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    November sees the re-launch of NHS Choices – the “on-line front door to the NHS”.  NHS England says it will be a “new multi-channel information, feedback, transactions and participation customer service programme” which will be delivered through mobile apps, SMS, phone and on-line channels. From January, a series of services will be available to include a mobile friendly urgent care finder which will help people to find their nearest open pharmacy, walk-in... read more »
          To request a different format of any of our patient leaflets please email ddocs.governance@nhs.net or telephone 01392 822340.    Devon Doctors is very pleased to be able to use the new Accessible Communication Symbol, developed by the NHS in Cornwall.  We will be using this symbol on all our printed information (such as patient leaflets).  The symbol shows examples of formats and help available, including audio files, Braille, DVDs... read more »
    Devon Doctors has withdrawn from discussions with Serco apropos the subcontracting of face-to-face elements of the urgent out-of-hours GP service in Cornwall. We remain firmly of the belief that our model of social enterprise and GP practice ownership would have resulted in an improved service in the county. Unfortunately, contractual negotiations between Serco and the commissioning body, NHS Kernow, were not successful. We are disappointed that our offer of support will not be pursued.... read more »
    THE organisation responsible for the provision of urgent out-of-hours [OOH] GP care in Devon has been chosen to participate in a new initiative to improve the public’s experiences of primary healthcare.   Exeter-based Devon Doctors is one of six OOH providers from across the UK contributing to the study, which is being conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School and funded by the National Institute for Health Research [NIHR] Programme Grants for Applied Research [... read more »
    An article on The Guardian website’s co-operatives and mutuals hub has explored the evolution in the provision of out-of-hours healthcare over recent years   Devon Doctors’ chief executive Chris Wright has been quoted at length in a Guardian article looking at the provision of out-of-hours [OOH] services by GP co-operatives and social enterprises.   GP co-operatives mutate into out-of-hours social enterprises was published on the cooperatives and... read more »


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