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CQC

CARE QUALITY COMMISSION

 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (The Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 Part 4), the registering body (Longfield Medical Centre) is required to provide to the Care Quality Commission a Statement of Purpose.

This Statement of Purpose details the Practice aims and objectives in providing a General Medical Service to our patient population. It will give you information with regard to the kinds of services we aim to provide and the health and care needs the Practice sets out to meet.

  

PART 1 – SERVICE PROVIDER

Name of service provider:    Longfield Medical Centre

 Partnership Members:          Dr Linda Brown, Dr Jane Marie Deasy, Dr Vijay Patel, Dr Sally Dowler, Dr Samuel Archibong, Dr Atul Lotlikar, Dr Emma Stephens

 Address of service provider: Longfield Medical Centre

                                                    Princes Road

                                                    Maldon

                                                    Essex

                                                    CM9 5DF

 

                                                   Branch:

                                                   The Surgery

                                                   Bentalls Complex

                                                   Heybridge

                                                  Maldon

                                                  CM9 4TU

Legal Status:                           Partnership

Telephone Contact details:   01621 876433

Service Provider ID:                1-199726415  

 Location ID:                            1-541720941

 Registered Manager:              Dr Vijay Patel

 Certificate number:               

  

PART 2 – AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE SERVICE PROVIDER

 

  • We aim to ensure high quality, safe and effective services and environment. 
  • To ensure the management of patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected, for the duration of that condition, including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate, reflecting patient choice wherever practicable. 
  • To provide monitored, audited and continually
  • To provide management of patients who are terminally ill 
  • To provide management of chronic disease in the manner determined by the practice, in line with the patient and in line with evidence based practice 
  • To provide healthcare which is available to a whole population and create a partnership between patient and health profession which ensures mutual respect, holistic care and continuous learning and training 
  • To provide a high quality general medical service which is monitored and audited to ensure it meets the needs of our practice population 
  • To improve clinical governance and evidence based practice 
  • To improve clinical and non-clinical risk management 
  • To improve environment 
  • To optimise performance against key targets and core standards 
  • To meet key targets 
  • To safeguard both children and vulnerable adults, by ensuring that all staff receive appropriate training 
  • To improve services offered to patients 
  • To improve communication between the surgery and the patients 
  • To recruit, retain and develop a highly motivated and appropriately skilled workforce 
  • To enhance performance of the workforce 
  • To manage and maintain the workforce effectively 
  • To ensure equality and diversity in the workplace through training 
  • To continue the development of the Practice 
  • To ensure effective management and governance systems 

 

PART 3 – LOCATION, SERVICE USERS & REGULATED ACTIVITIES

 All regulated activities are undertaken at Longfield Medical Centre, Princes Road, Maldon Essex, CM9 5DF and the Branch Site, The Surgery, Bentalls Complex, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4TU. The Main Practice is located in a semi-rural position.   The Practice has wheelchair access, hearing loop and limited parking at the front of the building.

 

Service Users

 Our service users are our registered population which spans any age, ethnicity or gender.

 Our regulated activities are:

  • Diagnostic and Screening Procedures

Cervical Screening, blood pressure monitoring, ECG, Spirometry, cardiovascular risk assessment, referral for other screening as appropriate

  • Family Planning Services

Conception, contraception, IUCD & Contraceptive Implants

  • Maternity and Midwifery Services

Ante-natal referral and screening in conjunction with community midwifery service

  • Surgical Procedures

Minor operations including incisions, excisions and aspirations appropriate to a primary care setting

  • Treatment of Disease, Disorder or Injury

Consultation and appropriate referral to manage everyday illnesses, disorders or injury, preventative medicine to enhance quality of life, chronic disease management for patients with a diagnosed long term condition

 PART 4 – REGISTERED MANAGER

The Registered Manager for this organisation is –

 Dr Vijay Patel

Contact Details:          Telephone 012621 876433


                                   

Care Quality Commission CQC Inspection report June 2017



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