Practice Pharmacist who works 1 day a week with us. She can deal with medication reviews, chronic condition management and much more.
We also loan rooms to the Health Visiting team , Midwives, District Nurses and Counsellors - who although support our patients need to be contacted on the numbers provided for these services themselves.
All GP Practices are required to declare the mean (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working at Richmond Road Surgery in the last financial year was £38,311 before tax and national insurance. This is for 1 full time GP and 2 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.