FENLAND: GP practices now offering extended opening hours in county-wide overhaul.
MAJOR improvements to GP opening hours across the county have been announced by NHS Cambridgeshire – with nine practices in Fenland included in the overhaul. More than half of the 76 practices across Cambridgeshire are now offering extended hours, after p
MAJOR improvements to GP opening hours across the county have been announced by NHS Cambridgeshire - with nine practices in Fenland included in the overhaul.
More than half of the 76 practices across Cambridgeshire are now offering extended hours, after patients asked for improved access to their GP.
Patients wanted to see GPs opening earlier in the morning, later in the evening and at weekends.
Dr Dennis Cox, Director of Clinical Redesign and Service Improvement, NHS Cambridgeshire, said: "Negotiations between NHS Cambridgeshire and GPs have been extremely positive.
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"Over time, we hope that other Cambridgeshire practices will extend their opening hours."
The Fenland practices now offering extended opening hours are:
- 1 Grandmother of drowning victim calls for Bawsey Pits closure
- 2 Wife's tribute to husband killed in B1101 Elm Road crash
- 3 Cannabis worth over £656,000 uncovered in Fen village
- 4 'Gone but never forgotten' - tributes left by lake where man drowned
- 5 Friends pay tribute to ‘great young lad’ who drowned at Bawsey Pits
- 6 A141 closed at roundabout after lorry overturns
- 7 Floral tributes laid for man killed in B1101 Elm Road crash
- 8 Mum shares her experience in call for IVF to be reinstated
- 9 Jeremy Corbyn to speak at King's Lynn hospital rally
- 10 Man, aged in his 40s, dies after suspected drug-fuelled B1101 crash
• George Clare Surgery, Chatteris
• Jenner Health Centre, Whittlesey
• Manea Surgery
• Mercheford House Surgery, March
• New Queen Street Surgery, Whittlesey
• North Brink Surgery, Wisbech
• Parson Drove Surgery
• Riverside Practice, March
• Trinity Surgery, Wisbech
Patients should contact their surgery directly for full details about extended hours.