Public Consultation on the future of the Bargate Medical Centre site
A public consultation will be held throughout May as to the future of the Bargate Medical Centre site.
As a modern surgery we have a responsibility to provide access to high quality care and treatment in the most appropriate place.
The Bargate medical Centre was opened in January 2008 at the rear of the Boots store on Above Bar Street. The premises at the rear of Boots were only ever intended to be a short term solution to the access problems at the previous Oxford Street Surgery. Accessibility remains a major issue.
In September 2013, the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England, reviewed the premises at the Bargate Medical Centre. Issues relating to accessibility, infection control and staff security were highlighted.
The premises at the Bargate Medical Centre are not fit for 21st century healthcare and cannot be expanded to make them fit for the future. Patients, residents and members of the public are to requested to consider the proposals, to consider the options and to let us know their views.
Please see the attached consulation document below.
Public Consultation paper (Word format)
Public Consultation paper May 2016