What is Sutton Coldfield Group Practice?
Sutton Coldfield Group Practice was formed on the 1st July 2017 from a full merger of the follwoing practices:
Falcon Medical Centre
Four Oaks Medical Centre
Ley Hill Surgery
Sutton Park Surgery
Why have the doctors decided to do this?
It has become increasingly challenging to provide high quality general practice services within the NHS as a single practice. By merging our practices we are able to work together in a more efficient way to ensure that our teams are able to spend as much time with patients as possible. We are also able to work much more closely with our hospitals, community care services and social services for the benefit of patients.
What does this mean for patients?
We will continue to provide high quality patient care at all of our locations. Working at larger scale will also allow us to develop innovative ways of delivering healthcare which will further improve the services we offer. what is important is that now and in the future our patients are, and always will be, our first priority.
Is the practice still part of Our Health Partnership?
Yes. As a merged large practice we are still part of Our Health Partnership.
What will happen next?
We are working towards developing a single website for Sutton Coldfield Group Practice and will also form a combined Patient Participation Group for our new organisation.
We have recruited a Business Manager, Sarah Longland, who will work closely with the doctors to be certain that any changes we may make to the way we work and develop are in the interests of all concerned.
We will provide progress updates in due course but should you have any questions please contact the manager at the surgery site where you are registered and they will be able to help.