We are a friendly, modern Practice aiming to provide a caring and professional service, working in partnership with our patients to offer the best possible healthcare.
We value continuity and confidentiality and have a well-established reputation in the local community. Founded over 50 years ago, we are an up-to-date family Practice with a skilled team providing a range of first-class medical services.
We are also a teaching practice with a strong commitment to research and we are always looking to improve services for our patients’ benefit.
Primary Care Networks
What are they?
Since the NHS was created in 1948, the population has grown and people are living longer. Many people are living with long term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, or suffer with mental health issues and may need to access their local health services more often.
To meet these needs, practices have begun working together and with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services in their local areas in primary care networks.
Primary care networks build on the core of current primary care services and enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care. Clinicians describe this as a change from reactively providing appointments to proactively care for the people and communities they serve. Where emerging primary care networks are in place in parts of the country, there are clear benefits for patients and clinicians.
Our Primary Care Network - Healthwest
Our Primary Care Network is called Healthwest. The four practices that comprise our network are Pembroke Road Surgery, The Family Practice, The Student Health Service and Whiteladies Health Centre. Our network covers nearly 70,000 patients located in Stoke Bishop, Bishopston, Henleaze, Redland, Clifton, Hotwells and Cotham.
Our Primary Care Network staff include Polly Ellison (Business Manager), Will Shipp (Social Prescriber) and Laura Postelnieu (Clinical Pharmacist).
Pembroke Road Surgery
111 Pembroke Road
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is leading the response to EU Exit across the health and care sector. DHSC is also the key contact for the sector with the Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) and the Cabinet Office. NHS England and NHS Improvement are working closely with DHSC to best prepare the NHS.
DHSC has produced EU Exit Operational Guidance which outlines the actions that providers and commissioners of health and social care services should take to prepare for, and manage, the risks of a no-deal exit scenario.
Please keep an eye on these web pages as in the coming weeks we will be publishing specific information on the key areas of work listed below: