Avon Road Surgery

PRACTICE NAME Avon Road Surgery

TRAINERS NAME(S) Dr M Gouldie

ADDRESS Cranham Health Centre, Avon Road, Cranham, Essex RM14 1RG

EMAIL michelle.gouldie@ntlworld.com

TELEPHONE 01708 576120

NUMBER OF PATIENTS 4447

NUMBER OF PARTNERS 2

EQUIPMENT

ECG Yes

Spirometer Yes

Audiometer No

Carbon monoxide meter No

Autoclave No

Cautery machines Yes

Other equipment Cryotherapy

SERVICE TO PATIENTS

Are coils fitted within the Practice Yes

Is child health serveillance carried out

within the Practice Yes

If so, is it undertaken by a registered trainer

in CHS Yes

Is minor surgery undertaken within the Practice Yes

Is a community family planning clinic run No

Are any outreach clinics run? No

STAFF

Nurses 2 part time + 1 part time HCA

Practice Manager 1 part time

Receptionists 5 part time

Administrative Staff 5 part time

Cleaner / Caretakers 3

ATTACHED STAFF

District Nurse 1

Social Worker

CPN

Health Visitor 1

Counsellor 1

PREMISES

Design of surgery Purpose built

Leasing arrangement Leased

Number of medical consulting rooms 3

Does the registrar have his/her own room Yes

Level of information technology in use Fully computerised

Paperless surgery Yes

FURTHER INFORMATION

This is the only dedicated training practice in suburban Upminster with full complimentary PHCT.

Moved into a new building in December 2005 [LIFT Scheme].


Organisation:

Fully computerised. Friendly staff. Compassionate atmosphere. Dedicated call recall systems. Attached physio, CPN, counsellor and dietician. On site community staff.


Committed training:

Dedicated tutorials on Fridays. Help and guidance with audit. Encouragement to do MRCGP. Good practice library. Business and financial aspects of practice. Clinical attachment for minor specialities. Study leave as per Deanery recommendation.


On call Tuesday 1-4 pm, OOH and Queens Hospital once a month, half day - Thursday afternoon.

VTS on Wednesday afternoon.