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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER - FLU CLINIC

We are now taking bookings for our flu clinic which is being held on Saturday 23rd September.

We are also holding a shingles/flu clinic for those of you who are eligible for both vaccines on 23rd September.

Please contact reception on 01271 329004 to check whether you are eligible and to make an appointment.

NATIONAL PATIENT SURVEY - RESULTS

Thank you to our patients who completed the national patient survey for Brannam Medical Centre. We have now received the results and would like to share these with you. Please click here to view the results.

MJOG

We use a messaging system called MJOG which allows us to contact our patients by text and voice message. We have been using this to invite our patients in for their seasonal flu vaccinations, chronic disease recalls and also for appointment reminders.

We would like to make our patients aware that if you receive a voice message starting 'This is a message from Brannam Medical Centre' it is a genuine message from us and please listen to the message all the way through and you will be able to respond.

If you do not wish to receive messages in this way, please contact the reception team.

National Diabetes Audit (NDA): Helping to improve diabetes care

Brannam Medical Centre is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. Please click here for more information.

BLOOD PRESSURE APPOINTMENTS

Please remember to arrive at least 5 minutes before your appointment to give your heart rate a chance to steady. Please wear loose clothing and refrain from Caffeine and Nicotine for at least 30 minutes prior to your Blood Pressure appointment.

Job Vacancies

GPs Salaried / Partner

Brannam Medical Centre has an opportunity for 1-2 GPs to join our happy, harmonious and expanding practice to replace a retiring partner and provide additional capacity within the practice. We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues who are forward thinking, strong team players, who share our ethos and approach of putting patients first, to join our well established, hardworking and dedicated team. We can offer up to 10 sessions, salaried or partnership with flexibility for individual needs.

Barnstaple is an excellent place to live and work.  A popular holiday destination on the Taw Estuary, it is close to surfing beaches and the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Sailing, cycling, walking and a host of other leisure activities are readily available and a link to the M5 motorway gives easy access to the rest of the country.

    • 14 partner PMS practice in the centre of Barnstaple with a growing list size of over 17800 patients serving a mixed urban and rural population

    • Attractive, purpose-built premises, with recently completed extension of five clinical rooms and additional admin space

    • Maximum QOF score, excellent patient satisfaction survey, friends and family results

    • Personal list system supported by excellent nursing, allied health professional, pharmacist and administrative teams

    • Passionate about training-currently train registrars, medical students, physician associates, paramedics, nursing students and pre-registration pharmacists

    • Park Run friendly practice, being situated a few hundred meters from our local course

    • Close working relationships with our primary care network - the Barnstaple Alliance.

    • Shared social prescriber, clinical pharmacist, pharmacy technicians, first contact physiotherapist and care home co-ordinator

If you are interested and would like more details, please contact our Practice Manager, Dee Brown or our Executive Partner Dr Tim Chesworth at Brannam Medical Centre, Brannam Square, Kiln Lane, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8GP.  Tel 01271 314210 or email deebrown@nhs.net 

Our website can be viewed at:         www.brannammedicalcentre.com 

Barnstaple Alliance website:            www.barnstaplealliance.co.uk/index.php

Please apply with covering letter outlining your preferred working option and CV to Dee Brown.

Closing date: 31st May 2021



 
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