Local rugby hero to officially open St Luke’s Treatment Centre

Local rugby hero Martin Johnson will officially open St Luke’s Treatment Centre in Market Harborough later this week.

The former England World Cup-winning captain will unveil a commemorative plaque at an opening ceremony on Thursday.

The Treatment Centre, which opened for patients in March earlier this year, provides healthcare services for people across Market Harborough and surrounding areas.

Services available at St Luke’s Treatment Centre include: a Minor Injuries Unit, St Luke’s GP Branch Surgery, x-ray suite, mental health and outpatient clinics, a specially-equipped physiotherapy suite and podiatry rooms.

The £7.5million facility is the result of a partnership between East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG), NHS Property Services, NHS England and NHS healthcare providers. It was built by construction group, Morgan Sindall.

Tim Sacks, Chief Operating Officer at ELR CCG, said: “We are committed to improving healthcare services across East Leicestershire and Rutland. By integrating services onto one purpose-built site and working with local healthcare providers, we can ensure that services continue to meet the needs of patients in Market Harborough and the surrounding areas.”

The Treatment Centre brings together services provided by Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Alliance (LLR Alliance), Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and Market Harborough & Bosworth Partnership.