The Westgate and Cloisters Practices have now merged.
There is more information below about this merger, plus a link for a list of FAQs (this will open as a PDF).
Why did we merge?
The NHS is under constant pressure to meet the needs of local communities at both a Primary (GP Practice) and Secondary levels (Hospitals).
As Lichfield is a rapidly growing city, both practices feel they need to combine their teams and other resources to respond to this growth.
The merger has provided the opportunity to improve the service level to our patients with potentially longer opening times, new services and making the most of the array of skills across the combined staff base.
We have consulted with the Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) of both Practices.
What does this mean for you?
Further information is available in the enclosed Patient FAQ document (attached).
Patients will be able see any of the GPs working with us. There will be:
- 20 GPs,
- 5 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and
- 10 Practice Nurses, supported by an extensive management and Patient Services team.
We will provide a varied range of services to patients and the local community. We work locally with Samuel Johnson hospital, local Nursing Homes and other local Practices.
Practice Merger FAQ