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Arden House Medical Practice

Patient Participation Group (PPG) Meeting


2pm 18th September 2012 at Sett Close





Jacqui Gadd, Tania Kennedy (for part of meeting), Sally Culmer, Beryl Ellison, Rob Hanlon, David Powell,  Keith Brisley, David Hill PCTand Pam PurdueNHS (for part of meeting)


1.             Apologies:

Joyce Shacklock



2.             Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held 03.07.12 were agreed


3.             Matters Arising from last meeting

·                                Dr Fisher is leaving in 2 weeks – position advertised

·                                Just Giving page – after investigation - not feasible

4.             Newsletter

·          Sally to forward information to Jacqui re Dr Fisher leaving and ambulance info

·          Rob to forward the blog page information to Jacqui



5              Guest – David Hill PCT

David introduced high Peak Information Sharing Project

A local project to link 8 practices so that when patients attend hospital/walk-in clinic as an emergency the attendant professional can access a summary sheet of the patient’s medication allergies etc.  This is not open access to records and the patient’s permission would need to be sought at the point of contact.  The project is to be trailed in Buxton during November and if all is ok go live for the HighPeak early 2013.


Guest- Pam Purdue, Head of Public and Patient Involvement (Derbyshire)

Pam handed round a power point print out explaining the role and expectation of the PPG.

Various points were discussed and the group is to consider how to ascertain patient’s views.


6              Treasurers Report

Keith to deposit £87.61 raised at the coffee and cake afternoon in February


8          AOB




Date of Next Meeting 4th December 2012 2pm at Sett Close


Following the meeting:

Rob has set up a closed facebook page you can only read and respond to if you are a member – to become a member you request and are accepted by administrators – at present he is the only member and this can be deleted if we choose to delete. Please can we discuss at the next meeting.  This could be a good way of ascertaining views of some patients

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