Legal and regulatory




GP Net Earnings

Every GP Practice is required to declare information relating to the mean net earnings of the GPs who have worked at the surgery for at least 6 months.

The mean earnings for GPs working in The Village Surgery in the financial year ended 31st
March 2022 was £83,009 before deduction of employee's superannuation contributions, tax
and National Insurance. This is the average pay for the 5 full-time GPs 1 part-time GP and 2
Locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months during that year.

More information about this requirement can be found in the General Medical Services contract section 16.8A. Publication of earnings information





Care Quality Commission

All GP surgeries are regulated by the Care Quality Commission

The most recent report on our surgery was completed in 2016.


Partnership Status

This surgery is owned and run as a general partnership.

The partners are as follows:

1. Dr Christopher Bolton

2. Dr Liam Grant

3. Dr David Mortimer

4. Dr Thomas Brettell

5. Dr Luchuan Lin

6. Ms Susan Lowe

Commissioning Body (ICB)

GP Services are commissioned by integrated care boards (ICBs) overseen by NHS England on a regional and national basis.

Southport and Formby is part of the Cheshire and Merseyside ICB

Find out more about how services are commissioned: