The Practice was approved as a Training Practice in May 2010 to assist in the training for Junior Doctors and GP Trainees, these doctors will hold surgeries during their placement in the Practice.
In addition to this medical students, nursing and administration students can also be attached to the practice for periods ranging from three weeks to one year. They are also bound by a code of confidentiality and with your approval these medical personnel will sit in during your consultations with the doctor.
We are very grateful for your co-operation.
Broughshane Medical Practice is involved in medical research. From time to time you may be asked if you would like to participate in an appropriate piece of research. Any participation is greatly appreciated but you are not expected to take part unless you wish to do so.
Patient Voluntary Equipment Fund
This practice and the people of this area are indeed indebted to the above fund for modern emergency equipment not provided in general practice by the NHS. The equipment is freely available to other doctors and their patients working in the area. Ask at reception for the committee contact details, new members are welcome, please consider joining this small team.
Premises and Access
The surgery has car parking facilities at the front of the building. The car park opens at 8.30am and closes at 5.30pm. Please observe the strict closing time. Both the building and car park are monitored by CCTV. The reception area has an audio loop system and there is easy access ramps for wheelchairs and toilet facilities for patients with a disability. An automated door entry system has been installed to assist easy access and entry to the building.
An electronic check-in system has been installed to improve patient confidentiality and to reduce the numbers of patients waiting at reception to check in for their appointment. Please use this system when you have a pre-arranged appointment with any of the doctors or staff.
Our receptionists can assist you if you need further information.