MEDICAL staff are celebrating after joining an elite group of GP surgeries to scoop a top award.
Moss Valley Medical Practice, in Eckington, are one of only nine GP practices in the county to have earned the prestigious Quality Practice Award title.
The accreditation is given to surgeries that demonstrate high quality patient care by all staff.
Michelle Slimm, practice manager for the surgery, said: “This is wonderful news for everyone, and we’re thrilled to have been presented with this special award which recognises all the hard work that all our team put into ensuring that our patients’ needs are met every day.
“To be included in the country’s elite is a real honour.”
Initiatives recognised in the award include high breastfeeding rates, organising patient appointments to suit bus times and fitting automatic doors for disabled patients.