Welcome to Mythe Medical Practice, Tewkesbury
Welcome to Mythe Medical Practice, a GP practice formed from the merger of Watledge Surgery and Jesmond House Practice. We are a friendly and approachable doctor, nursing and admin team, rated as 'outstanding by the CQC' and will be based over our current two sites in central Tewkesbury until we move into our purpose built new surgery next to Tewkesbury Hospital in early 2017.
We are able to offer appointments and deal with requests for all patients at both of our branches (although we would ask you to contact the branch that you are used to attending). In the interests of continuity we will continue to encourage patients to consult with the doctor they usually see and at the branch they are used to attending however there will be times (especially when an urgent appointment is required) where you may be asked to attend the alternative branch.
We have combined our two previous websites and are confident that our new website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. Our dedicated team are here to help and treat you across our two sites in Tewkesbury in a friendly and supportive manor. We offer a full and comprehensive range of general practice services - please ask if
OPENING AT THE DEVEREUX CENTRE
We are delighted to announce that we will be opening at our new premises - The Devereux Centre (opposite Tewkesbury Hospital) on Monday 6th March 2017. To manage the move our Jesmond House branch will be closing down on Friday, 24th February 2017 and we will be running the Practice just from our Watledge branch in Barton Road the following week.
During this time we will be offering less routine appointments so that we can ensure all urgent patient needs are met until we are fully functional again at the new premises.
We will be using the existing Watledge branch telephone number going forward but you will still be able to reach us on our Jesmond House contact number.
PRESCRIPTIONS : Please note that if you wish to pick up any prescriptions from the Jesmond branch they will only be available at this site until the 24th February. Please collect from our Watledge branch the following week and from the 6th March from The Devereux Centre.
Thank you for your patience during this time and we look forward to welcoming you at The Devereux Centre (FIRST FLOOR) from the 6th March 2017 onwards.
Care Quality Commission
We are pleased to report that we have been rated as an 'Outstanding' practice by the Care Quality Commission. Details of our most recent report can be found by following the link below.
New Health Centre
The new Health Centre is nearly ready for occupation. We are still awaiting final utility services and the completion of various works but hope to move towards the end of February 2017. We will keep patients updated as and when we have a definite date.
The practice buildings were designed to help people with disabilities. There is easy access for wheelchairs and none of the areas for patient use have steps. The toilets are easily accessed. A hearing loop is available for the hard of hearing. Please ask at reception.
Our main surgery (Watledge House) has a car park with some limited parking space found behind the surgery off Watledge Close. We would like to keep this available as far as possible for elderly and disabled patients. Please help us to do this by using nearby streets or car parks as much as possible.
Our branch surgery (Jesmond House) has no patient parking with the car park for use by doctors and staff only. However, there is ample parking in the Spring Gardens (Swimming Pool) Car Park and the Station Street Car Park, both less than 100 yards from the surgery premises. There is also street parking in the vicinity.
Your Accountable GP
By the 31st March 2016 Practices are required under the GMS Contract to allocate a named accountable GP to all patients, including children. This is purely an administrative exercise and does not change the way in which we operate or affect your ability to make an appointment or speak with any of the GPs in the Practice.
You will be allocated to the GP who you see most often when you visit the surgery for an appointment. Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the Practice as your usual GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent, you may wish to discuss them with an alternative Doctor.
New patients registering will be allocated at the point of registration. If you are aged over 75 or have taken part in the Avoiding Unplanned Admissions Scheme you will already have been allocated a named accountable GP and notified in writing - this GP will remain the same and will not change.
If you wish to be told the name of your accountable GP, please ask the Receptionists when you are next in the surgery.
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(Site updated 20/02/2017)