GP Zone

Mid Cornwall GP locality

The mid Cornwall GP locality covers the Roseland over to Lostwithiel, encompassing St Austell and up to the Clays

  • Mid Cornwall GP Locality
  • St Austell
  • Eden

The nine GP practices in the locality have a registered population of approximately 86,000 patients. The locality includes the town of Austell, the rural locations of Roseland and Probus while also having the coastal towns of Fowey and Mevagissey. In the centre of the locality is the Clays district which includes a number of smaller outlying villages. For more information, go to the locality's GP surgeries page.

The GP Lead for the mid Cornwall locality is Dr Stephen Gray.

Other healthcare

In mid Cornwall, St Austell Community Hospital provides inpatient care and a range of outpatient clinics to people in the local area. Free car parking is available at this hospital. The hospital’s minor injury unit is run by highly skilled nurses who are available to treat a range of minor conditions. X-ray facilities are also available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Fowey Community Hospital provides a small number of hospital beds and outpatient clinics for the local area. Free car parking is available at this hospital.

Probus Surgical Centre provides numerous NHS day case procedures, including hernia, cataracts and carpel tunnel.

Local priorities

The mid Cornwall locality has been an established group of GP practices for at least 12 years and comprises GP and practice manager representatives from each surgery. This locality is committed to achieving the best use of local health resources and achieving as much care as possible as near to the patient’s home as possible.

St Austell Healthcare and the Three Harbours Group (Lostwithiel, Fowey and Middleway surgeries) are both Primary Care Home sites.

All nine GP practices have arranged themselves into four clusters to support each other and to develop a more sustainable and resilent primary care. Some of the areas they are working on collaboratively are:

  • Eldercare discharge liaison; and
  • Home Visiting and triage service.

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