Ladywood Patients Network meeting, March 3 12.15 for 12.30

Hi everybody

Our local Patients’ Network is getting together again next Tuesday and you’re invited.

The Patients’ Network meetings have two main objectives:

(i) a local mechanism for patients & residents living in Ladywood & Summerfield to hold the NHS & its providers to account about common issues affecting them; and

(ii) a chance to find out about what the PCT is up to with projects and programmes including ways to get involved and network.

The agenda and other meeting details are below:-

Ladywood & Summerfield Patients’ Network
Tuesday 3rd March 2009
Summerfield Primary Care Centre, Heath Street, Winson Green, B18 4HL.
12.15pm – light lunch, 12.30pm to 2pm Meeting


1. Introductions/Apologies

2. Minutes of last meeting: 04/01/2009

3. Matters Arising – not in agenda

4. The work of local Pharmacists & what they offer
Isaac Otomewo, Prescribing Adviser

5. Improving access to appointments at local Practices
Merleen Gidden, Locality Improvement Manager TBC

6. What is the Health Exchange?
Saima Kauser, Health Exchange

7. Local Patients’ issues affecting community
Open forum for patients to raise general concerns (not individual complaints)

8. Any other business

9. Date of Next Meeting:
Tuesday 5th May 2009, 1pm to 2.30pm, Summerfield Primary Care Centre

Meeting closed 2pm

Saidul Haque Saeed
Patient & Public Involvement Officer
Tel: 0121 465 4815