This site is intended for health professionals only
Thursday 18 January 2018


All the latest articles, news and reports on premises
Share |


Two 2,000-patient GP practices set to close for being ‘too small’

Thursday 11th January 2018

Two GP surgeries will close at the end of February because they are ‘too small’ to stay open, a CCG has decided.

The decision followed NHS East Lancashire CCG's review of the APMS contract held by provider East Lancashire Medical Services (ELMS).

It will result in the closure of Horsfield Surgery in Colne and Eagle Surgery in Accrington, East Lancashire, each of which has around 2,000 patients on their lists.

ELMS continues to run two larger GP...

Tue, 8 Oct 2013
Pharmacies are paying 68% less rent than they should to rent space in general practice, new figures have revealed
Fri, 20 Sep 2013
Exclusive: Healthcare leaders claim that since NHS Property Services took charge of maintaining and updating premises on 1 April 2013, renovations have ground to a halt
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
GP practices are struggling to meet Care Quality Commission (CQC) premises standards – with some areas even facing 44% non-compliance
Fri, 30 Aug 2013
Is purchasing your practice from NHS Property Services or your Primary Care Trust a viable and tenable option?
Fri, 30 Aug 2013
With energy prices ever on the increase, changing suppliers to avoid price leaps can save your practice money
Fri, 30 Aug 2013
Working as both a practice manager and programme manager of innovation at BHR CCGs, Colleen Atkinson talks about how the two roles complement each other
Thu, 29 Aug 2013
Up to £1.5 million will be invested to find new solutions to rural healthcare in Scotland, the government has announced