About us

The Primary Care Body is dedicated to ensuring the highest quality care of Primary Care within the Island.

Secretary: Aimee Maskell

Members:  Guillaume Besson, Gordon Callander, Ed Klaber, Nigel Minihane, Bryony Perchard, Rob Pierce

Safeguarding Co-Ordinators: Kate Wilson & Penny Le Bas

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In Jersey, GPs surgeries are private businesses and Primary Care doctors (also known as General Practitioners or family doctors) are commonly a patients first contact with a medical health professional for their health concerns. All GPs are on the States of Jersey Performers List. This enables doctors to demonstrate that they are up-to-date and fit to practise according to the standards laid down by the General Medical Council (GMC) and that any concerns or complaints about a doctor are investigated within Jersey and are acted upon promptly and appropriately.

Primary Care Body's Aims:

  • To encourage and promote the practice of High Quality Primary Care
  • To promote high standards of professional conduct among practitioners
  • To encourage and promote the study and development of Primary Care
  • To work with other agencies to foster development of health services that ensure patient safety and quality of care
  • To represent the views of General Practitioners to other organisations or agencies in particular:-
    • the administration of the profession
    • civil rights or liberties or matters of public interest, or
    • the enactment of legislation or the review or reform of existing laws pertaining to Primary Care
    • changes to delivery of Primary Care in the future

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