Cedar Medical Practice

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CEDAR MEDICAL PRACTICE

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Drs Dwyer, Tandon & Gandhi

MAIN SURGERY

275 Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN16 2AB
Tel: 01724 843375 (24 Hours)
Fax: 01724 270101


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PATIENTS

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We have a car park at the rear of our premises at Ashby Road and public parking is available on Ashby Road.

BRANCH SURGERY

The Ironstone Centre, West Street, Scunthorpe DN15 6HX
Tel: 01724 292011 (surgery hours only)
- Fax: 01724 292012

Car parking available adjacent to the Ironstone Centre building.


SURGERY OPENING TIMES

Main surgery at Ashby Road: 8.00am - 6.30pm
(Emergency access only between the hours of 12 noon and 1.30pm at Ashbury Road Surgery.)

Branch surgery at the Ironstone Centre
: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 12 noon

EXTENDED HOURS

We are open between 9.00am - 12noon every Saturday for those who cannot get to the surgery during the week. It is reserved for consultations only and is strictly by appointment.

 

WELCOME TO THE PRACTICE

This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

We are a three-doctor practice conveniently situated on Ashby Road (with a branch surgery held in the Ironstone Centre on West Street). Drs Dwyer, Tandon and Gandhi practise in partnership. All surgeries are by appointment only and patients are free to attend at either location.

We are also a Training Practice, which means we are responsible for the training of qualified doctors who wish to become general practitioners.

Over the last few years the building has seen several changes to accommodate our growing list size and provides comfortable and pleasant surroundings. There are ample car parking facilities at the rear of the building and easy access for the disabled.

Cedar Medical Practice is a registered service provider with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

The Practice's Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
Click here to download the Practice's Publication Scheme in Word format
or Click here to download it in plain text format
(we are required to make this available under the Freedom of Information Act 2000)



COMPUTERISATION

Our practice is computerised; all information held is strictly confidential.

ZERO TOLERANCE

The practice operates a zero tolerance policy. Verbal or physical abuse whether directed towards staff or other patients will result in your removal from our list and possible prosecution.


Practice News and Notices

CEDAR MEDICAL PRACTICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR TRAINING FROM 1.00PM ON THE FOLLOWING DATES DURING 2014:- WEDNESDAY 12TH MARCH, WEDNESDAY 11TH JUNE, WEDNESDAY 13TH AUGUST, WEDNESDAY 10TH DECEMBER AND ALSO ON WEDNESDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2015.  The usual out of hours arrangements will be in place during these times.

Cedar Medical Practice holds a Freedom of Information Publication Scheme which can be accessed either via this website,or through the practice. The contact at the practice is Helen Rubie, Practice Manager.

As we are a training practice, training new GP's, we have new GP Registrars attached to our practice every six months. These are qualified doctors who wish to move into the General Practitioner field.  Our practice also has a rotational intake of other Student doctors to whom we assist with relevant training requirements.

Dr Neetha Kamath has now joined the practice as a Salaried GP. 

Dr Aliza Siddiqui, GP Registrar also joined our practice on the 7th August 2013 and will be with us for a full year.  Dr Suprabha Heggade, GP Registrar will be joining our practice on the 5th February 2014 and will also be with us for a full year.

Patients who have not been seen in the last 3 years or if you are over the age of 75 and wish an annual check please contact the surgery to make an appointment with the either the practice nurse or health care assistant.

It is not always necessary for you to be seen by a doctor. Please give information clearly to the receptionist when requesting an appointment and she will be able to place you with the most appropriate clinician.

APPOINTMENTS WITH OUR DOCTORS AND NURSES CAN BE BOOKED UP TO 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE.

We now operate extended hours.  This means that our surgery is open each Saturday morning from 9am to 12noon and is strictly appointment only.  This service is for our patients who are not able to get to the surgery in the week during usual surgery hours.  It is purely for consultations and not for collection of prescriptions etc.  Appointments for Saturday mornings can also be made up to two weeks in advance.

Repeat Prescriptions can be requested via the following NEW EMAIL ADDRESS - NLCCG.PrescriptionsCedarMedical@nhs.net. As usual there is a required 2 working days notice to produce the prescription.

'WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE A SAY ABOUT THE SERVICES PROVIDED AT CEDAR MEDICAL PRACTICE?'  If you are a registered patient with Cedar Medical Practice we would like to hear your views and would like to invite you to join our 'Patient Reference Group'  If you are interested in joining please contact Helen Rubie, Practice Manager on 01724 843375. 

The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.

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