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GP-led Health Centres

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

9. To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the first new GP-led health centre to open; and if he will make a statement. (243639)

I opened the first GP-led health centre on 28 November in Bradford. The second was opened by my hon. Friend the Minister of State (Phil Hope) in Corby on 9 December.

150 further such centres will provide GP services for any member of the public, regardless of where they are registered, from 8 am to 8 pm, 365 days a year, improving access and choice for all.

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects the first GP-led health centre to open. (243647)

The Secretary of State for Health opened the first fully operational GP-led health centre on 28 November in Bradford.

Nottinghamshire primary care trust plans to open its new GP-led health centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield in April 2009.