Welcome to the Coastal Medical Group Website
Coastal Medical Group is committed to deliver the best quality health care and services responsive to our patients needs, working within the resources available in the NHS. We aim to treat each patient as an individual in an efficient and caring manner.
Advance notice of Practice Half Day Closures
Below are the proposed dates for GP Development:
Wednesday 20th April 2014
Thursday 17th July 2014
Wednesday 15th October 2014
Thursday 15th January 2015
Better Information Means Better Care
Leaflets explaining how the NHS uses patient information will begin landing on the doormats of England’s 26.5 million households from 6th January 2014.
Over the following four weeks, every household in England will receive “Better Information Means Better Care”, a leaflet explaining the benefits of sharing information about the care they have received. Sharing information helps ensure that the quality and safety of services is consistent across the country and can also highlight different diseases and conditions that may require more NHS investment.
An information line has been set up for patients to call if they have any questions or concerns about how their data are used. The number is 0300 456 3531.
Also explained in the leaflet, patients have the right to object to their data being used for purposes other than their direct care. If patients wish to restrict their data being used then they should write a short letter explaining this and address it to: Janet Taylor, Information Goveranance manager, Coastal Medical Group, Heysham Primary Care Centre, Middleton Way, Heysham, LA3 2LE. Alternatively, you can print out this opt out form and drop it into one of our branch surgeries.
Not sure if you need to see a doctor?
If you are suffering with such illnesses as sore throat, ear ache, constipation or even the common cold. It may not always be necessary to visit a doctor. Please click here for further information on self-care.
Coastal Medical Group wins Gold Award for 'End of Life' Care
Coastal Medical Group was presented with the Quality Hallmark Award at the National Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Annual Conference in London by Dr Dennis Cox of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
We become only the ninth GP practice to be accredited by the National GSF Centre. Click here for further information.
Practice Information Booklet
To view a PDF version of our practice Information Booklet please click here
(Site updated 07/03/2014)