Practice Background

The Hamilton Practice is a medium sized practice in the former London over-spill town of Harlow. The town has a population of some 90,000 residents, with the practice having around 11% of the population as its list of registered patients.

The patients are a mixed socio-economic group, ranging from patients living in the affluent Tye Green Village district through elderly residents of warden-controlled homes to single mothers on low incomes.

The practice list size is currently just over 9,500. Most of the patients live within a short distance of the practice, in the Bush Fair district of Harlow. However, a significant proportion live somewhat farther afield, although all reside within the boundaries of Harlow Town.

Patient Age Profile

Staffing Profile

The practice provides its services through the efforts of 1 full-time GP & 5 part-time GPs together with 1 full-time & 1 part-time RGN Grade Nurses & 3 part-time Healthcare Assistants Fourteen administrative staff support the clinicians in their provision of care to the patients.

The support team ranges from a practice manager, through secretaries and computer clerks, to the front line receptionists in day to day and face to face contact with the patients.