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    Nov
    12
    Devon Doctors conducts annual surveys of its staff and the GPs it employs on a sessional basis. And the results of the most recent surveys have, in the main, been music to the ears of chief executive Chris Wright. “I’m delighted that by far the overwhelming majority of our staff and sessional GPs enjoy working for Devon Doctors and are firmly of the opinion that the standard of care we deliver is good if not excellent,” said Chris. “At the same time, we are always... read more »
    Nov
    05
    November sees the re-launch of NHS Choices – the “on-line front door to the NHS”.  NHS England says it will be a “new multi-channel information, feedback, transactions and participation customer service programme” which will be delivered through mobile apps, SMS, phone and on-line channels. From January, a series of services will be available to include a mobile friendly urgent care finder which will help people to find their nearest open pharmacy, walk-in... read more »
    Nov
    05
          To request a different format of any of our patient leaflets please email ddocs.governance@nhs.net or telephone 01392 822340.    Devon Doctors is very pleased to be able to use the new Accessible Communication Symbol, developed by the NHS in Cornwall.  We will be using this symbol on all our printed information (such as patient leaflets).  The symbol shows examples of formats and help available, including audio files, Braille, DVDs... read more »
    Oct
    25
    Devon Doctors has withdrawn from discussions with Serco apropos the subcontracting of face-to-face elements of the urgent out-of-hours GP service in Cornwall. We remain firmly of the belief that our model of social enterprise and GP practice ownership would have resulted in an improved service in the county. Unfortunately, contractual negotiations between Serco and the commissioning body, NHS Kernow, were not successful. We are disappointed that our offer of support will not be pursued.... read more »
    Oct
    24
    THE organisation responsible for the provision of urgent out-of-hours [OOH] GP care in Devon has been chosen to participate in a new initiative to improve the public’s experiences of primary healthcare.   Exeter-based Devon Doctors is one of six OOH providers from across the UK contributing to the study, which is being conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School and funded by the National Institute for Health Research [NIHR] Programme Grants for Applied Research [... read more »

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