Patient Participation Group

Why not join our Patient Participation Group? It is a contractual requirement of NHS England for all GP practices to have a Patient Participation Group (PPG) and to make reasonable efforts for this to be representative of the practice population. A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is a group of patients, carers and GP practice staff …
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Measles – don’t let your child catch it

Measles is in the news again, with serious outbreaks in Wales and England and the number of children catching measles is rising. Measles can be a very serious disease, leading to ear and chest infections, fits, diarrhoea, and damage to the brain; measles can kill. Your child is at risk of measles if he or …
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Bulwell & Top Valley PCN Extended Access Survey

Can you spare a few minutes to help us better understand the needs of patients living in the Bulwell and Top Valley area? The survey is for citizens living in Bulwell and Top Valley and registered with any one of the following practices Rise Park Surgery Parkside Medical Centre Leen View Surgery Southglade Medical Practice …
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Are you an adult with a diagnosis of autism and have (or had) symptoms of anxiety?

If so, it may be suitable for you to take part in a study called STRATA (SerTRaline for AnxieTy in adults with Autism). STRATA aims to find out whether the medication sertraline is an effective treatment for anxiety in adults with a diagnosis of autism. We aim to enrol 306 autistic adults (aged ≥18 years, …
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Bulwell & Top Valley Primary Care Network – Lifestyle Survey

The Bulwell & Top Valley Lifestyle Working Group has produced a survey to obtain the Lifestyle challenges within the PCN area and to hear the opinions of citizens regarding what services they would like to see. This will help the working group decide on future actions on how to tackle the health needs of the …
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Proud to be a Safe Surgery

Parkside Medical Practice is proud to be one of the first 500 Doctors of the World Safe Surgeries in the UK, providing accessible healthcare for the most vulnerable members of our community. Safe Surgeries launched in 2018 and aims to remove barriers to GP registration by providing clinical and non-clinical staff with free training, advice, …
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Psychological impact of COVID-19

How has COVID-19 impacted your health and wellbeing? What has been helpful and what has not been helpful for your mental health? Researchers from a collaboration group are asking people to complete a short questionnaire to help better understand how the coronavirus and changing restrictions are affecting us all and the impact on our day-to-day …
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