We are delighted to announce our intention to merge with the Portland Surgery on 1st July 2021. Following discussion with GPs and staff at the Portland Surgery about our strengths and weaknesses as individual organisations, and our vision for services in the future, we have concluded that we share the same ambition, and a merger of the two organisations offers significant benefits, providing a genuinely exciting opportunity in terms of increased resources, skills and experience.
The same doctors, practice nurses and staff will still be part of the new team. You will be able to see your chosen doctor as usual. The same principles of quality and personal care will continue to be uppermost in the new partnership but our aim is to enhance services and flexibility whilst ensuring stability for our patients. An enlarged organisation also allows us to improve access to services.
The practices are very enthusiastic about the new partnership (which will be known as ‘Weston House Practice’) and we will be working closely over the coming months to integrate systems and combine processes. However, our main priority is to ensure a seamless transition for our patients and minimise any disruption.
We see this as an opportunity for us to build a secure future for our two practices. For you, it will mean a proactive practice able to manage and navigate the challenges of the NHS and offer the best for our patients with excellent resources.
We will keep you updated regularly with any further developments.