The practice was established c.1900 in premises on the corner of Priory Avenue in Caversham. In 1985 the surgery moved to custom-built premises in Hemdean Road, as the old house was too small to allow the expansion and standard of services which we wanted to provide for our patients. Centrally situated within walking distance of the shopping centre, the surgery is well served by several local bus routes.
Today, the practice is run as a partnership between seven of our doctors with more than 21,000 registered patients.
The Practice includes 5 Partners, 6 Salaried GPs, 8 Nurses, 3 Health Care Assistants, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 1 phlebotomist, 3 Pharmacist, 1 Pharmacy Technician, Social Prescriber and a Physiotherapy Team who whilst not directly employed by Balmore Park are very much a part of the clinical team.
We have been a training practice for many years and have an enthusiastic and friendly team who provide a high standard of clinical care, and are constantly improving existing services and developing new ones. Therefore, from time to time the Practice also has two Registrars undergoing GP training.
Many of our patients come from families who have been our patients for several generations. We are delighted to encourage this continuity of care for family medicine.
We hope our website will provide you with the information necessary to make the best use of our services. We will try to keep it current with any developments that we feel are relevant to you. We will always strive to improve our patient services and welcome any feedback on how we can further develop our website.
Balmore Park Surgery is part of the Caversham Primary Care Network.