News and Achievements

Enhanced Primary Care Development Programme

Click Patient_Poster_for_Screen.pdf for information on our EPCDP project.

Changes To Russells Hall Phlebotomy Services

Phlebotomy Services at Russells Hall Hospital are moving from Main Outpatients to the anticoagulant area of the Therapy Department from 8am Monday 2nd March 2015.

All phlebotomy clinics remain open access. Please note from 2nd March the time of the two-hour Saturday clinic has changed to 8am to bring it in line with the weekday start times.  This will be of help to fasting patients.  

The changed opening times are now:


  • Monday 8am to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 8am to 12 noon & 5pm to 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 8am to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 8am to 7.30pm
  • Friday 12 noon to 7.30pm
  • Saturday 8am – 10.00am

Children’s phlebotomy ends at 5.30pm on weekdays and they do not take children’s bloods on a Saturday.

The service at Corbett Outpatient Centre remains the same: 8-6pm Monday to Friday with no Saturday service.


Local Cancer Support

Click the link below for information on the White House cancer charity:




The practice conducted its annual patient survey during February 2014. The Practice would like to thank the members of the patient panel for their guidance and support with the focus of the survey and their help during the survey handing out questionnaires and responding to patient queries. We are delighted to announce that 96% of our patients surveyed are happy with the medical care offered by our clinicians.

Patient Survey Results 2014


Lion Health Mean Earnings

All GP Practices are required to declare mean earnings (i.e. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in the practice of Lion Health in the last financial year was £ 62,705 before tax and National Insurance.

This is for 9 full time GPs, 9 part time GPs and 2 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.