30 Jun 2016
June 30, 2016

Patient Focus Group – Your Clinic Needs You!

June 30, 2016

Patient Focus Group – We Need You!

At Summertown Clinic we are always looking to improve and continue to aspire to the highest standards of patient care. One initiative we are developing is to set up a small focus group hopefully containing up to 8 patients. The role of the volunteers would be to meet up and give us their opinions (in exchange for tea and cake!). We anticipate this might take approximately 30 minutes (and no more than an hour) and would involve discussing key areas of your patient experience.

Can you help us?

The first stage of this process is to see who might be interested in giving us their time. Once we have a small group we would arrange a time that was convenient for everyone. The meeting would be in a local coffee shop where we hope everyone would feel free to offer us their honest and open opinion. From these groups we hope to be able to identify areas we can improve your experience and help realise our goal of offering the best possible care to all our patients.

Topics that we would love to talk to you about are things like; how you found getting in contact with us? How easy was it for you to make an appointment? What was your experience of your therapist like? How could we do better? Is there anything you think we could improve on, or maybe didn’t meet your expectations?

We would keep all your feedback anonymous unless you felt you would like us to identify you to appropriate personnel but we feel that this information would be really helpful in the clinic’s development and future.

If you would be interested putting your point of view forward, we would love to hear from you.

If you feel you could help us, please email kathybaker@summertownclinic.co.uk or leave your name and contact details with our receptionists (01865) 558561.

06 Dec 2019
December 6, 2019

Verrucas – to treat or not to treat?

December 6, 2019

You’ll find that some Foot Health Practitioners will treat verrucas while others will steer well clear. Why is this you ask?  A verruca is a wart on the foot that is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).   As verrucas are a virus, no one single treatment is 100% effective, with some verrucas lasting for.. read more →

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10 Sep 2019
September 10, 2019

Migraines; more than “just a headache”

September 10, 2019

It’s 2pm, you’ve had a stressful morning at work, only made worse by not sleeping well last night looking after your toddler who was unsettled. You haven’t really stopped for lunch today and have been staring at the brightness of your computer screen since 9am. Your head on the right side is starting to pound… read more →

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A Spot of Herbal First Aid in the Field The trouble with this time of year is that there is so much lush herbage out there when I get out for a walk! While I was trotting down a narrow, overgrown path talking to my botanising friend and admiring the Scrophularia nodosa (figwort) leaves to.. read more →