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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 1 February 2011
Date of Publication: 16 February 2011
Inspection Report published 16 February 2011 PDF | 112.84 KB

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There should be enough members of staff to keep people safe and meet their health and welfare needs (outcome 13)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Are safe and their health and welfare needs are met by sufficient numbers of appropriate staff.

How this check was done

We reviewed all the information we hold about this provider, carried out a visit on 01/02/2011, checked the provider's records and talked to staff.

Our judgement

Dr Dorrington Ward ensures that people who use the service are safe and their health and welfare needs are met by sufficient numbers of appropriate staff.

User experience

In the case of this location it was not practicable to undertake a visit when patients were on site. Dr Dorrington Ward is a single-handed doctor and sees very few private patients. He does not treat patients but undertakes diagnosis and referral as required.

Other evidence

There are sufficient staff for this service. One other doctor works for one session a week - giving patients the option of a female doctor. She covers Dr Dorrington Ward's absences. There is no out of hours cover, the patients have their own NHS GPs or private family doctors for this service.