Tuesday 11th May 2010 a well attended joint meeting of patients from North Street Surgery and Summervale Medical centre it was unanimously agreed to work towards a single PPG. The first committee meeting will be held in early June.
Although not overwhelmed with numbers our first meeting was a success, with patients, surgery medical and administrative staff being present. Following the business formalities necessary to set-up our group, an extremely interesting and informative talk was given be Sue Flynn Business Manager with Somerset Partnership. Sue was able to tell us of the wide range of services and support they provide in the area of mental health. The session was useful to patients and also the practice professionals present. Further talks and presentations on health related topics are planned for future meetings. Meeting Minutes
To formally set up our PPG we are holding an inaugural general meeting at The Shrubbery Hotel on 12th November 2009 at 6:30pm for a prompt start at 7pm, following the election of officers and a committee, Sue Flynn Business Manager of Somerset partnership has agreed to speak on her role in the work carried out by the Somerset Partnership.
The whole meeting should take only 90 minutes, do come along.
The recent Coffee Morning held in the Minster Rooms provided the opportunity for everyone to see plans of the new surgery while enjoying coffee cakes and of course a raffle. In total the event raised £xxx towards the funds of Friends of North Street Surgery. Thank you to everyone who came and of course a big thank you to people who donated cakes and prizes.