Northgate Village Surgery
Tel: 01244 381418
Fax: 01244 370762
A mixed urban and rural practice of approx 5,800 patients, established in training, in purpose built premises in central Chester.
To provide highest quality medical care. Computerisation uses EMIS software. Internet access and email available on all desktops. We fight constantly to balance technological advances with maintaining a friendly, approachable, family style practice which provides for the care and support of patients, staff and registrar!
I have a particular interest in communication skills, conciliation and complaints procedures, LMC, terminal care, mental illness, also women's health and elderly care.
Ian is Medical Student Tutor and runs Special Study Modules in epilepsy, cardiology, dermatology,. Acupuncture provided. Also doing research into epilepsy care.
Robin is in charge of chronic disease management. Interests in Occupational Medicine, Sports medicine, and runs special study modules for Rheumatology and Diabetes.
We usually have a retainer or assistant.
Own room. All standard GMS are provided. Primary health care team includes district nurse, health visitor, psychiatric nurse, physiotherapist, counsellor, and midwife.
Partners provide training in Minor Surgery and CHS.
The registrar may be involved in all meetings, managerial, financial, educational or social.
Out of Hours
Is covered by PCT Out of Hours Service. This provides nurse triage, experience with nurse practitioners, paramedic emergency care, practitioners and other GP’s who have agreed to supervise registrars.
Half-day release workshop is Chester.
We are happy to put any registrar interested in touch with previous registrars to get the inside story!