THE Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) has confirmed a Doctor has been appointed to take over Aughnacloy GP Surgery from September.
Dr Chris Potter of Errigal Medical Centre will take over the provision of General Medical Services at the surgery with effect from Monday, 2nd September 2019.
The HSCB would like to advise all patients of Aughnacloy GP Surgery who need GP care to continue to contact the practice as normal.
Commenting on the appointment, a spokesperson for the Surgery said: "As with any contract award, these processes often involve discussion, clarification and agreement of terms. We would like to thank the patients of the surgery for their patience during these negotiations.
"The HSCB will be writing to all patients over the next few days to provide further reassurance to them and inform them of their new GP arrangements.
"The HSCB can confirm that all staff positions at Aughnacloy GP Surgery have been secured and Dr Potter will operate both this surgery and Errigal Medical Centre."