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3 Frederick Treves House, St John Way, Dorchester, DT1 2FDTel: 01305 251128
Your telephone call is important to us, and we understand that you want to speak to us as quickly as possible. If you are telephoning about a repeat prescription or information about test results, please call AFTER 11.00 am.
If you wish to order a repeat prescription you can use our dedicated Repeat Prescription line on 01305 217037 and leave a message. Remember you must allow at least two working days before you need it (we need time to print the script, order the goods, dispense the order and check it).
PPG stands for Patient Participation Group. Each GP practice in England should have a PPG. At our surgery, we have a group that meets 4 - 6 times a year at the surgery and discusses some topics virtually.
What does our PPG do? The job of our PPG is to represent the views and interests of our patients and the local community. All PPGs are different but the things we do include:
• Helping to produce GP practice information leaflets
• Carrying out patient surveys to find out what patients think about certain services
• Feeding back ideas and concerns to help shape services and improve patient experiences
• Help to organise health promotion events
Why is this important?
PPGs enable patients to get involved with our GP practice and help to improve and shape local services. The group is made up of patients registered at the practice, and members of staff usually attend meetings. This means we can work together to make sure patients are put first and can influence any decisions that are made about healthcare and services.
How to get involved
Anyone can join the PPG here at Poundbury Doctors Surgery - you can email the group’s Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or ask at reception to find out more!
We have a Patient Participation Group (PPG) who meet at the surgery every couple of months. The group is made up of patients of our surgery. If you are interested in taking part, please contact the Surgery or fill in the "sign up " document below and bring to Reception and we will pass on to the PPG.
Patient Participation Sign Up
These are the minutes of the PPG for Poundbury Doctors Surgery.
PPG Minutes 4 February 2021
PPG Minutes 3 December 2020
PPG Minutes October 2020
PPG Minutes 24 June 2020
PPG Minutes 22 April 2020
PPG Minutes 20 February 2020
PPG NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2019
PPG NEWSLETTER JUNE 2019
Mr RG passed on a big thankyou to everyone for the great service he has received from the Practice recently.
Mrs S W wrote letter to Dr Phillips - “Can we take this opportunity to thank you and all staff at the surgery for the support and kindness we have received. It is so reassuring. Many thanks.”
Mrs B telephoned to pass on praise to Dr Dermody. Mrs B’s mother has Alzheimer’s and was unwell. Dr Dermody went to see her and dealt with the situation really quickly. Mrs B said she was so impressed by his actions she wanted him to be told how grateful she was.