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GP Patient Survey Results 2020

94% say the healthcare professional they saw or spoke to was good at treating them with care and concern during their last general practice appointment  

97% were involved as much as they wanted to be in decisions about their care and treatment during their last general practice appointment  

97% had confidence and trust in the healthcare professional they saw or spoke to during their last general practice appointment  

95% felt their needs were met during their last general practice appointment  

92% describe their overall experience of this GP practice as good  

About Ackworth

Ackworth is a lovely semi-rural village in West Yorkshire with excellent state primary schools and a large Independent school (3-18 years).

There is a thriving community, churches and shops and excellent transport links to Leeds, York, the M62 and the A1.

Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Medical Receptionist to join an established, experienced and dedicated team at College Lane Surgery in Pontefract

We are a well-established training practice providing general medical services for our ever growing practice list of over 10,000 patients.

The successful candidate will be a highly flexible person with office and reception skills. A high standard of computer skills, a good telephone manner and the ability to communicate with others are essential. This role is demanding and varied.

We are a fully computerised Practice, utilising SystmOne, Ardens and AccuRx suite of tools.

Our modern premises include a newly renovated branch surgery in Thorpe Audlin.


Depending on experience



Working pattern:


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Key Responsibilities

  • Managing patient enquiries and appointment bookings
  • To ensure accurate efficient record keeping and filing and maintenance of medical record or data in whatever form the practice received or generates it
  • To liaise with hospitals and other providers regarding patients
  • To receive incoming and initiate outgoing telephone calls to assist with prompt and appropriate communications with others, taking messages and dealing with queries appropriately
  • To electronically and manually file patient correspondence into medical records.
  • To assist with the gathering of statistics and information when required
  • To provide cover for members of the team during periods of sickness and annual leave
  • Reviewing medical records and producing accurate summaries of patients past medical history
  • To ensure practice premises including waiting rooms, consulting rooms and offices are always kept in an organised and tidy condition, safeguarding patients, staff and visitors
  • You will contribute to the security and safety of the practice buildings and property when on duty
  • To attend meetings
  • To assist with other clerical and administrative duties as required

Sound Interesting?

Mrs Kirsty Farrar (Practice Manager)


Mrs Jill Nicholls

01977 611023

Alternatively contact us via the online form on our website.