May 11, 2011
New £2.5m health campus opens for first patients in Berrow
brand new multi-million pound health campus in Berrow has opened
for the first time this week.
The £2.5million centre in Brent Road, pictured, welcomed
its first patients on Monday (May 9th).
addition to a new GP surgery for the practice's nine doctors and
12 nursing and healthcare assistants, the site also includes a
pharmacy, new NHS dental services and day services supporting
people with dementia.
of the facilities has been jointly funded by Burnham Medical Centre
and NHS Somerset. An official opening ceremony will be held over
the next few weeks.
Burnham Medical Centre's Management Partner Debbie Halls, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Everyone is delighted that building
has now finished on the new Berrow Health Campus and that it is
welcoming its first patients. They are superb, modern facilities."
added that the new development enables Burnham Medical Centre
to provide health services to the people of Berrow and Brean in
addition to those already offered at its Love Lane site.
Barrie OBE, Chairman of NHS Somerset, joined practice staff, doctors
and the project's architects at a turf cutting ceremony in June
2010, as featured here.