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Welcome to Fallodon Way Medical Centre. We hope you take your time to browse our website where you will find lots of useful information about the surgery and the services we offer.

 

Bristol Affinity Network

Since the NHS was created in 1948, the population has grown and people are living longer. To meet the needs of the local population, GP practices are working together in primary care networks (PCNs) covering populations of between 30,000 to 100,000 people. PCNs also work with mental health teams, community nursing services, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services.

Our practice is part of Affinity Primary Care Network, which is a group of GP practices in north Bristol that work together for the benefit of the population that they cover. An example of this is the provision of the COVID Vaccination program in our area. As part of PCN working, the practices have been able to introduce new roles to support our clinical teams- such as Social Prescribers, Pharmacists and Care Coordinators.

Bristol Affinity PCN covers approximately 50,000 patients across the following practices:

Fallodon Way Medical Centre

Greenway Community Practice

Sea Mills Surgery

Westbury on Trym Primary Care Centre

Mendip Vale Helios

Mendip Vale Monks Park

These practices are involved in training new doctors and also form a Research collaboration.

Read more on NHS England: Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service – Contract Specification 2021/22 – PCN Requirements and Entitlements

 

Medical education

We are a training practice and you may be offered an appointment with a GP registrar. These doctors are fully qualified will have had experience in several hospital specialties. They are completing their specialist training as a GP.

We also teach medical students and sometimes you may be asked to see the doctor or nurse with a student present. You will always be asked beforehand if this is acceptable and you may ask for the student to withdraw if you prefer to have your consultation in private.

 

Patient Feedback

We encourage patients to give us feedback on their experiences at the practice.