DR HENRY LEWIS
MBBS (LOND), MRCGP
Trained at Charing Cross & Westminister Hospital and his desire to follow in his father’s footsteps as a rural GP brought him to Eye in October 2000 and, in August 2005, he became senior partner. He is married with three children and lives in the practice area.
DR CHRISTIAAN PARTRIDGE
MBChB, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP
Born and bred in Suffolk, studied medicine at Dundee University. His post graduate training brought him back to Suffolk and he joined the practice in April 2004. He lives with his wife and two young children near Eye and in his spare time enjoys a wide variety of sporting activities.
Our Nurses can advise you on minor ailments, injections and immunisations, foreign travel, minor injuries, suture removal, blood pressure checks and blood and urine testing. They can also support you with long-term conditions such as asthma and diabetes and run chronic disease management clinics.
Our Healthcare Assistants support the practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as: Phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, health checks, ECGs, new patient checks, wound care, dopplers and acting as a chaperone.
Paramedics work autonomously within the community at an advanced level of practice, using their enhanced clinical assessment and treatment skills to provide first point of contact for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems relating to minor illness or injury, abdominal pains, chest pains and headaches.
The Practice also has a full time prescribing Paramedic called Matthew Goodey who works alongside the GP's.
Our team at reception are often the first contact you have with the practice. They are trained in confidentiality and cover a range of responsibilities from administrative tasks to dealing with patient requests.
Our Dispensary team are highly trained in pharmacy and medication. They can help you with any queries you may have regarding your acute or repeat prescriptions.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Assistant Practice Manager
Primary Care Network
Primary Care Networks (PCN) are groups of GP practices working closely together (along with other healthcare staff and organisations) providing integrated services to the local population. Eye Health Centre is part of the East Suffolk PCN, one of the largest PCNs in England made up of 13 practices and more than 150,000 patients.