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Photgraph taken by Audrey Hitcham, or given to her
Adnitt Road Medical Centre - 1968 to 1980
The whole team

Back Row Left To Right - Dr Coles, Yvette, Janice, Daphne, Mary Cleary(Midwife) Audrey, Anita, Jill Beckett(D/N) ,Helena ?, Janet Neal (D/N), Dr.Reading, Lorna, Ann, Jane, Dr Burch, Linda Pibworth (D/N), Dr Smith, Dr?(Trainee ), Dr Hadden, Margaret Middleton (D/N )
Front Row, Seated Left To Right - Ann Brown, Madeliene, Jean, Daisy, Lyn, Judith, Dr. Watkins.

Audrey thinks two photographs were taken. Staff members were not all available at this time. She has no copy of the other.

Taken about 1979 in what was then the pram porch, it is now part of the new extension on the left of the main entrance


Rushden Medical Centre
The centre opened on 12th August 1968. Before this the three Practices worked from separate Surgeries. It was extended in 1980 but by the 1990s the centre could not cope with the numbers so the three practices were split up.

Blue practice went to Wymington Road, and the other two remained at Adnit Road for a few years. In 2003 Green practice went to Harborough Field and remaining Yellow practice stayed at Adnit Road.

The receptionist at Adnitt Road from 1973 to 2003 was Audrey Hitcham and she took photographs recording the changes there in 1999, and also gathered together some pictures of the building taking shape in 1968, and of the alterations in 1980.

Left - two pictures of the original centre built in 1968 and above as the extension work begins in 1980
1980 alterations get underway


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