Social Prescriber

You may be offered an appointment with a Social Prescriber. Social Prescribers work with patients and their families to help them access a range of local community services for practical or emotional support and guidance of a non-medical nature. This helps improve the health and wellbeing of people in the community and allows people to…

General Practitioner (GP)

General Practitioners (GPs) like Dr Giles and all our GP’s here at South Wight Medical Practice treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent or specialist treatment. They focus on the health of the whole person, combining physical, psychological and social aspects of care. GPs are part…

Mental Health Practitioner

You may be offered an appointment with a Mental Health Practitioner. Mental Health Practitioners support people with complex mental health needs and act as a ‘bridge’ between primary care and specialist mental health services. They provide GPs and practice staff with timely support and advice on mental health. #ItTakesATeam  

Patient Advisor

Patient advisers are the first people to help our patients access the right care. They know the teams inside out and help with many tasks vital to the smooth running of health care from the practice – taking calls and booking appointments, to helping with enquiries about test results and repeat prescriptions. #ItTakesATeam  

Care Co-ordinator

You may be offered an appointment with a Care Co-ordinator. A Care Co-ordinator is a trained health professional that helps to support people’s care. They can: monitor and co-ordinate treatment plans help you to understand your condition connect you with other services #ItTakesATeam