EXCLUSIVE: Filton Clinic saved
Filtonvoice can reveal that Filton Clinic in Shields Avenue, which had been threatened with closures, will remain open.
Cllr Ian Scott will tell a meeting of Filton Town Council next week that public pressure along with a stroing need for services to remain persuaded the Priary Care Trust to shelve plans to close the clinic.
There was public outcry in 2011 when the closure plans were revealed, with services earmarked for the new hub in Patchway
This led to a series of public consultation meetings and now services will be shared between the two sites.
It has been recognised that with a considerable amount of house building planned for Filton, demand is likely to rise.
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