Steve Hugh Award
Shropshire Doctors Co-operative Ltd (Shropdoc) provides urgent medical services for patients when their own surgery is closed and whose needs cannot safely wait until the surgery is next open, i.e. evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
If you need urgent medical attention that will not wait until your own surgery is next open,
call 08444 06 88 88.
If your condition can not wait for 1½ hours this is likely to be an emergency
Please dial 999
Eg: Choking, Chest Pain, Blacking out, Blood loss.
Shropdoc rated one of the best in the country - Star Article
The service, which is run by 300 local GPs, is among the best of 38 service providers around the country, according to an independent patient survey.
CFEP - Client Focused Evaluation Program
CFEP is an external organisation Shropdoc uses to compile quarterly and annual survey reports looking at our 3 OOHs areas; Telephone Advice, Home Visits, Treatment Centre. Approximately 1% of our patients are sent questionnaires within a few weeks of their contact with our service.
Shropdoc Response to Newspaper Headlines:-
One year reprieve for Out of Hours Doctors Service in Ludlow
The Urgent Care Centre at Leighton Hospital, Crewe, has been presented with the Dr Steve Hugh Award in recognition of its work delivering extended primary care in partnership with the accident and emergency department.