Welcome to Roathwell Surgery
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
this new regulation comes into force on 25th may 2018. As a Practice we have updated our Privacy Notice for Patients. This outlones what information we gather, why we gather it and how we intend to use this information
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Please be aware that the surgery doors open at 08.20am every morning but phones lines open at 08.00am. if you choose to queue outisde you may miss out on a "same day" appointment.
As from Monday 29th July ear syringing will no longer be available at Roathwell Surgery.
Ear syringing is no longer considered to be the first line treament for the clearing of ear wax. Current guidlines are that ear drops should be used to soften the wax which will then enable the natural movement of the wax from the ear.
Registered Carer Practice
This Practice is a Registered Carer Practice. Please contact Teresa O’Brien if you care for a relative or friend and need advice.
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND YOUR BOOKED APPOINTMENT PLEASE LET US KNOW SO THAT IT CAN BE GIVEN TO ANOTHER PATIENT.
APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT ATTENDED ON A DAILY BASIS WITH OUR GP'S AND OTHER HEALHCARE PROFESSIONALS. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. PLEASE HELP US TO HELP YOU
NATIONAL DATA COLLECTION
This Practice is involved in a national project to help make the care of patients COPD better. This project is called the NATIONAL COPD AUDIT
We will be collecting information about patients diagnosed with COPD and the care they receive from their GP surgery. NO CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WILL BE COLLECTED
This information will be used to help make improvements to the care which COPD patients receive.
(Site updated 05/08/2019)