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Facts and Figures for November:

  • This month we dealt with 5382 calls, lower than last months
  • The average waiting time was 2 minutes and 4 seconds
  • This month our secretaries have dealt with 358 referrals
  • We are now able to collate all prescriptions figures for the practice, this month we dealt with 26,000 prescriptions
  • There were 187 Did not Attend (DNA) appointments

As we are heading towards Christmas and colder weather it is really important for you to cancel your appointment with us so another patient can use it.

Please contact the practice to cancel your appointment in plenty of time so that it does not go to waste.

Please remember that if we have your up to date mobile phone number you can email your cancellation to us.

GP Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working in Castle Medical Group in the last financial year was £82,022 before tax and national insurance. This is for 7 full time GPs and 1 part time GP who worked in the practice for more than six months.

Nurse Practitioners

Sheila Lambden

RN1, SPGP

Sarah Humphreys

RN1, SPGP

Tanya Collins

Our nurse practitioners are qualified to manage most minor illnesses and women’s health 

Role of our Nurse Practitioners

Nurses

Jo Lovett

Treatment Manager

Alan Dimelow
Lisa Hunt

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Helen Davis
Christine Robinson
Jayne Robinson

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one. 

 
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