Updated 21 May 2018
The Port View Surgery is situated in the town of Saltash in Cornwall. The practice provides a general medical service to 6,620 patients. The practices population is in the seventh decile for deprivation. The lower the decile the more deprived an area is compared to the national average. The practice population ethnic profile is predominantly White British. There is a practice age distribution of male and female patients’ broadly equivalent to national average figures. The average male life expectancy for the practice area is 80 years which is slightly higher than the national average of 79 years; female life expectancy is 82 years which slightly less than the national average of 83 years.
There is a team of five GP partners, two female and three male GPs. The team are supported by a practice manager, office manager, two practice nurses and three healthcare assistant/phlebotomists (a person trained to take blood) and additional administration staff
Patients using the practice also have access to community nurses, mental health teams and health visitors and other health care professionals who visit the practice on a regular basis.
The practice is open between 8.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday. Between 8am and 8.30am and 6pm and 6.30pm the telephones lines are open for emergencies only. Appointments are offered between 8.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm anytime within these hours. Extended hours are offered two evenings a week until 7pm and two early mornings from 7.30am. One GP offered Saturday morning appointments between 8.15am and 11.30am on seven various dates throughout the year
Outside of these times patients are directed to contact the out of hour’s service by using the NHS 111 number.
The practice offers a range of appointment types including book on the day, telephone consultations and advance appointments.
The practice has a General Medical Services (GMS) contract with NHS England
The Port View Surgery provides regulated activities from Higher Port View, Saltash Cornwall PL12 4BU