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New two year contract signed with Putnoe Walk in Centre

28 September 2018


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Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Partners at Putnoe Medical Centre have this week signed a new two year contract to continue to deliver walk-in services north of the river in Bedford.

From 1 October 2018, the walk-in service will be open 8am – 2pm Monday – Friday and from 8am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday and 8am-5pm on Bank Holidays.

The walk-in service is open to all NHS patients who need to access a same day GP or nurse appointment.

Alan Streets, Accountable Officer of Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group said:

“We are delighted to be able to announce we have signed a new two year contract with Putnoe Medical Centre which means that walk-in services will continue to be delivered at Putnoe.”

“The provision of services from Putnoe in addition to new ‘Extended Access’ Primary Care appointments and the new Urgent Treatment Centre on the Bedford Hospital site will ensure patients in Bedfordshire have improved access to healthcare at a time that is convenient to them.”

 

For more information contact bedsccg.communications@nhs.net or call 01525 624440



 

Notes to editors

• Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for planning, organising and buying NHS-funded healthcare for the 441,000 people who live in Bedfordshire. This includes hospital, community health and mental health services.


• BCCG is run by GPs, nurses, hospital doctors and other clinicians – the people you see whenever you come into contact with the NHS. All 48 GP practices in Bedfordshire are members of the CCG which is divided into five areas, which we call localities. These are: Bedford, Chiltern Vale, Leighton Buzzard, Ivel Valley and West Mid Bedfordshire and all the 48 GP practices in Bedfordshire are members.


www.bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk

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