Welcome to Cornerstone Healthcare. We are based at Bentham Road Health Centre, Mill Hill and serve the whole of South West Blackburn.
Cornerstone Healthcare is more than just a GP surgery. We are a Community Interest Company, which means that any profits made are ploughed back into serving the local community. Our patients can even become free members of our company so that they can help decide how our services should run and develop.
Cornerstone Healthcare is more than just a GP surgery. We are a Community Interest Company, which means that any profits made are ploughed back into serving the local community.
Over the next few years we will continue to grow with more doctors and nurses and more appointments. The services we will be able to offer will continue to expand, meaning our patients get the most convenient and very best of care.
We have a great staff team at Cornerstone Healthcare, who are all eager to give you the best service and care possible.
MB ChB MRCGP (Glasgow 1999) GMC No: 4622273 is the Lead GP for Bentham Road Health Centre. He has a real desire to see the health of the whole population improve, as well as people being well looked after. He wants to see this new General Practice succeed in making a difference to people in this area.
MB ChB MRCGP (Sheffield 2003) GMC No: 6080392 has been a full time GP at Bentham Road from September 2011.
MB ChB MR CGP BSc (Manchester 1996) GMC No: 4293257 Our newest member of the team! Dawn is working 4 days a week helping to provide continuity and stability for our patients.
Our Practice Nurses, Christine Yates and Michelle Lee can advise on asthma, diabetes, heart disease, weight loss and other lifestyle issues. They also do vaccinations, smears and blood tests.
Health Care Assistants Brandi Lim and Shelley Forrest are able to carry out new registration checks, blood tests, blood pressure checks and other health care needs.
Trudi Jenkinson has day-to-day responsibility for the smooth running of Bentham Road Health Centre. She will be able to help you with any queries you have about administrative or non-clinical aspects of your care. Trudi will be pleased to receive any suggestions about how we may improve our services.
Our reception team is headed up by our newly appointed senior receptionist Hannah Neal. Our other receptionists include Christine Burke, Andrea Robinson, Gail Robinson, Christine Hunt and Naomi Williams. Jill Cross is our medical secretary and Rachel Cunliffe is our admin assistant and notes summariser also based at Bentham Road.
The practice has an in-house Community Development Manager/ Chaplain Ian Ferguson, available to give emotional support and practical guidance to anyone who feels this would benefit them. All contact with Ian is confidential. Please ask at reception to get in touch with Ian.
Also other services and people working from the Health Centre are :- Health Trainers, dedicated Smoking Cessation specialist, Family Health drop in, Bereavement Counselling, Chaplaincy, Health Workshops, Lorna’s Craft Workshops, Stay & Play group, Blackburn Lighthouse listening service. If you would like to access any of these services please speak to a member of staff.
We accept anyone who lives in our practice area as new patients. You can register by completing a registration form which can be obtained from the practice. When you register, we will ask you to make an appointment to see either the practice nurse or healthcare assistant for a new patient health check. This will make sure that our records are accurate and all routine checks to promote your health and wellbeing (such as blood pressure/smear tests/mammograms) are up-to-date.
Company Details Cornerstone Healthcare Community Interest Company LtdDirectors
Directors Adam Black, Liz Bradley, Ian Ferguson, Peter Pilkington, Alastair Murdoch, Raj Bilas
Company Secretary Jonathan Mounteney
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Appointments with a doctor or nurse are available at various times through each day, including Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday morning, if you prefer to come outside of working hours.
The reception team will always try to make your most convenient appointment time, though demand may not always make this possible. Urgent medical problems will always be seen the same day.
From Ewood Park, head North West on Bolton Rd/A666. Continue to follow A666, up the hill onto Livesey Branch Rd/A6062. About 0.6 miles after the lights, Turn right at King's Rd. Go down the hill and after 0.2 miles turn left where the main road bends right. After 50 yards, turn left again into the car park.