Updated 3 November 2022
Rainbow Medical Centres are located in St Helens at:
The Sutton Surgery
333 Robins Lane
Thatto Health Surgery
99 Elephant Lane
The provider is registered with CQC to deliver the Regulated Activities; diagnostic and screening procedures, maternity and midwifery services, treatment of disease, disorder or injury, family planning and surgical procedures. These are delivered from both sites.
The practice offers services from both sites and patients can access services at either surgery.
The practice is situated within the Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System (ICS) and delivers General Medical Services (GMS) to a patient population of about 14,600. This is part of a contract held with NHS England.
The practice is part of St Helens South Primary Care Network, a wider network of GP practices.
Information published by Public Health England shows that deprivation within the practice population group is in the second lowest decile (two of 10). The lower the decile, the more deprived the practice population is relative to others.
According to the latest available data, the ethnic make-up of the practice area is 97.1% White and 2.9% Asian, Black, Mixed, and Other.
The age distribution of the practice population closely mirrors the local and national averages. There are more working age and younger people registered at the practice.
There is a team of eight GP partners who provide cover at both practices. They are supported by two salaried GP’s, a nurse manager, an advanced nurse practitioner, two senior practice nurses, three practice nurses, a mental health nurse, a health care assistant, a clinical pharmacist, practice management, administration, estates and domestic teams.
The Sutton Surgery is open 8am to 6:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and 8am to 1pm Thursday. The Thatto Health Surgery is open 8am to 6:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 8am to 1pm Wednesday. The practice offers a range of appointment types including book on the day, telephone consultations and advance appointments.
Extended access is provided locally by St Helens Rota, where late evening and weekend appointments are available. Out of hours services are provided by St Helens Rota.