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General Enquiries: 01249 712232
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NHS 111

Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9DL [Map]



  • Statement of Intent for the Porch Surgery- IT/Electronic patient records
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Publication of GP's net earnings





New contractual requirements came into force from 1st April 2015 requiring that GP practices should make available a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments:-


  1. Referral Management
  2. Electronic Appointment Booking
  3. On line Booking of repeat prescriptions
  4. Summary Care Record
  5. GP2GP transfers


The Porch Surgery now offer our patients all of the requirements under the GP contract relating to IT developments.


    6.   Patient Access to the detailed information from the medical record.



Statement of Purpose

Health and Social Care Act 2008




Part 1

Health and Social Care Act 2008, Regulation 12, schedule 3


The provider’s business contact details, including address for service of notices and other documents, in accordance with Sections 93 and 94 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008


1.  Provider’s name and legal status

Full name1

The Porch Surgery

CQC provider ID


Legal status1




2.  Provider’s address, including for service of notices and other documents

Business address2

The Porch Surgery

Beechfield Road





Post code

SN13 9DL

Business telephone

01249 712232

Electronic mail (email)3



We do wish to receive notices and other documents from CQC by email



3.  The full names of all the Partners in the Porch Partnership

Dr Simon Burrell

Dr Margaret Hatherell

Dr St John Mohr

Dr William Davies

Dr Joanna Swallow

Dr Michele Reade


Part 2

Aims and objectives



  • To provide high quality primary care treatment to our patient population to include consultations, examinations and treatment of medical conditions.
  •  To focus on prevention of disease by promoting healthy living.
  •  To understand and meet the needs of our patients, involve them in decision making about their treatments and encourage them to participate fully. 
  • To involve other professionals in the care of our patients where it is in the patients best interests; i.e. referring for specialist care and advice. 
  • To ensure that all members of the team have the right skills and training to carry out their duties competently. 
  • To create an educational environment, where staff promote and create learning amongst themselves, GP Registrars and Students 
  • To review annually patient satisfactions surveys of the people who use our service and use the results to change when required.




Part 3

Location and the people who use the service their service type(s) and regulated activities.


Name of location 

The Porch Surgery


Beechfield Road




SN13 9DL


01249 712232




Description of the location

(The premises and the area around them, access, adaptations, equipment, facilities, suitability for relevant special needs, staffing & qualifications etc)

The Porch Surgery is a purpose built General Practice situated in the town of Corsham.  Patients are seen on the ground floor which is flat with access for wheelchairs.


We serve a population of circa 12,000 from the town and surrounding communities.




CQC service user bands:


The whole population



The CQC service types(s) provided at this location:


Doctors consultation Service (DCS)


Doctors treatment Service (DTS) 


Regulated activity(ies) carried on at this location


Treatment of disease, disorder or injury

Registered Manager for this activity:  Dr St John Mohr


Surgical Procedures

Registered Manager for this activity:  Dr St John Mohr


Diagnostic and Screening procedures

Registered Manager for this activity:  Dr St John Mohr


Maternity and Midwifery service

Registered Manager for this activity:  Dr St John Mohr


Family Planning Service

Registered Manager for this activity:  Dr St John Mohr





Part 4

Registered manager details


The information below is for manager number:


of a total of:


Managers working for the provider shown in part 1


1.  Manager’s full name

Dr St. John Mohr 


2.  Manager’s contact details

Business address

The Porch Surgery 





Post code

SN13 9DL 

Business telephone

01249 712232 

Manager’s email address



3.  Locations managed by the registered manager at 1 above

(Please see part 3 of this statement of purpose for full details of the location(s))

Name of location (list) 

Percentage of time spent at this location

The Porch Surgery



4.  Regulated activities managed by this manager:

Treatment of disease, disorder or injury

Surgical procedures

Diagnostic and screening procedures

Maternity and midwifery services

Family planning service




5.  Locations, regulated activities and job shares

Where this manager does not manage all of the regulated activities ticked / checked at 4 above at all of the locations listed at 3 above, please describe which regulated activities they manage at which locations below.

Please also describe below any job share arrangements that include or affect this manager.






Publication of GP's net earnings



GP Net Earnings 2018/19


All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (eg average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.


The average pay for GPs who worked for six months or more in The Porch Surgery in the last financial year was £60268 before Tax and National insurance. This is for 3 full time 6 part time and 1 locum GPs.

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