Avon Road Surgery
PRACTICE NAME Avon Road Surgery
TRAINERS NAME(S) Dr M Gouldie
NUMBER OF PATIENTS 4447
NUMBER OF PARTNERS 2
Carbon monoxide meter 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
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
District Nurse 1
Health Visitor 1
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
This is the only dedicated training practice in suburban Upminster with full complimentary PHCT.
Moved into a new building in December 2005 [LIFT Scheme].
Fully computerised. Friendly staff. Compassionate atmosphere. Dedicated call recall systems. Attached physio, CPN, counsellor and dietician. On site community staff.
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.