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Village Scarecrow Competition

The competition winner was the Witch from Room on the Broom at 11 The Highway, second Mary Poppins at 39 The Highway and 3rd The Big Friendly Giant at 5 Causeway Close. The independent judges, who all lived out of the village, said they thoroughly enjoyed judging the event.

Winning scarecrow

Pictures of all scarecrows will be on display at the Annual Horticultural Show and were shown  in the main hall.

Second scarecrow

Thanks to everyone who entered, with over 20 entries altogether. The prize of a £25 was presented to the winner.

Third scarecrow

Great Staughton Surgery News August 2017

GREAT STAUGHTON SURGERY

57 The Highway, Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire, PE19 5DA

NEWSLETTER August 2017

NHS PATIENT SURVEY 2017 RESULTS ARE OUT!

 

More than one million patients across England have ranked their GP surgery in an NHS poll – and we’ve been named among 7th out of over 7,300 Surgeries surveyed.

NHS England asks patients every year to rate their GP surgeries on everything from the ease of getting an appointment to how much trust they place in their GP.

Great Staughton Surgery came 1st in Cambridgeshire and 7th in England!

 100% of patients who find it easy to get through to this surgery by phone

93% felt they don`t normally have to wait too long to be seen

98% said the GP they saw/spoke to was good at treating them with care and concern

99% say the last nurse they saw or spoke to was good at listening to them

99% of patients had confidence and trust in the last nurse they saw or spoke to

100% said their Doctor listened to their problems;

99% said GP’s spent enough time with them;

97% were satisfied with waiting times;

97% would recommend Great Staughton Surgery to someone new to the area

In the Cambridge Newspaper article, the Practice Manager said, “The practice team is proud of its commitment to provide patients with the highest quality care, which is friendly and accessible. Our ethos is to provide a patient experience as we would like to receive ourselves.”

A huge thank you to all of our patients who completed the Survey!

For full details of the Cambridge News article, click on the link below:

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridgeshire-best-nhs-gp-surgery–13295999

 

Other news:

Welcome Dr Laura Grady…

Great Staughton Surgery would like to introduce you to our newest team member.   Dr Grady is a newly qualified GP, and is joining us from her Registrar placements of Cedar House in St Neots and George Clare Surgery in Chatteris. Dr Laura Grady will be joining us at the end of August as a Salaried GP, and I’m sure you will make her welcome.

…and goodbye to Claire

Claire, our Practice Nurse has been unwell for some weeks and has decided to leave the Surgery. I’m sure you will join the Doctors and staff in wishing her well for the future.