As most of you will know, Drs Buxton and Newman have recently reduced the number of sessions that they provide in the practice. This has meant that we needed to reduce their patient list numbers in order to keep the workload even between all of the GPs.
As a result, we have moved some patients to other GPs in the practice. This will have no impact on quality of care, and is largely an administrative change to help even out everyone's paperwork.
If you are, for any reason, unhappy with this reassignment, please discuss your concerns with your GP.
There is a long and celebrated history of family doctors at Hawthornden Surgery. Founded in 1895 by Dr Francis Gibbs the following doctors have served the local community, including a father and son who between them completed a total of 100 years of general practice: