The Fulcrum Medical Practice is a specialist GP service and substance misuse service. We provide pharmacology services – prescribing and psychosocial – therapeutic services to support people to recover from their addictions to drugs and alcohol. Based in Middlesbrough we deliver services and provide treatment for approximately 1,000 people.
The Fulcrum’s working knowledge and understanding of our clients and their needs means that we provide accessible services in a range of settings. This is to ensure convenience and maximise opportunities for client engagement and retention in their recovery plan.
Our opening hours include weekends and evenings and we have protected appointment slots to provide responsiveness and flexibility.
Our existing services are delivered as a community based clinical treatment service through a hub and spoke model. In addition to clinic provision from our central administrative base in Middlesbrough, we also provide satellite and outreach clinics and services at premises and locations including; pharmacists, community buildings and other provider locations.
Our Equality and Diversity Strategy, in line with current legislation, states our commitment to ensure that no exclusions on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation or physical and /or mental impairment. Specific services are provided and tailored to the needs of distinct client groups including; homeless, families, prostitutes, parents and young people.
The core values for the organisation define the organisational ethos and will be demonstrated in the way we deliver our services. They are as follows: