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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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The service should have quality checking systems to manage risks and assure the health, welfare and safety of people who receive care (outcome 16)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Benefit from safe quality care, treatment and support, due to effective decision making and the management of risks to their health, welfare and safety.

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 benefit from safe quality care, treatment and support, due to effective decision making and the management of risks to their health, welfare and safety.

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 takes account of comments from his patients. He has too few to perform audit of their care and undertakes no treatment. He sees patients to assist with diagnosis and then refer to other colleagues. He has medical colleagues to discuss medical issues with, has annual appraisal of his practice and is a member of the Independent Doctors Forum. He has a monthly meeting with the other doctor at the practice. He continues to attend lectures and professional development. He follows NICE guidelines.