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Teehey Lane Medical Centre - Dr. M Salahuddin Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

Letter from the Chief Inspector of General Practice

We carried out an announced comprehensive inspection at Teehey Lane Medical Centre on 25 August 2016.The overall rating for the practice was good but required improvement for providing safe services. The full comprehensive report on the 25 August 2016 inspection can be found by selecting the ‘all reports’ link for Teehey Lane Medical Centre on our website at www.cqc.org.uk.

This inspection was an announced focused carried out on 25 May 2017 to confirm that the practice had carried out their plan to meet the legal requirements in relation to the breaches in regulations that we identified in our previous inspection on 25 August 2016. This report includes our findings in relation to those requirements.

Overall the practice is rated as good and good for providing safe services.

Our key findings were as follows:

  • The practice had addressed the majority of the issues identified during the previous inspection 25 August 2016. Improvements included: further training for the lead GP with regards to updates on safeguarding and accessing safeguarding records within the computer system; and a system for managing uncollected prescriptions.

Professor Steve Field (CBE FRCP FFPH FRCGP) 

Chief Inspector of General Practice

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

The practice is rated as good for providing safe services. This was because the practice had addressed the issues identified during the previous inspection 25 August 2016. The lead GP for safeguarding had attended additional training and there were systems in place to monitor uncollected prescriptions.

Effective

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

Caring

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

Responsive

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

Well-led

Good

Updated 13 June 2017

Checks on specific services

People with long term conditions

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of people with long-term conditions.

  • Nursing staff had lead roles in chronic disease management and patients at risk of hospital admission were identified as a priority.

  • Longer appointments and home visits were available when needed.

  • All these patients had a named GP and a structured annual review to check their health and medicine needs were being met. For those patients with the most complex needs, the named GP worked with relevant health and care professionals to deliver a multidisciplinary package of care.

Families, children and young people

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of families, children and young people.

  • There were systems in place to identify and follow up children living in disadvantaged circumstances and who were at risk, for example, children and young people who had a high number of A&E attendances. However the safeguarding lead had limited knowledge of the systems and processes used to monitor children’s safety and wellbeing.

  • Immunisation rates were in line with CCG averages for all standard childhood immunisations.

  • Patients told us that children and young people were treated in an age-appropriate way and were recognised as individuals, and we saw evidence to confirm this.

  • Appointments were available outside of school hours and the premises were suitable for children and babies.

  • We saw positive examples of joint working with midwives and health visitors.

Older people

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of older people.

  • The practice offered proactive, personalised care to meet the needs of the older people in its population.

  • The practice was responsive to the needs of older people, and offered home visits and urgent appointments for those with enhanced needs.

Working age people (including those recently retired and students)

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of working-age people (including those recently retired and students).

  • The needs of the working age population, those recently retired and students had been identified and the practice had adjusted the services it offered to ensure these were accessible, flexible and offered continuity of care.

  • The practice was proactive in offering online services as well as a full range of health promotion and screening that reflected the needs for this population group.

People experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia)

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of people experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia).

  • The practice regularly worked with multi-disciplinary teams in the case management of patients experiencing poor mental health, including those with dementia.

  • The practice carried out advance care planning for patients with dementia.

  • The practice provided patients experiencing poor mental health with information about how to access various support groups and voluntary organisations.

  • The practice had a system in place to follow up patients who had attended accident and emergency where they may have been experiencing poor mental health.

  • Staff had a good understanding of how to support patients with mental health needs and dementia.

People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable

Good

Updated 24 November 2016

The practice is rated as good for the care of people whose circumstances may make them vulnerable.

  • The practice held a register of patients living in vulnerable circumstances including homeless people, travellers and those with a learning disability.

  • The practice offered longer appointments for patients with a learning disability.

  • The practice regularly worked with other health care professionals in the case management of vulnerable patients.

  • The practice informed vulnerable patients about how to access various support groups and voluntary organisations.

  • Staff knew how to recognise signs of abuse in vulnerable adults and children. Staff were aware of their responsibilities regarding information sharing, documentation of safeguarding concerns and how to contact relevant agencies in normal working hours and out of hours.