LEICESTER-BASED SPIRIT HEALTHCARE APPOINTED AS PROVIDER OF PRIMARY CARE SERVICES FOR THREE LEICESTER GP PRACTICES

Spirit Healthcare is working with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and Bushloe Surgery to ensure a smooth handover of services for patients and staff

4th August 2017

Spirit Healthcare is pleased to announce it has been awarded a five-year contract by NHS Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to provide primary care services at three Leicester GP practices, as part of the CCG’s wider re-procurement process. 

 Tim Loveridge, Spirit’s Managing Director Clinical Services said “We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded the contracts to provide these GP services from 1 October 2017. We will be working with our NHS partners, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and local GP practice Bushloe Surgery, to make sure the patients at Asquith Surgery, Beaumont Leys Health Centre and the two practices at Rushey Mead Health Centre, which will come together as one, get the very best care.” 

He added “We will be meeting with local patients and surgery staff as soon as we can – and look forward to talking to as many people as possible. We will also be writing out to patients in due course, to introduce ourselves and share our ambitions. Patients will continue to be able to access the practices in the way they do now on 1 October.” 

Notes to editors:  

Spirit Healthcare has been working in partnership with patients, the NHS and local authorities across the UK since 2009. Spirit’s ongoing mission is to deliver real value in healthcare – empowering people to take control of their health, make best use of NHS resources and utilise new technology.  

Spirit’s clinical service provision focuses on the improved delivery of primary care and providing long-term condition management and lifestyle services, empowering people to take control of their health. Locally, Spirit has been providing diabetes education to patients with type 2 diabetes across Leicester since April 2016, with 99% of patients stating they would recommend the service to friends and family. 

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