PUBLISHED: 16:58 17 March 2019 | UPDATED: 17:00 17 March 2019 Gareth Newnham Graham Road Surgery could merge with Clarence Park. Picture: MARK ATHERTON Archant Readers have weighed in on plans which could see two Weston GP surgeries merged, Options to merge Clarence Park Surgery with the Graham Road branch will affect around 14,000 patients.Clarence Park could either close fully or operate as a branch site, which would offer advanced nurse practitioners, treatment room and chronic disease services lead by nurses. Both surgeries are run by Locality Health Centre (LHC CIC) and serve the town centre and seafront areas.The viability of a GP practice with fewer than 5,000 patients has been questioned by health bosses, who had concerns over the ‘limitations’ of Clarence Park and the associated scalability of Graham Road.Mark Graham, chief executive for the LHC CIC, said: “We are reviewing the services to provide the best facilities possible to all 14,000 patients.“GP services have changed a lot in the past five years, and Clarence Park is still not fit for purpose. There are real problems with that building, and it has limitations.”Clarence Park is less than a mile from the Graham Road practice and serves just under 5,000… Read full this story
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