Proposed Merger of Blessing Medical Centre with Park House and Lonsdale Medical Centres
* Updated 21/8/19.
We are informing patients of Blessing Medical Centre (BMC), Park House and Lonsdale Medical Centre (LMC) propose to merge our services on 1 November 2019. It is possible that this date may change depending on further developments. The need to merge the practices is driven by increasing demands placed on local GP surgeries to provide high quality, innovative and specialist services to meet the diverse and complex needs of local residents.
We are NOT relocating and the practice site will remain open.
Our Frequently Asked Questions document will help answer questions you may have. You are invited to send comments or queries to our practice email address email@example.com. Debbie, the Managing Partner will respond to them.
We have already had two Question and Answer sessions on the 1st and 8th August. The final session is on the 17th September 4-6pm. Both Debbie and the Chair of the Patient Forum, Coreen, will be available to answer your queries. The closing date for all feedback and comments will be the 27th September 2019.
Proposed Merger. Frequently Asked Questions
Primary Care Network
Primary care Networks is an innovative approach to strengthening and redesigning primary care. Developed by the NAPC, the model brings together a range of health and social care professionals to work together to provide enhanced personalised and preventative care for their local community.
NHSE and the CCGs are piloting a scheme for GP practices to work collaboratively to support and develop patient services and improve primary care services for patient within the community.
A meeting was held on the 18th March.
Updates to follow.
Care Quality Commission
The practice's Care Quality Commission (CQC) report is now available. The practice was rated as overall 'GOOD' by the inspectors. Areas that were highlighted by the inspectors as needing improvement have been addressed by the practice.
To read the full report please use the link below:
(Site updated 21/08/2019)