Welcome to Portland Medical Practice
The eConsult service is open from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday.
To access support after hours please call 111.
What does Portland Medical Practice actually do all day long
We are aware of the debate about access to general practice. It may help to know what general practice does during a typical day.
On Wed 27th Oct 2021 we asked staff to record what they do. These are some of their tasks. You can see there is lot's going on.
- 217 test results received
- 92 telephone consultations
- 13 care home residents seen
- 25 referral letters transcribed
- 226 calls received
- 22 email/SMS consultations
- 2 GP registrar's supervised
- 251 prescriptions processed
- 26 flu vaccines
- 5 medical students trained
- 73 face to face consultations
- 5 baby immunisations
- 130 clinic letters scanned, coded and reviewed
We are working hard, and we are working beyond our capacity.
Please be patient with our team - they are doing a brilliant job. If mistakes occur, we will correct them. We do not accept aggression towards any of our staff. Let's work together in these difficult times. We appreciate your support. Thank you.
COVID-19 & VISITING YOUR GP SURGERY
Patients are required to continue to wear a face covering if you have respiratory symptoms.
If you test positive for COVID prior to attending your appointment, please contact the practice to see if it is necessary to attend your appointment or whether alternative arrangements can be made.
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.
This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.