Changes to prescribing Over The Counter medicines

In-line with NHS England recommendations, NHS Dorset has asked GP teams to stop prescribing medicine and treatment for 35 minor conditions listed on this page. This allows GPs to focus on caring for people who have more complex needs. NHS Dorset wants people to have the confidence to look after themselves where they can. This

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Statement of Purpose

Statement of purpose Health and Social Care Act 2008

The Adam Practice aims to provide personalised high quality primary care treatment to our
patient population through consultations, examinations and treatment of medical conditions. We
will focus on prevention of disease by promoting healthy living. We will try to understand and
meet the needs of our patients, involve them in the decision making about their treatment and
care, and encourage them to participate fully. We will involve other professionals in the care of
our patients when it is in the patient’s best interests, i.e. referrals for specialist care and advice.