Argyll House Surgery78 West StreetRydeIsle of Wight, PO33 2QGTel: 01983 562955
BM MRCGP (Southampton) 1989 Partner
Respiratory tract infections.
COPD and Asthma exacerbations.
Indigestion & Heartburn.
Skin conditions: cellulitis, rash, bites, stings, eczema, psoriasis.
Bach ache, if within the last 2 weeks.
RGN, Asthma Diploma
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
The administration team support all of the practice. Their roles amongst many otehrs include secretarial duties, scanning and coding all of the correspondence that comes into the surgery onto patient records. Ensuring that all patients who have a long term condition are called in annually for their reviews and have the relevant tests carried out.
This team is made up of:
Our team of fully trained receptionists and clerical staff are here to help you, whether by making appointments to see the doctors or advising on administration matters. The receptionists will usually be your first contact with the practice. They will try to help you with your enquiry. The more information that you can give them, the more likely they are to be able to help you. If they cannot answer a query they will undertake to find someone who can.
We place a high value on confidentiality and this is always maintained at the highest level by our staff. Please remember they have a difficult job and, if they ask you for more details when you telephone, it is only to help the doctor assess the urgency of your request.
The midwife can be contacted by attending the antenatal clinic, or via St Mary’s Hospital Newport IW (Tel: 524081). There shoudl also be contact numbers within your personal maternity notes.
The nurses can be contacted via the surgery. they have specialist training in caring for people at home. They can also advise on allowances and arrange home help, tucking-in, day and night sitters, home aids, chiropody etc.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Our health visiting Team can be contacted via the surgery or by telephoning Ryde Health Clinic on 613846.
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