STRUCTURE: A £10m new primary care centre has been formally opened in Seaham, County Durham.

Seaham Primary Care Centre, part of the town’s St John’s Square development was opened by Lady Ann Calman, NHS County Durham and Darlington chair.

It is the home for two GP practices, Marlborough Practice and New Seaham Medical Group, and several extended services including urgent Care, dermatology, continence services, speech and language therapy, audiology and MSK.

It was procured under the NHS LIFT scheme between NHS County Durham and Darlington and Durham & Tees Community Ventures Limited. It was constructed by Carillion.