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Darwen Healthcare Wins Two Prestigious National Awards

GP Practice Awards 2019

The Darwen GP Nursing Team was shortlisted from GP Practice Nursing Teams throughout England and at the London Awards Ceremony on 29 November 2019 were selected as the Winner of this prestigious award for their innovative and quality work, especially involving those patients with Frailty, Dementia, pre-diabetic, Stroke/TIA, Cervical, Bowel and Breast Screening and COPD. We are so proud of their dedication, knowledge, skills and the national recognition achieved.

Not to be outshone by the Nursing Team, all of the Darwen Healthcare Practice Team were recognised for their commitment to our patients and especially for the pioneering work being done in developing a new clinical model within the practice utilising Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioners, Physician Associates, Paramedics and Clinical Pharmacists to support our GP’s. Highlighted was the amazing work we are doing with our colleagues from the DWP and the Darwen Primary Care Network in getting those with long term conditions, especially mental health, back in to the community through volunteering or in a number of cases finding paid employment.

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Welcome to Darwen Healthcare “Where your health matters”

Darwen Healthcare aims to provide quality care to patients in the area from modern purpose-built premises in Darwen Health Centre. The premises are designed and equipped to meet the needs of our patients. This includes wheelchair access to all rooms, disabled toilets and a hearing loop in reception. A wheelchair for patient use is available and we have emergency equipment consisting of Oxygen, defibrillator and emergency drugs.In the car park there are designated disabled parking spaces.


Our GPs, Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioners, Physician Associates, Paramedics, Trainees and Nursing staff and all our non-clinical staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and we hope that this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.


As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site

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