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    All dental services – primary care, secondary care, salaried and out-of-hours – are to be commissioned by NHS England [previously known as the NHS Commissioning Board].   There will be 27 area teams across the country and Devon Dental will come under the one for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.   The intention is that NHS England will commission the majority of primary care through nationally negotiated contracts and that area teams will have... read more »
    The efforts of a member of staff at Devon Doctors’ Clock Tower surgery have had a dramatic effect on the life of a vulnerable 56-year-old man.   Practice manager Rachael Hallam went beyond the call of duty when her role brought her into contact with the man, some 12 months ago, and it soon became apparent he was not getting the support he needed and, moreover, was entitled to.   “He’d been a patient at the Clock Tower, on and off, for a number of... read more »
    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 »
    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 »
          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 »


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