Local people will benefit from a range of health and care services that will now be provided from the Lowford Centre, Bursledon from 1 October 2022.
The range of services includes:
GP appointments - Thursday 2pm to 6pm, Friday 8am to 4.30pm
Mental Health practitioner - Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Nurse practitioners - Monday and Wednesday 2pm to 6pm
Physiotherapists - Mondays to Thursday 8am to 6pm, Friday 8am to 3.30pm
Health & Wellbeing Coaches - Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
Health Visitor - Wednesday 8am to 12noon
Social Prescribers - Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
Care Navigators & Proactive Nurse - Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am to 1pm
Blood tests - Saturday 9am to 11am
There will also be an Enhanced Access service (including Urgent Primary Care Service) outside of normal working hours on weekday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Saturdays 9am to 9pm, Sundays 9am to 6pm.
Cabinet Lead for Health, Cllr Tonia Craig, said, “I am delighted that by working in partnership with the local surgeries and Council Leader Keith House, we have been able to ensure that this extensive range of much needed health and care services are now more readily available for people who live in the southern parishes to use.”
The services are being provided by Eastleigh Southern Parishes Network which is a collective of GP surgeries that includes Blackthorn, Hedge End and West End. They are all working together to share resources, skills & experience to provide health and care services for patients in the Eastleigh Southern Parishes area.
To access these services, residents are advised to contact their GP practice in the first instance.