Allocated Accountable GP

The practice is required by the Government under the terms of the latest GP contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP.

Individual patients will be informed of their named accountable GP at the first appropriate interaction with the practice.

For convenience if you have a medical card your accountable GP will be the named doctor you are registered with. Patients registering over the last 2 – 3 years will not have received a medical card as these are no longer routinely sent when registering with a new GP.

However, the practice does keep a record of your registered (accountable) GP. If you wish to be told the name of your accountable GP, please ask the receptionist.

When a patient expresses a preference as to which accountable GP they are assigned, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.

Having a named accountable GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice.