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Practice Overview

Victoria Road Surgery WorthingThis website has been developed to enable you to receive the best possible care from the Practice. We have a team of seven doctors and other health staff available for your care. If you do have any problems or ideas for improvement, please do not hesitate to contact our Practice Manager, Mrs Jane De Jong.

Victoria Road Surgery sets measurable standards that take into account our responsibility for delivering national and local priorities in health care. These standards are reviewed regularly and we monitor our performance against the standards set by clinical audits.

Medical Services

We offer all core General Medical Services plus the following enhanced medical services:-

  • Phlebotomy
  • Palliative care
  • Minor Surgery
  • IUCD fitting
  • PSA monitoring
  • H. Pylori testing
  • Neonatal checks
  • Contraceptive Implants
  • Health promotion
  • Smoking cessation
  • Medicines monitoring
  • Childhood immunisations
  • 24hr blood pressure monitoring
  • Influenza vaccination
  • Pneumonia vaccination
  • NHS Health checks
  • Holiday Vaccinations
  • Nursing Home Care Planning

Annual health reviews for those aged 75 and over are available on request, similarly these are available if you are between 16 - 75 and you have not seen the doctor or been seen in one of our clinics within the last three years.

Training

Victoria Road is not a training practice but sometimes takes part in the training of health care professionals or those intending to become one.

Surgery Access for Disabled Patients

The premises can be entered at the main entrance to the Surgery, the doors are electronic sliding doors. There are toilets off the waiting-room with facilities for the disabled. All patients are seen on the ground floor level.

The Practice Aim

This Practice believes in encouraging a culture of consideration; consideration of our patients, their health, their future and the Practice staff that will determine the direction by converting strategic vision into operational reality.

  • We will treat everyone as an individual, with no discrimination.
  • This means we plan care, which emphasises the patient's individual needs, dignity and strict confidentiality.
  • Advice and information will be available in order to help our patients make the right choices.

Practice History

Victoria Road Surgery has been an established GP Practice since 1958. The Practice currently provides general medical services to around 13222 (October 2016) patients in and around the borough of Worthing.  There are five partners who employ 3 salaried GP's, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 1 Practice Manager,1 Business Manager,1 Prescribing Pharmacist,  5 nurses, 3 health care assistants, and 23 administration staff who hold various positions within the Practice.

The Practice currently operates from two sites. The main surgery is at Victoria Road which is a converted Victorian house. These premises are owned by the partners and have been extended in recent years.  The second surgery is based within a 1970’s health centre in Durrington which is rented from the Trust and is shared with two other practices and other ancillary services.

Patient Participation Group

This is a small friendly group where patients and GPs meet to discuss ideas and concerns so that our patient services can be improved. It aims to meet once every 6 months for about one hour. If you are interested in joining this Group or would like more information, please phone and leave your details at Reception and a member of the Group will give you a call.

Online Patient Forum

We have an online patient forum at myppg.co.uk where patients can discuss issues about our Surgery and leave comments and feedback.

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