COMMERCIAL: NHS Leicester City has signed a contract with The Practice, a nationwide a healthcare provider, to operate the GP surgery at Beaumont Leys Health Centre.

Other healthcare services based at the health centre in Beaumont Leys are not affected.

The organisation is the UK’s largest provider of primary care GP surgeries and now operates 60 GP surgeries across the country, including eight walk-in centres. It delivers more than 100 community based outpatient clinics per week.

In the Leicester area it provides services at surgeries at Welford Road, East Park Road, Cross Street and Lockerbie Walk.