‘Take Stock’ is the newsletter for the patients from the Patients Participation Group (PPG). It is designed to be a window into what is being discussed at the PPG meetings and any news on what is happening at the surgery that will be of interest to patients.
The PPG aims to publish a newsletter 3 to 4 times a year which will be available in hard copy at the surgery. Please ask the receptionists for a copy.
The PPG welcomes any comments and views from you the patient, tell us what you would like to see included in future editions of the newsletter.
If you would like a personal copy please e-mail “Keep Me Informed” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Items include: Arrival of new Doctor, Gabapentin/Pregabalin changes, Closure of disabled entrance, 10 minute appointment, Cervical Screening Programme, Car park petition result, Best time to get test results, Dr Hopkins marathon, Vitamin D news and Patient Access information.
Items Include: Staff Changes, Warfarin Monitoring, Role of PPG, Cervical Cancer Screening, Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Society, London Marathon, Cholesterol Blood Test, Knee Pain and Repeat Prescription Changes.
Items include: GP Access Hubs – getting appointments, Self Care – Insect bites, caterpillar hairs and Hay Fever, PPG AGM, Family Carers Workshops, Patient Access new website, London Marathon thank you, Flu Clinics, Travel Clinics, Exercise and Fitness Programmes, PPG News.
Items include: Changes at the Surgery, Vitamin D advice, Dementia, Visual Impairment & Hearing Impairment Projects, Patient Voice – Car Parking Petition – Check in screens – Medical passport, WiFi arrival, Self Referral Schemes & London Marathon.
Items include: New GP, PPG Committee, Domestic Violence, Mobile Access, Patient Referrals, Use of Pharmacies, Patient Voice Initiative, Staying well in winter & London Marathon.
Items include: PPG AGM, Flu vaccinations, See the same Doctor, Travelling Abroad, Self Referral Options – Psychological – Dementia – Bladder/Bowel cancer, Role of Nurses and Health Care Assistants & Repeat Dispensing.
Items include: Role of PPG, NHS Health Check, Park Run, Cancer Screening, GP Hubs – 7day a week access to GPs, Self Referral – Physiotherapy, New chairs & A&E role.