Vision & Mission Statement

Primary Healthcare Centre Chopwell 

Vision Statement

Our Practice started life as a semi-rural village general practice over 50 years ago and over time has evolved into a General Practice that continues to look after thousands of patients in the village and surrounding areas. We have a close team of doctors, nurses and support staff working together to provide the best care we can in safe, evidence based timely and convenient manner to our patients. We work with other Practices and a variety of Health Professionals in the NHS a number of who provide at the practice providing an enhanced level of care to our patients.

 We Aim to:

  • Provide a high standard of holistic Medical Care within available resources
  • Provide patients with chronic diseases with excellent evidence based care closer to home where possible in the spirit of the CCG’s Prescribing Engagement Programme and with our Year of Care Long Term Condition Programme
  • Promote continuity of care so far as is possible
  • Treat all patients, carers and staff with dignity, respect and honesty.
  • Understand and be committed to our patients’ needs
  • Be courteous, approachable, friendly and accommodating
  • To be a patient centred service through shared decision making and good communication
  • Involve other professionals in the care of patients as appropriate
  • To safeguard children and adults by adopting best practice and local guidelines and pathways
  • Work with local practices where appropriate to improve the health our patients in our community
  • Engage with the Commissioning of services where appropriate
  • Encourage patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and access screening services
  • To encourage patients to join our Patient Participation Group
  • Act with integrity and complete confidentiality
  • Ensure safe and effective services and environment
  • To maintain the motivation skills and spirit of our Practice team
  • Through monitoring and auditing, continue to improve our healthcare services
  • Maintain high quality of care through continuous learning and training
  • To operate in the spirit of and in accordance with the legislation of diversity and equality
  • To ensure effective and robust information governance systems

Mission Statement

“Chopwell Primary Healthcare Centre aims to provide patients with high quality personal health care and to seek continuous improvement in the health status of the whole practice population. We aim to achieve this by developing and maintaining a cohesive team-based approach which is responsive to people’s needs and expectations and reflects, wherever possible, the latest advances in primary care.”

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