Of 49 manifesto promises reviewed by Cabinet last month, residents will be pleased to note that one specific measure for Colnbrook is on track.
Langley Health Centre will hold an open evening on Wednesday, 10th May. The event is an opportunity for the practice, which is currently rated “outstanding”, to update patients with the practice’s progress. All Langley Health Centre patients are invited to attend but, for local residents keen to vent about the closure of the Colnbrook branch surgery, the practice has stressed that the evening is not a forum for complaints.
The CCG, the group that is responsible for providing local NHS services, says it would be interested to know how many patients would wish to register with a new Medical Centre located in the heart of Colnbrook. The CCG will be discuss a Colnbrook practice at its next meeting in July.
Parish councillors working exhaustively to bring a surgery back to Colnbrook say that Heathrow Airport has expressed interest in stepping in to provide funding for alternative premises.
Campaigners against the closure of the Colnbrook Surgery are calling on residents to Campaigners against the closure of the Colnbrook Surgery are calling on residents to turn out en masse tomorrow at a demonstration coinciding with its last ever surgery. They want to make sure the landlord gets the message about the strength of local feeling at the loss of a vital community asset.
The Parish Council remains the best hope for bringing a GP surgery back to Colnbrook according to the Slough Commissioning Group, in a radio interview earlier today. But the Parish itself is calling on residents to mobilise a letter-writing campaign to the NHS, Langley Health Centre and commissioning groups.
Healthwatch Slough has this evening confirmed that Colnbrook Surgery will close at the end of February. It follows a meeting this afternoon of the Joint Commissioning Committee, the forum which involves Slough Co-Commissioning Group and NHS England that oversees GP services and primary care.
The closure of the last branch surgery in Colnbrook will no doubt be seen as a blow to the village, but hope remains for a new surgery and Langley Health Centre has committed to measures to improve the access for Colnbrook residents.
Langley Health Centre is embarking on a consultation on the impact of its plans to close the Colnbrook branch surgery… Read More »