The Orchard Medical Centre

Macdonald Walk, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 8NJ
Telephone: 0117 980 5100 | Fax: 0117 980 5104

GP Salaries

All GP practices are required to declare the mean net earnings (eg. Average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.  This is required in the interests of the greater public accountability recognising GP pay is ultimately funded from tax paid by the public.

The average pay for GPs working in  The Orchard Medical Centre in the last financial year was £47219 before tax and national insurance. This is for 2 full time GPs,8 part time GPs and 2 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.

The Co-Op Pharmacy in Halls Road is closing – How does this affect you?

The Co-Op Pharmacy in Halls Road will be closing on 26th September 2015. Any patients who have their prescriptions sent to this Pharmacy will need to nominate a different one during the next couple of weeks.

If you’re nominated Pharmacy is currently the Co-Op in Halls Road, your prescription will be ready to be collected at the surgery whilst we are waiting for you to nominate a different Pharmacy.

To do this you simply need to pop into a local pharmacy and ask them to register as your nominated Pharmacy for electronic prescriptions. Your prescriptions will then be sent to your new Pharmacy, there is no need to notify The Orchard Medical Centre at this point because the Pharmacy will arrange this for you.

Please do come and check with Reception if you are unclear or would like to ask any questions regarding this matter.