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Child Health Information Afternoon at the Balsam Centre

Mon 19 Jan '15, 15:16
By Chloe Gray
Child Health Information Afternoon at the Balsam Centre

All are welcome to the next Patient Participation Group information afternoon on Thursday 29th January at the Balsam Centre, Wincanton, where the subject will be Child Health.

Men's Health Presentation a Success for Wincanton PPG

Mon 13 Jun '11, 17:15
By John Bradley
Men's Health Presentation a Success for Wincanton PPG

On 25th May Wincanton Patient Participation Group gave their fifth Patient Information Evening to a large audience in the Memorial Hall on the subject of Men's Health and Prostate Cancer in particular.

Men's Health Information Evening - 25th May

Mon 16 May '11, 14:55
By John Bradley
Men's Health Information Evening - 25th May

Wincanton's Patient Participation Group is holding an event with free admission on the subject of Men's Health and Prostate Cancer in particular. This condition is very common amongst men of middle age and this is an opportunity to find out the facts and ask your questions.

Large Turnout to Hear About Parkinsons

Thu 30 Sep '10, 17:07
By Stephen Beech
Large Turnout to Hear About Parkinsons

The Wincanton PPG (Patient Participaption Group) at the instigation of Stephen Beech organised a very well attended session on this very difficult illness where they heard from experts about the condition and how to deal with it and the treatments available in anticipation of Stephen setting up a local Parkinson's support group.

Know Anyone Suffering From Parkinson's Disease? Come Hear About It

Tue 10 Aug '10, 22:07
By Stephen Beech
Know Anyone Suffering From Parkinson's Disease? Come Hear About It

Retired police officer and Parkinson’s Disease suffer Stephen Beech is keen to start up a Parkinson's Support Group locally. Through the Wincanton PPG he has also organised what should be a very interesting talk for 13th September from the Parkinson's Speciality Doctor in Yeovil, Kristina Baker.

Cycle Marathon Ends in Wincanton

Sat 19 Jun '10, 20:00
By John Baxter
Cycle Marathon Ends in Wincanton

Graham Box, Chief Executive of the National Society for Patient Participation decided to draw attention to the growth of Patient Participation Groups across the country, visiting them all by cycling from Stockton on Tees and ending in Wincanton.

PPG Meeting on Pain and Persistent Pain Management

Thu 17 Jun '10, 12:46
By John Baxter
PPG Meeting on Pain and Persistent Pain Management

So we think we all understand pain? Wincanton Patient Participation Group organises a fascinating Open Meeting on Pain and Persistent Pain Management addressed by two specialists in the field, Dr Louise Tarrant and Jonathan Thurlow.

Wincanton PPG Plan the Year Ahead

Thu 26 Nov '09, 11:40
By Mandy Cochrane
Wincanton PPG Plan the Year Ahead

Wincanton PPG has become a major player in the regional promotion of closer contact between health centres and their patients. It will represent the town at a forthcoming conference and has arranged a series of public information evenings.

Patients Group Discuss Dementia with Doctors

Sun 25 Oct '09, 15:41
By John Bradley
Patients Group Discuss Dementia with Doctors

Wincanton GP Iain Phillips and Dementia Consultant Chris Sherratt lead a well attended evening exploring Dementia for more than 60 in the Memorial Hall.

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