DoH primary care czar visits award-winning practice

DoH primary care czar Dr David Colin-Thome visited a Wiltshire dispensing practice which has won a series of awards.

David Colin Thome visits Hindon
David Colin Thome visits Hindon

Hindon Surgery, near Salisbury, won an NHS Alliance QOF award for diabetes care last year as well as being a runner up in the cardiovascular care section.

Previous successes included joint victory in the Guy Rotherham Award for quality improvement, runners up for the BUPA Foundation Communications Award and victory in the Wiltshire Award for Smoke Cessation.

GP Dr Patrick Craig-McFeely said: ‘Dr Colin-Thome is a great believer in continuity of care and is a supporter of small practices and GPs with a passion for patient-centred care.

‘It was a unique opportunity for our small practice to learn first-hand from a policymaker and very encouraging to hear that David feels general practice, especially where it focuses on building a long-term relationship between practice and patient, is valued and has a secure future.'

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