Consultation on merger of two GP practices

Latest – November 2018

In a press release dated 12 November, the East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group’s (ELR CCG) Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) approved Two Shires Medical Practice and Kibworth Medical Centre’s proposal to merge the two practices into one practice.

The two practices will write to patients in due course informing them of the decision and next steps. The CCG will support the practices to ensure they are able to respond to wider comments made by members of the public where possible. The practices will also work on a merger operational plan between now and March 2019, with a view to the formal merger being in place from April 2019.

September 2018

Two more drop-in events have been arranged in the Kibworths:

  • Tuesday 9th October at 6.30pm at Kibworth Medical Centre, Smeeton Road
  • Wednesday 10th October at 6.30pm at Two Shires Medical Practice, Station Street

The requests by the local MP, Neil O’Brien, and County Councillor, Dr Kevin Feltham, for a public meeting has so far not been accepted.  If you agree a public meeting would be beneficial please write to the Kibworth Medical Centre Practice Manager, Kirsty Whawell – email Kirsty.Whawell@GP-C82001.nhs.uk

Original announcement (July 2018)

Two Shires Medical Practice and Kibworth Medical Centre have announced a 90 day consultation between 18 July and 15 October on the practices’ proposal to merge the two practices into one practice from April 2019.

The aim of the proposed merger is to improve the overall range and quality of services to all patients by providing better access to services including clinical staff, increasing GP availability and continuity of care for patients.

Once the consultation has come to an end, the feedback will be analysed  externally before being presented to East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group’s (ELR CCG) Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC). The PCCC will consider the feedback and make a decision.

Seventeen (17) drop-in events have been arranged and will be held in Fleckney, Market Harborough, Great Glen, Hallaton, Medbourne and Kibworth Beauchamp at various dates, times and venues.

For further information or to access information electronically visit:
www.kibworth-gps.co.uk and www.twoshiresmedicalpractice.co.uk

For further information contact:
Kirsty Whawell
Practice Manager, Kibworth Medical Centre
Tel: 0116 2793308