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Proposed Merger with Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice

Details of the proposed merger with Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice and links to more information

Proposed Merger with Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice

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.

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

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.

“We care about the services that we offer to patients and believe that by bringing the two practices together we will demonstrate our values and behaviours of caring, respectfulness and efficiency in the delivery of service improvement for all our patients. We know from experience that both the practices involved have like-minded values and share the same ethos and vision for patient services.”Dr Laura Clegg

The national direction of primary care is changing. There are ambitious plans in the NHS to have a wider range of services than is currently the case, delivered at scale in primary care settings. This merger will enable the practices to develop a more sustainable future both clinically and financially, investing in new staff, facilities and equipment for our patients.”Dr Chris Mills

About Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice

Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice – is a friendly medical practice, focussed on the needs of our patients and the local community. Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice is based in Silver Lane Surgery, a purpose-built premises close to the centre of Yeadon. We currently have 24 staff with 3 GP partners and 3 salaried GPs. We currently have 6,500 patients registered at the practice.  CQC Rated Good. 91.6% of patients would recommend (NHS Choices).

Patients role

Have your say by completing our patient survey designed to ensure our plans reflect the needs of our patients.

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.

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

Click here for FAQs regarding the proposed merger.

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

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