The PPG Newsletter

The PPG publishes a newsletter for all Paxton Green patients in March, June, September and December. Each newsletter features new information about the Practice, the PPG and topical self care health advice.

Read our Patient Participation Group Newsletters:


  • November 2020
    Self Care Week issue with information and advice from the Practice.
  • May 2020
    Special issue with update on how the Practice is operating during the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • March 2020
    Coronavirus, Social Prescribing, Proxy Access, HPV, Spotlight on the Practice, and more


  • December 2019
    TV screens in the waiting room; Walk and Wait clinic survey results; MMR vaccination; News from the Practice; and more
  •  September 2019Self Care Week; Walk in Flu Clinics; Extended Summary Care Record;
    News from the practice; and more
  • June 2019
    The Care Quality Commission report; W & W clinic survey; Summer Health; Spotlight on the Practice (12) – Lynn Maclean, Assistant Practitioner; and more
  • March 2019
    The NHS Long Term Plan; Care Quality Commission inspection at the Practice; Bowel Cancer; Spotlight on the Practice (11) – The Reception Supervisor; and more…


  • December 2018
    Physician Associates at the Practice; Depression, Anxiety and Dementia; Spot light on the Practice (10) – Jac-Marcus Goult, Physician Associate;  PPG activities and more…
  • September 2018
    Advance Care Planning Event, Self Care Week, Focus on Brisk Walking, Flu Vaccinations, Social Group for over 60’s, Spotlight on the Practice (9) – Janice Marsh – Practice Manager, Practice Nurses’ topic of the month and more…
  • June 2018
    The NHS is turning 70, Medicine Reviews, Planning Ahead, Spotlight on the Practice (8) – Alison Peat Assistant Practice Manager, News from the Practice, Practice nurses’ topics of the month; and more…
  • March 2018
    How to reduce medicine waste; salt, stroke and blood pressure; Spotlight on the Practice – the IT Manager; update on the Practice website; child sexual exploitation; and more…


  • December 2017
    Self care week; changes in prescribing; medicine synchronisation; medicine wastage; keeping warm and well; Spotlight on the Practice (6) – Teaching, Training and Research; and more
    September 2017
    Annual report; new Practice website; GP Delivery Framework; Self care Week; flu and shingles vaccinations; Spotlight on the Practice (5) – Consultations; and more
    June 2017
    Feedback on 2016 patient survey; Spotlight on the Practice (4) – Reception; new Practice website; repeat dispensing; the Prince’s Trust; and more
    March 2017
    Unattended appointments; online services; tips on how to reduce the risks from air pollution; Spotlight on the Practice (3) – Clinicians: behind the scenes; practice nurse health information displays; and more


  • December 2016
    Unattended appointments; improving patient access to information; NHS screening; keeping well and warm in winter; Spotlight on the Practice (2) – Nurses; Age UK Lambeth befriending service; and more
  • September 2016
    Role of the PPG; 2016 patient survey; update on Zika virus; new Practice pharmacist; flu jabs; Spotlight on the Practice (1) – Introduction; and more
  • June 2016
    PPG awareness week; men’s health week; summer health; online access for appointments and medical records; MMR vaccine; the Accessible Information Standard; and more
  • March 2016
    CQC report on the Practice; unattended appointments; local care record; antibiotic awareness campaign; the Zika virus; guidance on drinking alcohol; Age UK lifebook; and more


  • December 2015
    PPG pages on website; screening for men 65+; norovirus; message in a bottle scheme; Link Age Southwark; NHS Youth Forum; and more
  • September 2015
    2015 patient survey; flu jabs; named GP; walk and wait clinic; GP access hubs; and more
  • June 2015
    1st issue of newsletter; Paxton Green PPG; unattended appointments; Citizens Advice Bureau; NHS e-referral service; online access; and more