Rights and Responsibilities

Patients have rights to:

  • Be registered with a GP
  • Be offered a health check
  • Receive emergency care at any time
  • Receive appropriate drugs and medicines
  • Be referred for a specialist opinion where appropriate
  • Choose whether or not to take part in medical research or student training
  • To have involvement in decisions around the treatment and care you receive
  • To have a choice of treatment options including any referral to Secondary Care
  • To be treated with dignity, respect and with due regard for age, sex, religious persuastion, sexual orientation, racial origin, clutural and linguistic background and any disability

 

Patients have responsibilities to:

  • Try, where possible to use our service within the resources available
  • Cancel a pre-booked appointment
  • Not be violent or display abusive behaviour
  • Maintain good relations with the Practice

 

There is a local phone line problem, so patients are currently unable to call us. If you have an urgent problem, that needs to be dealt with today, please present to reception. We will keep you updated. Apologies for any inconvenience.