Dunsville Medical Centre
126-128 High Street Dunsville Doncaster South Yorkshire DN7 4BY
Tel: 01302 890108
Fax: 01302 881425
Out of Hours: 01302 890108
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Introduction

Introduction

The partnership of Dr Chhitij Mohan & Dr David Gibson offer all consultations by appointment.

Dr Mohan’s interests include paediatric medicine and dementia.
Dr Gibson’s interests include diabetes, cardiology and minor surgery.

 

Services

Services Offered At The Surgery


Baby Immunisations held weekly on a Tuesday
Counselling held weekly on a Tuesday
Minor Surgery held weekly on a Wednesday

 

Wart Clinic held fortnightly on a Wednesday and Thursday
Full Contraceptive Services – includes IUD fitting and Implanon insertion
Asthma Clinic
Vascular/Diabetic Clinic

Healthy Lifestyle Reviews are available for all patients between 16 years and 75 years of age. Health checks are available for all over 75 years of age not seen in the last 12 months. New patients are offered a consultation at registration to be undertaken within 6 months of registration

Please note if you wish to discuss any of the following conditions an appointment can be made with the Practice Nurse:

PRACTICE NURSE

Asthma
Well Person
High blood pressure
Diabetes
Ear Care
Incontinence
Contraception
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Cervical Cytology (Smears)
Vaccinations
Travel Health

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Phlebotomy,
Blood pressure checks,
New patient checks,
ECG,
Weight management,
H Pylori test,
Spirometry,
Glucose Tolerance test,
Alcohol.

HEALTH VISITOR 01302 384250

Ante natal and post natal support
Sleep problems
Development assessments
Baby massage & colic clinic
Liaison with nursery schools
Health education and promotion
Satellite clinics/drop in clinics in playgroup 
Behaviour management
Toileting management
Post MI visits and support

 

 

 

Appointments

Appointments

Appointments can be booked at Reception or by telephone during the opening hours.  We also offer an on-line service.  If you wish to use this service, please ask at reception to register.  Further details of this service are available in the Do It On Line section of this web site.
 

When you contact the surgery to book an appointment you will be offered the first available appointment which can be booked up to 2-weeks ahead.  The receptionist will ask you for a very brief description of your problem to book you with the appropriate health care professional. 

Telephone consultations operate between 8.30 am and 11.00 am each day for urgent problems.

If you consider that your problem is urgent and you would like to see or speak to a healthcare professional, please try to call us as early as possible in the morning. You will be offered a telephone consultation with a healthcare professional the same day.  If you call after 11.00 am with an urgent problem, you may be signposted to alternative medical services; otherwise we will aim to deal with your problem within 24 hours.

Practice nurse/Healthcare Assistant appointments can be pre-booked up to 4-weeks in advance.  The receptionist will ask you for a reason for the appointment with the nurse in order to be able to allow the appropriate length of time for the procedure.

The practice has a 2-line telephone system to access reception.  Two reception staff continually man these 2 lines between 8 am and 6 pm.   When the telephones are switched over from the night service at 8 am the lines are extremely busy, therefore please be patient when trying to get through.  If you do not want to book an appointment and your call can wait until later in the day, it would be advisable to call after 11 am.

If you have a routine query or would like to request medication etc., without needing to see a healthcare professional, you can ask the receptionist to relay your message to the on-call team. These messages are picked up daily; you may be asked by the receptionist to ring back or the practice may contact you once your query has been reviewed.

Home Visits

Home Visits

Home visit requests, whenever possible, should be made before 10.00 am. Please call only if the patient is too ill or disabled to attend the surgery.

Translators/Interpreters

Translators/Interpreters

All our health care professionals speak English. Dr Mohan is fluent in Hindu, Urdu and Punjabi languages. A translator/interpreter can be provided on request. Prior notice must be given to the receptionist at the time of booking the appointment to ensure the availability of a translator/interpreter.

Disabled Access

Disabled Access

The premises have suitable access for disabled persons using manually operated wheelchairs

Disabled patients may use the staff car park at the front of the premises when attending for appointments.  Disabled parking areas are available in the rear car park next to the back door, which has access via a ramp.  Please inform reception if you wish to use this entrance.

Patients can access the upper consulting rooms, via the stair lift, please inform reception on arrival if you wish to use the stair lift and they will assist you.

 

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

We provide a comprehensive service for childhood, adult, holiday and flu vaccinations.  We can also provide vaccinations required for your employment.  If you are planning to go abroad for your holiday or business and you may require vaccinations, please complete the form below or collect a holiday requirement form from Reception.  We will then contact you to book an appointment for your vaccination/s if required and/or offer travel advice.

 

 

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Travel Vaccination Form

Travel Vaccination Form

Please complete the form below to get more information about what travel immunisations you require.

Most vaccines are given at least 2 weeks before travel, and some more complicated regimes take longer. Please try to give us prior notice (preferably 6 weeks).

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GP Trainees/Medical Students

GP Trainess/Medical Students

We are a training practice which undertakes training for GP Registrars and Foundation Year 2 doctors.

A GP Registrar is a fully qualified doctor undertaking additional training and will be at the practice for periods of 6 to 12 months. A Foundation Year 2 doctor (F2) is a doctor in training taking on further responsibility for patient care under clinical supervision. Their placements will be for periods of 4 months.  You may be offered an appointment with trainees when requesting a GP appointment.

