The PPG Newsletter

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

Read our Patient Participation Group Newsletters:


  • December 2023 – Hybrid meeting, updates made in the practice.
  • September 2023
    Future meetings; winter and childhood immunisations; the Practice’s new blood pressure hub; blood test appointments; and more
  • May 2023
    “Front and Back of House at Paxton Green”


  • October 2022
    Enhanced access with additional appointments; The Autumn vaccination campaign; Looking after our health and wellbeing; and more
  • June 2022
    Revised appointment system; online access to your medical records; keeping healthy in summer; and more


  • November 2021
    Self Care Week Issue with information and advice.
  • July 2021
    “Data Saves Lives” – NHS Digital Data Collection; the Practice during the pandemic and more


  • 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