Mark has called on Health and Social Care Ministers to agree a timetable for the completion of the proposed new GP surgery in Shifnal.
NHS England has advised that the final business case for the proposed new GP surgery in Shifnal will be presented at the next Primary Care Commissioning Committee in December 2021. Mr Pritchard has sent a letter to Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group to express his support for the business case.
Commenting, The Rt Hon Mark Pritchard MP said:
"Along with Councillor Ed Bird and others, I have been pressing the Clinical Commissioning Group to get on with the new GP surgery. With the increasing number of new homes in Shifnal and growing demand for primary care, it is vital that the new GP surgery is built as soon as possible".
The full text of The Rt Hon Mark Pritchard MP's question to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care about the provision of GP services in Shifnal is as follows:
The Department of Health and Social Care has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (79304):
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will (a) hold discussions with Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG on extending the provision of GPs services in Shifnal and (b) agree a timetable for the completion of the proposed new GP surgery in Shifnal. (79304)
Tabled on: 22 November 2021
Maria Caulfield (Minister for Patient Safety and Primary Care):
We have no current plans to do so. NHS England advises that the final business case for the proposed new surgery in Shifnal is due to be presented at the next Primary Care Commissioning Committee in December.
The answer was submitted on 30 Nov 2021 at 17:15.