Station Medical Centre
We've moved! Hereford Medical Group delivers services from five sites:
Station Medical Centre, Bobblestock Surgery, Credenhill Surgery, Quay House Medical Centre and South Wye Medical Centre
Our telephone numbers have not changed.
What is the biggest change for patients? The main change is that a number of our old sites have now closed permanently. Patients will now be offered appointments at Station Medical Centre.
Our duty team, who deal with urgent on the day requests, are based at Station Medical Centre.
Throughout October and November Greyfriars Surgery, Moorfield House Surgery and Sarum House Surgery will close.
The services delivered from these sites will move to Station Medical Centre.
23/10/2020 - Sarum House closes
28/10/2020 - Care Navigation Centre relocates to Station Medical Centre
29/10/2020 - Duty Team (on the day care) relocates to Station Medical Centre
30/10/2020 - Moorfield House closes
06/11/2020 - Greyfriars Surgery closes
Thursday 20th August
At the end of August King Street Surgery and Aylestone Hill Surgery will be closed permenantly as we prepare to move into Station Medical Centre.
The closure of these sites, before the opening of Station Medical Centre, has not impacted on our clinical capacity and we will continue to offer face to face appointments at Bobblestock Surgery, Sarum House Surgery and South Wye Medical Centre; whilst adhereing to Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines.
Station Medical Centre will open in October 2020. Greyfriars Surgery, Moorfield House Surgery and Sarum House Surgery will close in October 2020 and services deleivered from these sites will move to Station Medical Centre.
From October 2020 HMG will deliver services from Station Medical Centre, Bobblestock Surgery, Credenhill Surgery, Quay House Medical Centre and South Wye Medical Centre.
Wednesday 12th August
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Station Medical Centre!
On Tuesday 11th August Hereford Medical Group (HMG) was excited to welcome the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Station Medical Centre for a private visit and to show him how the building is progressing and a glimpse of the facilities that will be on offer for both patients and staff.
Dr. Watts, Clinical Director for HMG Primary Care Network (PCN) said: “The Prime Minister heard about our desire to provide improved services through this new building. He also heard how fortunate we were to receive support from NHS England and Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group to be able to undertake this project”.
The new building will have 49 clinical rooms including specialist rooms such as a minor operations suite and activity room for use by the physiotherapist.
Station Medical Centre will provide enhanced accomodation for administrative staff with a large purpose built space for staff to work in on the second floor. The second floor also benefits from an education room, library, meeting rooms and a well-equipped staff room to ensure that staff have somewhere to relax during break times.
Dr. Duffett, Chairman of HMG, Dr. Watts, Mr. Ceri Chaplin, Business Manager and Miss. Bethany Wright, Communications and Patient Experience Manager, met with the Prime Minister along with representatives from Prime Plc, the developers of the build, Speller Metcalfe, the building contractors, Mr. Simon Trickett from Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Jesse Norman MP.
Dr. Duffett showed the Prime Minister around Station Medical Centre and highlighted many of the innovative primary care roles Hereford Medical Group will have working in the Station Medical Centre. Dr Duffett shared how we deliver our services and how we have adapted throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Duffett said: “It was fantastic to be able to share the new medical centre with the Prime Minister; Station Medical Centre will be a state of the art facility for both our patients and staff and we feel extremely lucky that Hereford Medical Group will be able to call Station Medical Centre home”.
Simon Trickett, Chief Executive Officer at NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group said: ‘It was great that the PM had time to come and visit what will be a hugely important development for the people of Hereford. We are proud of the work that the system did in pulling together a range of things to make the new Medical Centre possible and hope very much that it becomes a big part of healthcare delivery for the local population’.
Hereford Medical Group would like to thank all their patients for their understanding throughout the past two years. It has been an intense period of change and we are grateful for our supportive patients, community and staff. The opening of Station Medical Centre will bring a new wave of change but we are confident that our patients and staff will embrace this change that we have been working towards since we merged in 2018. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said “It was fantastic to see this brand new GP surgery being built right here in Hereford. When it opens its doors this autumn, patients around the city and surrounding communities will benefit from excellent care and access to a number of services under one roof.”
Published: Nov 1, 2020