The Private GP Group: Local Private Primary Healthcare
Doctor Jeremy Harris, senior partner of The Private GP Group, talks about private primary healthcare
Can you tell us about The Private GP Group?
Our surgeries have experienced, local doctors who build trustworthy relationships with their patients, which is incredibly important to us. We generally ﬁnd that we have two types of patients – those that are under the pressures of everyday life and require immediate GP appointments and those that want to have a family doctor, who have a good understanding of their family medical history and who will continue to care for the family throughout their lifetime.
What facilities do you provide?
We provide all types of primary medical care, from GP consultations, to travel vaccinations and childhood immunisations, we also provide health checks, sexual health testing, nurse consultations and home visits. At The Groves, there is an on-site diagnostic centre where we can do immediate referrals for such things as MRI scanning, as well as having the ability able to do specialist referrals to inhouse psychologists. In addition, we run an aviation clinic and aesthetic clinic every week.
Is there the opportunity to attend health screening?
At the Private GP Group we are able to offer a variety of health screens, depending on the patients’ need. We offer every thing from Medical checks and bloods to cancer screening and spirometry. The need for health screens is increasing all the time – people want to know if they are healthy, which is why we have included complimentary health screens with our Gold and Black Tier Medical Plans this year.
What are your predictions for the future of private healthcare and what provisions are you looking to put in place?
The need for private primary care is increasing – we continue to review how we provide our services to patients especially through things such as online booking accessibility, quick and easy referrals and, of course, friendly and considerate staff. We always take on patients’ feedback, which is essential for our future development. Reviewing and promoting our clinicians specialties is also incredibly important to us.
The Private GP Group
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