The new Ardrossan Health Centre is set to open on Tuesday (May 27).
works, which began last October, have been completed on schedule,
meaning the new facility’s first occupants - doctors, nurses and staff
from the current South Beach practice in South Crescent – will be in
their new home on time and ready to receive patents.
will retain its long-standing phone number – 01294 463011 – but will
operate a new system allowing patients to arrange appointments on a
daily basis, a change that is sure to be welcomed by the public.
new Health Centre incorporates the structure of Ardrossan’s former
Police Station in Harbour Street and was finally given the go-ahead last
year when the SNP Scottish Government agreed to contribute £2.5m to the
Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, and local
MSP Margaret Burgess recently visited the site of the new facility to
have a look at progress. Mrs Burgess told the3towns, “Bringing this
formerly derelict site back into use as a doctors’ surgery and
healthcare centre is a great example of how buildings can be regenerated
to provide vital services for the local area. This facility will not
only breathe new life into the town centre but will also improve medical
services for residents of Ardrossan.”