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Hightown Surgery                                                               Care Quality Commission    

Hightown Gardens                                                              Overall rating - Good

Banbury, OX16 9DB                                                            March 2017

Tel 01295 270722

Current Vacancies



An increasingly rare opportunity to join a forward-looking, partner lead practice which values autonomy for all staff and continuity of care for patients?


We’re looking for newly qualified or experienced GPs who are keen to work in a team that look after each other, whilst embracing change for the benefit of staff & patients. We have flexible options to be salaried +/- view to partnership, full-time or part-time : the most important factor is whether this is the right place for you.


Would you like to live in an area of beautiful English countryside, close to major cities and cultural towns?


Hightown Surgery may be the place you’re looking for


Banbury is a growing market town on the edge of the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds, close to Oxford, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and Bicester Village.

Good choice of schools, both private and state.

Excellent transport links to London, Birmingham and the rest of the UK, both by rail and motorway.


Situated next to the Horton General Hospital; facilitates good links with local consultants. New hospital campus planning underway.

List size 11,400 Purpose built premises.

What we can offer you:


- Mentorship at whatever stage you are in your career, if desired


    • Encouragement of portfolio careers and special interests. We are working with Oxfordshire CCG to develop opportunities for these at the Horton Hospital.


-Training Practice, Banbury VTS. We support the Retainer Scheme and have an active First 5 group locally.



- Tier 2 Visa Sponsors. We are keen that our team benefits from staff with a wide range of backgrounds and experience.



- One of the first practices to establish a GP Pharmacy Team (2 pharmacists, pharmacy technician and prescription clerks)



-Consistently high patient satisfaction rating, CQC rating Good.

A supportive PPG & our patient rep is PCN associate board member.


-Daily get together at lunchtime and an open door policy when not consulting, as well as weekly PHCT and clinical meetings.


-15 minute appointments, personalised surgery times


- Primary care visiting service (paramedics) to reduce GP visits


-Well developed workflow optimisation, taking admin away from GPs. Exploring ways to best use E-consult and telephone consultations to free up face 2 face time for patients that really need it and to promote continuity of care.


Members of active local federation.


Our senior partner is the Clinical Director of Banbury PCN.


We are working with our PPG and staff to encourage more environmentally sustainable ways of working and travel to work, and are registered with the RCGP Green Impact for Health.


We are a Parkrun practice and regularly participate.


Have we tempted you? Are you the GP we’re looking for?

We would love to hear from you and strongly encourage an informal visit. Please contact our Practice Manager Diane Stringer on or 01295 270722



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