Updated 11 September 2020
Parkfields Surgery is a GP practice registered with the CQC as a location under Aspiro Healthcare provider registration. Aspiro currently has four other registered locations across three counties. They are in the process of registering a further site within Derby, however at the time of the inspection this process had not yet been completed.
Parkfields surgery is situated in Alvaston, which is a large suburb approximately three miles to the south-east of Derby city centre. It provides primary care medical services commissioned by Derby and Derbyshire CCG and NHS England.
The practice has a population of approximately 6,200 registered patients.
Patients are predominantly of white British origin, although 11% of registered patients are from BME groups. The age profile of registered patients shows a higher percentage of younger patients in comparison to local and national averages, with a slightly lower proportion of patients aged over 65. The practice serves a population that is ranked in the second most deprived decile for deprivation, which is an indicator of greater health needs. The practice had high prevalence of patients with long term conditions when compared to national averages.
A total of 21 staff members worked at the practice, including two male GP partners, one female GP partner and five salaried GPs (four male and one female) who worked across the three Derby Aspiro sites. There was two nurse practitioners and a clinical pharmacist. The practice had an operations manager and a team of administrators and secretaries.
The practice opens from 8am until 6.30pm Monday to Friday. Scheduled GP appointment times are available each morning between 8.30am to 11.30am and on each afternoon from 3.30pm to 6.30pm.The surgery closes for one afternoon each month for staff training.
When the practice is closed, patients are directed to Derbyshire Health United (DHU) out of hours via the 111 service.