Statement of purpose Health and Social Care Act 2008

Statement of purpose Health and Social Care Act 2008

Needham Market Country Practice

Barking Road Needham Market Ipswich Suffolk IP6 8EZ

Tel: 01449 720666

[email protected]

Our purpose is to provide our patients with high-quality personal primary health care and seek continuous improvement on the health status of the practice population overall. We aim to achieve this by developing and maintaining a happy sound practice that is responsive to people’s needs and expectations and which reflects whenever possible the latest advances in Primary Health Care in an ever-changing political and economic landscape. The following aims and objectives expand on how this will be achieved:

  1. Provide a high standard of medical care, treatment, and support to our patients, their families, and carers
  2. Be committed to our patient’s needs
  3. Act with integrity and complete confidentiality
  4. Be courteous, approachable, friendly, and appropriately accommodating
  5. Ensure safe and effective services and the environment
  6. Improve as a patient-centered service through communication, patient involvement, and effective decision making
  7. Maintain our motivated and skilled work teams
  8. Through monitoring and auditing, continue to improve our healthcare services
  9. Maintain high-quality care through continuous learning and training
  10. To guide our employees in accordance with diversity and equality
  11. To ensure an effective and robust information governance system
  12. To treat all patients and staff with dignity, respect, and honesty.

We are a partnership of 6 partners: Dr. C. Lewis, Dr. C. Roberts, Dr. J. Messenger and Dr. C. Toquero, Lucy Macmillan and Richard Garrett

Our CQC registered manager is Dr J Messenger.

Contact: [email protected]

We perform the following ‘Regulated Activities’ as outlined by the Care Quality Commission

Type of service


Service specialism

Services for everyone

Local authority


Monitored services

CQC register Needham Market Country Practice to carry out the following legally regulated services here:

Maternity and midwifery services

Family planning

Treatment of disease, disorder or injury

Surgical procedures

Diagnostic and screening procedures

Dr Jonathan Messenger is the registered manager for these services at this location.

February 2023

Updated Febuary 2023