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Residents of Eccleston and Windle feel neglected by lack of GP practice when service moves to Knowsley Road

St Helens Star: Residents feel neglected by lack of GP practice Residents feel neglected by lack of GP practice

FROM July 14 parts of the Eccleston and Windle area will be without a local GP practice and pharmacy when the existing facilities move to a new building site in Knowsley Road.

Both areas have a large number of elderly residents.

Those who cannot drive will have no means of transport to these practices as residents do not have a bus service to Knowsley Road.

An ideal site for a GP practice and pharmacy would have been on the derelict site at the Seven Stars. It is a pity our Liberal councillors or the parish council had not considered this proposal as they have known of this move for the past six months.

It is no wonder residents have stopped voting in this area. They feel neglected and disillusioned.

Mrs Pamela Day

Eccleston

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6:01pm Mon 31 Mar 14

keepitreel says...

firstly,isnt the new building being built by the firm developing the site as part of the planning permission and will be paid for in rent from the doctors and chemist,secondly, who owns this piece of land your talking about,who would pay for the surgery to be built,would a doctor wish to move there and would the locals agree,they had to re-paint the pub after the locals kicked off,and finally look in the STAR it is full of taxi firms numbers
firstly,isnt the new building being built by the firm developing the site as part of the planning permission and will be paid for in rent from the doctors and chemist,secondly, who owns this piece of land your talking about,who would pay for the surgery to be built,would a doctor wish to move there and would the locals agree,they had to re-paint the pub after the locals kicked off,and finally look in the STAR it is full of taxi firms numbers keepitreel
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