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Patient Group

The PPG meets usually on the 2nd Friday in alternate months between 2 & 3 pm, and in the intervening months, on a Wednesday evening, in the Health Education room at Sherwood Health Centre.

The surgery contact is Dr I A Malik, who can be contacted on 0115 9858822, or at drimailk@hotmail.com

The Chair of the group is a patient, Mr John Hackett, who can be contacted at John.PPG@hotmail.co.uk. We  have a "virtual" group, communicating via the internet. If you are interested, please contact John at his e-mail address

The group meets to discuss local and wider issues to do with the health service and provision of primary care. We occasionally get in external speakers to inform our discussions.

The next meetings are :

  • Friday 14th December 2018 2pm Heather Simpson, Ockbrook practice manager
  • Wednesday 13th February 2019 6.30pm
  • Friday 8th March 2019 2pm
  • Wednesday 10th April 2019 6.30pm Suzanna van Schaick on Self Help UK & her voluntary work abroad with Sarah Collis from Self Help UK

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