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FRIENDS OF LANGPORT SURGERY

Friends of Langport Surgery is a member of the national association of patient participation groups

 

The aims of this group are:

  • to give practice staff and patients the opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest in their practice
  • to provide the means for patients to make suggestions about the practice and their own healthcare
     
  • to encourage health education activities within the practice
     
  • to develop self-help projects to meet the needs of fellow patients
     
  • to act as a representative group that can be called on to influence the local provision of health and social care

 

The objectives of this group are to provide:

  • feedback from patients
    eg appointments, consultation times, need for noticeboards etc
     
  • health promotion days
    eg diabetes, first aid training etc
     
  • voluntary activities
    eg providing transport, establishing carers’ groups
     
  • fund-raising
    eg for equipment such as wheelchairs, refreshment machine
     
  • information by way of newsletters, practice leaflets etc

If you are happy to be part of this group please contact the practice to register your interest.

 

Lucky Numbers Club

The Friends of Langport Surgery (FoLS) are a group of patients that support the surgery by; providing a voice for patient feedback, raise awareness on issues that affect the surgery and its patients, promote patient health education and fundraise for materials/events that benefit the patients of Langport Surgery.

Examples of these are the men’s health drop in evening, patient resuscitation educational session, the new automated surgery doors and monthly magazine subscription for the waiting room. FoLS current project is to buy a new piece of respiratory equipment.

The FoLS propose a monthly Lucky Numbers Club to provide a regular income to continue this important work as well as the chance to win cash prizes every month. This would be an annual subscription of £12.00 representing 12 monthly payments of £1.00 for one entry in the monthly draw. There will be no maximum so you can either have one entry or as many as you like.

Would you be interested in taking part in the proposed monthly Lucky Number Club? Click here for an application form  and the rules or collect one from reception. Once we have your completed form you will be contacted by a member of the FoLS

Lucky Numbers Draws

Month 1st 2nd 3rd
August 18 117 113 135
July 18 78 48 133
June 18       
May 18 146 149 26
April 18 127 74 60
March 18 38 35 44
Feb 18 10 32 19
Jan 18 90 82 91

 

decorate the tree   Dec 2017 - Thank you to the FoLS that joined us to decorate the tree.

 

Cathy who raised £960 to fund a new spirometer for our respiratory clinic   October 2017 - A huge THANK YOU to Friend of Langport Surgery, Cathy who raised £960 to fund a new spirometer for our respiratory clinic.

 

Langport Surgery  Car Park Opening

Langport Surgery celebrated the opening of the new car park extension by planting a magnolia tree in memory of Margaret Astridge. Margaret was an active member of the Friends of Langport Surgery group who sadly passed away in 2012. Margaret left a donation to the surgery which was used to carry out the works on the surgery car park for the benefit of all patients.

 

Friends of Langport Surgery (FoLS) Minutes

July 2018

 

DES Reports and Action Plans

Click on the report below to view the Local Patient Participation DES reports:

DES report March 2015

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