PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP

Patient Participation Group Meeting Tuesday  15th November 2022 1.30pm Shipley Library

Meeting Notes

Alan Camplin welcomed everyone to the meeting, our third open meeting since February 2020, with 40 attendees, 17 from Windhill Green,   10 from Saltaire, 5 from Baildon, 2 from Cottingley and 1 from Idle practices  plus 2 from the Practice and 3 unsigned.

Alan introduced Dr. Markey who gave a detailed talk on the subject of Statins describing the merits of taking this medication. A good Q & A session followed.

Following this presentation Alan introduced David Wilmshurst who talked about his role as Shipley Patient Governor for the Bradford NHS Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. He also took questions from patients and promised to report these concerns. If anyone needs to contact David his email address is David.Wilmshurst@bthft.nhs.uk

Tea/Coffee followed with time for a good chat.

Our next open meeting is Tuesday 13th December 2022 – 1.30 pm at Room 2 Shipley Library which will be our Christmas get together.

We hope to put down an agenda for future meetings in the New Year. If any patient would like a specific topic covering the Steering Group will be only too pleased to consider their request.