Training for Medical Students is also undertaken during the course of their 3rd & 4th Year of training.  They will be at the practice for a period of 7 weeks, approximately 4 or 5 times per year.  They have access to view your medical records as part of their tuition and for audit purposes.  They are bound by the same principles of confidentiality as all healthcare professionals.

The practice will commence training of Associate Physicians from February 2016.

Other Primary Medical Services

Other Primary Medical Services

Out of hours cover is provided for URGENT problems by the Out of Hours Service. Dial the practice number 01302 890108 and your call will be transferred to the Out of Hours Service.  Alternatively, call direct on 0300 123 9990

Doncaster Same Day Health Centre, Cavendish Court, South Parade, Doncaster DN1 2DJ
The Doncaster Same Day Health Centre is open 8 am to 8 pm every day of the year, but you must ring for an appointment on 0300 123 3102

111 when it's less urgent than 999.  The NHS 111 service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. It is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time

The NHS choises web site provides information relating to all NHS services and includes a sympton check please visit www.nhs.uk

Change of Circumstances

Change of Circumstances

To keep our records up to date, please inform the reception of any change in circumstances, such as address, telephone number etc.

The Practice is obligated under a Government directive to keep up to date records of all children aged 0 – 5 years and 5 – 18 years of age in full time education. Please ask at reception for a ‘notification of change of circumstances of children’ form. This form will help us record a primary carer, health visitor 0 –5 years, school nurse 5 – 18 years, and school.

Patient Confidentiality

Respecting Patient Confidentiality

Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about patients confidential.

Information may be requested by other Health Care Professionals (i.e. hospital/community staff); this information is provided to help them give you appropriate care and treatment.

Information that is requested by other parties (i.e. Solicitors/Insurance companies);  is only released on receipt of a patient signed consent form.

Please respect the privacy of other patients when waiting to be seen at the reception desk.  If you need to speak to the receptionist in private please inform her.

Please do not ask the receptionists for confidential information about friends or members of your family.  This may include test results, whether they have an appointment, whether they are on the premises etc.  If you are expecting someone to collect you from the premises or are meeting them at the surgery, please inform the receptionist.

Thank you for your understanding.

 

Carers

Identifying Carers

If you care for someone with severe illness/disability or someone cares for you, please ask at reception for an ‘Identifying Carers’ Proforma, or complete the form below.

 

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CARERS IDENTIFICATION FORM

CARERS IDENTIFICATION FORM

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Making it Work

Making it Work

Accept that you have some responsibility for the health of yourself and that of your family.

Inform us if you change your name, address or telephone number to enable us to keep our records correct.

Inform us as soon as possible if you cannot keep an appointment.

Try to attend the surgery whenever possible.

Please treat our staff with courtesy.

We cannot deal with a problem if we are not aware of it.

GP appointments are booked at 10 minute intervals, please be patient if you are kept waiting after your appointment time, it may be you who requires longer than 10 minutes in the future.

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DNA Policy

Practice DNA Policy

Appointments which are made and not kept or cancelled incur cost to doctors, nurses and administration staff in terms of time and also deny other patients of the opportunity to be seen.  Due to the number of patients failing to attend for their pre-booked appointments, the practice will enforce the following policy.

If you fail to attend an appointment without informing us we will write to you, then if you fail to attend for a further appointment we shall write to you for a second time advising that if you fail to attend any future pre-booked appointment you may be removed from the practice list.

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Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance

Our Practice staffs are here to help you. Our aim is to be as polite and helpful as possible to all patients. If you consider that you have been treated unfairly or inappropriately, please ask the reception staff to contact the manager, who will be happy to address your concerns.

However, abuse of any kind, physical or verbal, will not be tolerated under any circumstances and patients who are abusive may be removed from the patient list.

Please do not use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc, to add derogatory comments regarding the Practice as this may be seen as a breach of our Zero Tolerance Policy and could lead to you being removed from our practice list.  If you have any comments or complaints, please put them in writing to the practice Manager.

Complaints, Suggestions & Compliments

Complaints, Suggestions & Compliments

Your comments and reviews are important to us and we will be happy to receive your feedback regarding the provision of personal medical services.  We would also welcome any comments on things you appreciate about us.  You can leave your comments on the NHS CHOICES website at www.nhs.uk or in the suggestion box in the patient waiting room.  We also invite you to tell us about your care, good or bad, to help improve our service to you and others.  Please visit www.iwantgreatcare.org or ask at reception for a copy of the survey.

We have an in-house complaints procedure should you feel the need to complain about any of our services.  Complaints in the first instance should be addressed to the Practice Manager who will ensure appropriate steps are taken to deal with the matter as quickly as possible.

This is completely confidential so please feel free to speak your mind.

Please do not use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc, to add derogatory comments regarding the Practice as this may be seen as a breach of our Zero Tolerance Policy and could lead to you being removed from our practice list.  If you have any comments or complaints, please put them in writing to the practice Manager.

If you do have cause for complaint and you feel it has not been dealt with in a satisfactory manner you can contact:

 

Central Contact Centre
Freepost
NHS England
PO Box 16738h
REDDITCH
B97 9PT
Tel: 0300 311 2233



 

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act

The practice has adopted and maintains a publication scheme, which is approved by the Information Commissioner. The information available to the public is listed under seven classes.