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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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Staff should be properly trained and supervised, and have the chance to develop and improve their skills (outcome 14)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Are safe and their health and welfare needs are met by competent 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 competent 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

Dr Dorrington Ward has an annual appraisal - due in February 2011. This covers his professional development, an assessment of his medical records, any complaints or incidents. He makes an annual declaration of his probity to the Independent Doctors Forum. His personal assistant has an annual appraisal. The other doctor has an annual appraisal through her contract with the NHS. These three members of staff have worked together for many years.

Dr Dorrington Ward is up to date with his professional development.