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Lancashire Coastal

Lancashire Coastal LMC covers Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and the coastal towns Fleetwood, Lytham and St Annes. It also covers the market towns of Kirkham, Garstang and Poulton together with many coastal & rural villages in between. It is divided into localities coterminous with the three Clinical Commissioning Groups.

The Committee represents all GPs within the constituency and has 21 members. Each member will, on average, represent a constituency of 23,000 patients, typically being cared for by 16 GPs. The committee tries to organise itself to have representation based on neighbourhoods. The number of practices that this represents will depend on the size of practices in each neighbourhood but will be around 3 to 5 practices.

The LMC meets each month at The Village Hotel in the evening on rotating days.

The officers of the committee are:

Chair: Dr Stephen Hardwick

Treasurer: Dr Jessica Rose

Secretary: Mr Peter Higgins

Executive Lead: Faye Ollis

Liaison Officer: Maria Mulberry

 Your local representatives are:

Area

Name

Practice

Number

Blackpool North Dr R Clark Layton Medical Practice 01253 392403
Blackpool Central Dr E Bonsell South King Street Medical Centre 01253 626637
Dr C Scott St. Paul’s Medical Centre 01253 623896
Blackpool South Dr N Barr Highfield Surgery 01253 953950
Dr S Singh Abbeydale Medical Centre 01253 696696
Kirkham Dr S Hardwick Kirkham Health Centre 01772 683420
Thornton Dr P Pandya Thornton Medical Centre 01253 854321
St. Annes Dr R Thorpe Old Links Surgery 01253 713621
Garstang Dr M Oliver The Windsor Surgery 01995 603350
Fleetwood Dr M Saunders Mount View Practice 01253 951999
Over Wyre Dr C Coyle Queensway Medical Centre
Lytham Dr A Butler Reid  Ansdell Medical Centre 01253 957300
Sessional’s Dr M Lupton Sessional GP
DR J Rose Sessional GP – Poulton

Message from the LMC Chairman, Dr Stephen Hardwick

I consider it a great honour to be chairman of an organisation which has represented local GPs for over a hundred years and hope that principles such as duty, compassion, responsibility, fairness, and pragmatism which have characterised the work of the General Practitioner throughout that time can continue to guide us in the future.

If there is a vacancy for your area and you would like to be co-opted onto the LMC or observe one of our meetings please contact Maria maria.mulberry@nwlmcs.org

Preston Office

Consortium of Local Medical Committees
Ambulance Headquarters
449-451 Garstang Road
Preston
PR3 5LN

Tel: 01772 863806
Fax: 01772 860182

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