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Alveley Patient Group

 

 

Founded 2011

 

“Enhancing Communication between our Doctors and their Patients”

 

·   Membership – Open to all patients 16yrs or over registered with the practice

 

·        Meetings – Open meetings held every other month. Dates, times and venues posted in the surgery and on the website. All welcome!

 

·        Organisation – The committee is elected each year at an AGM and there are currently 6 members led by Chairperson Barbara Smart.

 

·        Links – APG has links with County and Regional Patient Groups as well as the National Association for Patient Participation

 

·        Fund Raising – Thanks to the support of Surgery staff and supporters funding has been achieved by sponsored participation in the Bridgnorth Walk and the establishment of a "100 Club" style lottery. 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

1 . Establishing a group of volunteers to provide friendly support and company for local people under the Alveley Compassionate Community (Co-Co) initiative.

 

2.  Financing the purchase of two 24 hour blood pressure monitor and associated software for the benefit of local patients; avoiding trips to hospital and delay with results.

 

3. Contributing to the ongoing debate on the future of the NHS

 

4. Conducting independent surveys on behalf of our Doctors

 

5 . Setting up an informal group of mentors happy to share their experiences across a range of serious medical procedures

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

 

Monitoring Local Health Concerns – e.g. Ambulance cover for emergencies

 

Training - Organizing CPR training for interested parties.

 

Equipment – Installation of Automatic Emergency Defibrillation (AED) equipment in a village location... 

 

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU!

 

APG is an organisation that does things and is not just a forum for discussion. Whatever your level of interest in the NHS – local, regional or National - APG wants your participation!

 

For more information contact Hon. Secretary Chris Noble on 01746 780715 or

email: chris.noble949@btinternet.com

 

 
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