BLACKBURN PARTNERSHIP CENTRE

The £8.2 million centre, a joint development between NHS Lothian and West Lothian Council, and will bring increased health and council services for the local community.

The new facility, which is being built next to the Mill Centre in Blackburn, will include health and social care services as well as community services for local residents.

The Centre is being developed in partnership with West Lothian Council and NHS Lothian and services will include a new GP practice, dentist, community centre (including sports hall and multi-purpose spaces), library, Customer Information Service (CIS) centre, employability service, community health centre, IT training suite, early years provision, young people’s services and credit union.

Construction works commenced in May 2016 and are due for completion in Autumn 2017.

The delivery of the Blackburn Partnership Centre is being undertaken alongside a new £7.3 million Allermuir Health Centre (formerly Firrhill Partnership Centre) and £12.1 million North West Edinburgh Partnership Centre in Edinburgh and is part of NHS Lothian’s wider planned invest in primary care facilities.

Last Reviewed: 14/03/2017