The Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group Primary Care Committee will be meeting on Thursday 22nd July to make a decision on the application by Danebridge to close Sandiway Surgery .
The 'Save Our Surgery' Group will be represented and will speak at the meeting. The link below is to the main paper that has been prepared by the CCG for that meeting, and includes a detailed report by them .
The paper including the Appendices referred to can be accessed via the CCG website Meetings & Events - Cheshire CCG. You can attend the meeting virtually using the same link.
Alternatively, PRESS HERE to view the agenda for the meeting, including all the reports submitted by Danebridge and our "Save Our Surgery" team.
UPDATE on 22 July 2021: Despite concerted efforts over the past 18 months by our 'Save Our Surgery' team, local Parish Councillors, Borough Councillors, our elected MP and not to mention many local residents, the NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group today took the unanimous decision to agree to Danebridge's application to close Sandiway Surgery. A sad day!
Application to close Sandiway Surgery by Danebridge Medical Practice - decision of the NHS Cheshire CCG Primary Care Commissioning Committee
At its meeting on the 22 July 2021, the Primary Care Commissioning Committee of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) approved the application by Danebridge Medical Practice, Northwich to permanently close its branch premises in Sandiway, Northwich.
The CCG has now formally written to Danebridge Medical Practice outlining that the exact date of the closure still needs to be confirmed following agreement of a branch premises closure plan between the CCG and the Practice. The CCG has been clear to the Practice that this will be at a date no sooner than 90 days from the date (22 July 2021) of approval of the application by the Committee.
The Committee, at its meetings, also instructed the Practice that as part of its closedown plan that it needs to continue to engage with and communicate with its patients so as to ensure that patients are aware of the changes and the date that they will take effect.
Furthermore, the Committee has requested that Danebridge Medical Practice maintains a continual dialogue with its patients and the communities that it provides services to, listens to the feedback it receives around its service offer, and provides ample opportunity for its patients to shape the delivery model so that it meets the needs of its patients and continues the work it is undertaking to address the concerns raised around access and support to services, especially those who are clinically extremely vulnerable and/or who may face barriers to access services.
Further information regarding the closedown plan will be brought back to a future meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee. Details around future dates can be found at www.cheshireccg.nhs.uk/meetings
Please refer to the Danebridge Medical Practice website https://www.danebridge.org.uk/ for further news regarding the closure and details regarding opportunities to get involved with the Practice.