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FLU CLINICS ARE NOW BEING BOOKED, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY OR BOOK ONLINE.

Link for Castle Medical Group.........................................................................www.castlemedicalgroup.co.uk

Castle Medical Group - Patient Participation Group ( PPG )

Welcome to the website of Castle Medical Group - Patient Participation Group

Registered Charity 1162590 Friends of Castle Medical Group

We have a fund raising link via just giving for anyone wishing to donate to our charity:

https://www.justgiving.com/friendsofcastlemedicalgroup

The next PPG Meeting will be held on Tuesday 7th December 2021 at 11.00 am at Ivanhoe Social Club, 1 Wilfred Close. This will be our third face to face meeting since the Covid 19 lockdown.


Our regular monthly meetings also continue online via Zoom!


OUR ANNUAL PATIENT SURVEY, COMPILED FROM PATIENTS VISITING THE CLINIC, WAS COMPLETED ON 28TH FEBRUARY 2020

THE RESULTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW VIA THE "PATIENT SURVEYS" TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE

The total number of questionnaires fully or partially completed received was 584.

We would like to thank all the patients that gave up a few minutes of their time to complete a survey.

Link to Local Hospice Hope, Griffydam, Leicestershire

https://www.hospicehope.org.uk/

Patient Participation Group - what we do

We are a volunteer group of patients who meet regularly to:

1. Review and update the Patient Group website on a regular basis

2. Support Friends of Castle Medical Group charity in co-operation with the Practice raising money for patient facilities not funded by the NHS.

3. Volunteer assistance at coffee mornings and any other activities organised by the Practice that benefit ‘carers’ or other groups of patients.

4. At the discretion of the Practice, organise surveys to obtain patients’ views about Castle Medical Group and/or other related issues.

5. Seek to improve patient awareness of the healthcare and social care choices and support available to them.

6. Represent Castle Medical Group PPG at Locality PPG and CCG Network events and meetings.

7. Promote membership of the Patient Group.

Agreed and issued 4th June 2019

We are also a Registered Charity, Number 1162590 Friends of Castle Medical Group

Further information about our aims and objectives is contained in our Constitution - go to the link

NEWS ITEMS

  • In 2018 the PPG Fund Raising Group were able to fund a new Blood Centrifuge Machine with help of a grant from Tesco - this will cut waiting times for Blood tests.

  • Our Fund Raising Group have also recently purchased, for the use of patients away from the practice, Blood Pressure Monitors and cuffs.

New Members please!!

The group tries to represent the views of all patients and welcomes new members. If interested, please download and complete our application form (link below) and post it into the ‘prescriptions’ box in the practice lobby, or collect an application from the practice. Note that you must be a current patient of Castle Medical Group to become a member. We look forward to seeing you!!

If you don't or can't attend meetings, why not join our "Virtual Group" - keep up with latest news and actions and give your views or help out if you want - it is up to you!! To join, go via our email castlemedicalppg@gmail.com and submit you name and email as a contact!! It's easy to do, why not join - get involved with as much or as little as you want!!

Data Protection statement

As a member of the Patient Participation Group your contact details will be kept confidential and only used so that we can get in touch with you about PPG activities and meetings.

Contact details will not be passed to any 3rd Party. Medical or other confidential information held by the practice is not shared with the PPG.

Please download and fill in the form given below.