Pride in Practice


Our practice has been awarded the Pride in Practice Silver Award by the LGBT Foundation

Receiving the 'Pride in Practice' Silver Award for Portland Medical Centre signifies several key achievements and commitments:

Recognition of Excellence

The award acknowledges the GP practice's outstanding dedication to inclusivity and patient care, particularly for LGBTQ+ communities.

Inclusive Environment

Demonstrates that the practice provides a welcoming and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ patients.

Training and Education

Staff at the practice have received training to understand and address the unique healthcare needs of LGBTQ+ individuals.

Patient-Centered Care

Emphasizes the practice's commitment to offering patient-centered care that respects the diverse identities and experiences of all patients.

Health Equity

Highlights the practice's efforts in promoting health equity and reducing disparities in healthcare outcomes for LGBTQ+ people.

Policy and Practice Changes

Reflects that the practice has implemented policies and procedures that support LGBTQ+ inclusivity, such as using correct registration procedures , recognizing diverse family structures, and ensuring confidentiality.

Community Engagement

Shows the practice's active engagement with the LGBTQ+ community, fostering trust and better health outcomes.

Continuous Improvement

Indicates a commitment to ongoing improvement and regular reassessment of practices to maintain high standards of care and inclusivity.

The 'Pride in Practice' Silver Award serves as a testament to the GP practice's dedication to providing high-quality, inclusive healthcare.

For more information please visit the LGBT Foundation