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Proposed Merger with Rawdon Surgery

Details of the proposed merger with Rawdon Surgery and links to more information

Proposed Merger with Rawdon Surgery

From the left: Dr Chris Mills – Rawdon Surgery, Dr Elaine James – Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice, Dr Gwyn Elias – Rawdon Surgery, Dr Laura Clegg – Rawdon Surgery and Dr Adrian Rees – Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice

Not pictured: Dr Duncan Robson – Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice, Dr Sumana Reddy – Rawdon Surgery and Dr Tim Sheard – Rawdon Surgery

Our two practices have been working closely together successfully for a number of years and the GP Partners are hoping to build on this success by becoming one Practice next year. They will maintain their current buildings and patients will retain the same named GP, whilst having the flexibility to access additional services at either of the two sites.

Why the GP Partners are looking at merger

The decision to look at this has been taken after careful consideration to help ensure consistent high quality care, in order to improve and future-proof safe, effective and sustainable primary care for the local population.

Dr Adrian Rees,

“This is a positive move and one we feel is right to ensure future viability and to protect and enhance patient services. Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice has recently had two partners reach retirement age and Rawdon Surgery has one partner retiring early next year.  We chose to take this opportunity to make both practices stronger, successful and viable for primary care in the coming decades.”


About Rawdon Surgery

Rawdon Surgery – is a caring and forward thinking practice looking at the needs of our patients and working closely with the local community. Rawdon Surgery’s new building was purpose built in 1987 and the Annexe added in 1997. It currently has 22 staff with 5 partners and 2 salaried GPs we currently have 8,100 patients registered at Rawdon Surgery.  CQC Rated Good. 88.5% of patients would recommend (NHS Choices)

Patients’ role

We want our patients to be involved, have an opportunity to share their views and hopefully help shape the future of this bigger practice.   We strongly believe that the merger will bring benefit to patients, staff and GP partners. A letter will be sent out to all households registered at either Practice in the next few days and more information is available via the links below:

Click here for the full letter detailing benefits and changes proposed.

Click here  for FAQs regarding the proposed merger.

Click here  to complete the survey designed to ensure our plans reflect the needs of our patients.

Click here  for the dates and times of drop-in sessions.

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