About us

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

Chairman: Nigel Minihane

Treasurer: Phil Terry

Secretary: Aimee Maskell

Ordinary Members: Lizzie Guise, Christian Jury, James Mair, Philippa Venn, Mark Wilbourn, Lauren Wilson-Kelly, 

Practice Manager Representative: Carol Hunt

Safeguarding Co-Ordinator: Nel Monren

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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

Latest News

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Night-time GP service under threat of closure

A ‘VITAL’ night-time doctors service could be scrapped – leaving Islanders without GP cover overnight – unless more money is found to make the scheme sustainable... A temporary increase in funding…

Cervical Screening

GPs now providing cervical smears free of charge more... …

Abuse settlement costs should be made public

The largest settlement in the British Isles has now been made in Jersey - but no indication as to the amount... the government has reassured the public that no public money was spent. But how much…

Rising insurance rates ‘are pricing GPs out of Jersey’

THE Island is struggling to recruit GPs as a result of rising insurance rates they must pay to work in Jersey on top of the high cost of living Read the full article here: Jersey Evening Post …

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