Statement Of Purpose

Which sets the following information:

  1. The name of the service provider, with the registered manager, the business address and contact details.
  2. The legal status of the service provider
  3. Details of the locations whereby the services provided for the purpose of the regulated activity carried out.
  4. The aims and objectives
  5. The range of services provided

Paddock and Longwood Family Practice is the service provider.

Dr Bharat Kumar Jindal is the registered manager.

Email: Bert.jindal@gp-b85042.nhs.uk (works at both sites)

Direct Line: 01484 550731

The partners consist of:

Dr T D Swift (work at both sites)

Dr M A Stiles (work at both sites)

Dr Sajid Nazir (work at both sites)

Dr Omar Akhtar (work at both sites)

We are located at two sites.

The main site is:

Speedwell Surgery 1 Speedwell Street Paddock

Huddersfield

HD1 4TS

Telephone: 01484 531786

Purpose built in 1990 with disabled access to patient areas.

The branch surgery is:

Longwood Village Surgery 101

Thornhill Road Longwood

Huddersfield

HD3 4UL

Telephone: 01484 653326

Paddock and Longwood Family practice is a General Practice Partnership, with an open list for all patients residing within our Practice area. (map can be found on our website, within practice leaflet). We have an active patient participation group with which we work closely with to deliver medical care to meet the health needs of to our community.

Paddock and Longwood Family Practice is a GMS Practice (General Medical Service) which offers a wide range of primary care services for the diagnosis and prevention of disease. We help our patients to manage their health needs and help to prevent illness. We carry out screening and promote general health and wellbeing. We endeavour to support and represent a patient’s best interests to ensure they receive the most appropriate available health or social care.

We are closely linked to secondary health services and integrate with other healthcare services and neighbouring practices. We are members of the GHCCG which enables us to commission services to meet the needs of our community.

We arrange hospital admissions and make choose and book referrals,to other services available and link with secondary and community services. Our computer system “Systmone” allows us to share important information to and from other healthcare professionals all involved in the treatment of the patient.

Paddock and Longwood Family Practice are involved with the education of undergraduate and postgraduate training of doctors. We invest in the training of our practice staff both clinical and non clinical.

Our purpose is to provide the highest standard of care to the whole of our community

Totally committed to treating patients with dignity and respect, irrespective of race, age, religious belief, or health problems.

To involve patients in decision making about their treatment and care.

To maintain confidentiality, and ensure effective and robust information governance systems.

Improve standards of care through regular constructive feedback, incidents and clinical audit.

Encourage staff to maintain a high quality of care through continuous education and training.

Ensuring patients, and staff are in a safe and friendly environment.

Some of our partners provide additional expertise in the following fields:

Dr T D Swift – Dermatology

Dr B K Jindal – Paediatric and Cancer