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Changes to our new clinical team

We would like to welcome GP Dr Mike Lewis and Lead Nurse Natasha Carikas, we are very pleased to welcome them to our team.

Dr Lewis has joined due to the retirement of Dr Chris Millner. Dr Millner retired from the Partnership last year but remained with us as a salaried GP but has now fully retired from the practice.

Natasha has joined us due to the retirement of Sara Cartwright who had been with the practice for many years and with whom many of you would have been familiar with.

Welcome to our junior doctors.

Dr Sidra Riaz (GP Registrar) has joined the practice and will be with us until next February.

We would also like to welcome Dr Arun Patel who has joined us as an F2 doctor, he will be will us until December 2020 

Patient Participation Group Newsletter

The Autumn 2019 Patient Participation Group Newsletter is now in the waiting room.

Next Patient Participation Group Meeting

The next meeting on Monday 20th January 2020 has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus outbreak. The next meeting will be notified in due course. If in the meantime you have any comments or queries please email Peter Hazelton, Chairman at or Pat Ellender, Secretary at 

Need a hand accessing your laptop or tablet?

Digital Champions are available at Dorchester Library to help you find your way around your computer and to help you access the services available here for patients. Please click on the link to be taken to Dorset Councils website for digital champions

Digital Champions

Our Dorset website

Our Dorset is the name given for the partnership of health and social care organisations who have joined together to deliver better services under the heading of Dorset Integrated Care Services or ICS.

The link below will give your more information about what is going on locally.

General Data Protection Regulations

This came in to law on the 25th May 2018. Please see section 2 for further information on the right hand side of this page.

Named GP

All patients have been allocated a Named GP who will co-ordinate your care if necessary, in-line with NHS England requirements. This has not changed anything in the way that your treatment will be given.

  • You can still see any GP of your choice
  • You can still talk to any GP of your choice
  • To check who your Named GP is, either ask your GP/Nurse next time you have an appointment, ask reception or look on your repeat prescription

Wessex Healthier Together - Better Health for your Children

The link below gives information and advice if you are concerned about your child's health between the age of 0 and 18 years. It gives useful advice about common symptoms and illness and who the speak to should you need further help.

Wessex Healthier Together

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