Updated 10 September 2019
Tuxford Medical Centre is registered with CQC to provide primary care services, which includes access to GPs, family planning, surgical procedures, maternity and midwifery, treatment of disease, disorder or injury and diagnostic and screening procedures. It provides GP services for patients living in the Tuxford area of Newark.
The practice has three GP partners, one female and two male, and three practice nurses, two health care assistants and a pharmacist. There is a practice manager and a dispensing, reception and administration team.
The practice was open 8:30am to 6:30pm on Monday to Friday. Patients can book appointments through a same day triage service in person, via the phone, email and online.
When the practice is closed patients can access the out of hours NHS 111 service. The practice offered a dispensing service to the patients it served.
The practice is part of NHS Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). It is responsible for providing primary care services to 4,773 patients under a General Medical Services (GMS) contract. The practice has a higher than average patient population over 65 years. The National General Practice Profile states that 98.1% of the practice population is from a white background. The remaining 1.9% of patients are from Asian, black, mixed or other non-white ethnic groups. Information published by Public Health England, rates the level of deprivation within the practice population group as seven, on a scale of one to ten. Level one represents the highest levels of deprivation and level ten the lowest. Male life expectancy is 81 years compared to the national average of 79 years. Female life expectancy is 83 years equal to the national average of 83 years.