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Your practice premises
Last revised: 24 Oct 2019
Whether you are building from the ground up, or moving into existing premises, you will need to consider the practice’s:
Each of these are explained in more detail below.
This section refers to:
GP5.1 A Our practice’s facilities are fit for purpose.
GP5.1 B All face-to-face patient consultations in our practice take place in a dedicated consultation or examination space.
GP5.1 C Our consultation spaces permit patient privacy and confidentiality.
GP5.1 D Our practice has a waiting area that accommodates its usual number of patients and other people who would be waiting at any given time.
GP5.1 E Our practice has access to toilets and hand-cleaning facilities.
GP5.1 F Our practice is visibly clean.
C2.3 A Our patients with disabilities or special needs can access our services.
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