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Friends of Parkfield Medical Centre

Who are we?

The Friends of Parkfield Medical Centre Patient Participation Group (PPG) was formed in October 1998. We are a registered charity (No 1075710). Persons wishing to join the PPG may do so providing they are 18 or over and patients of Parkfield Medical Centre. A committee is drawn from the membership to manage the work of the group.


What do we do?

The overall aims of the PPG are to develop a positive and constructive relationship between patients and the practice, and to inform patients about health care by providing talks and discussions, by publishing newsletters and providing information about NHS initiatives. We also aim to provide items of equipment that the practice is unable to supply themselves and a comprehensive library of books on health topics.

Members of the PPG committee attend wider health forums within Hertfordshire to keep informed of changes that may affect Parkfield patients and to represent patient’s views. Members of the committee welcome feedback from patients on areas of wider concern as well as about what would enhance their experiences at the practice. A list of committee members is displayed on the PPG noticeboard in the surgery.

We have a team of volunteers who assist the surgery/patients in various ways. If you have any spare time and are interested in finding out more  please see below

You can contact us at


How can I join the PPG?

Please complete the Membership Application form pdf Patient Group Membership Form

If you are able we welcome an annual donation of £2.00 per adult or £3.00 family membership (or more, by choice). This money goes towards the provision of information, equipment, additional services for patients, and regular newsletters for distribution to members.

If you are a UK taxpayer we can use Gift Aid to recover tax on your donation and boost this by 25p for every pound you donate.


We are here to represent you so please do get in touch.

A series of free Health Talks are offered throughout the year, details available through the newsletter and on our Facebook page ( ).

Health Talks and Events

Our next health talk is on Monday 21st October on "Young Peoples Mental Health"

at St John Ambulance Headquarters, The Walk at 7.30pm


QUIZ NIGHT on Saturday 9th November 2019 7pm-10.30pm at Tilbury Hall

contact for more information and to purchase tickets



 PPG Committee minutes of meeting July 2019

Minutes from PPG Committee meeting on 7th March 2019

PPG Committee Minutes of meeting - May 2019

Summer Newsletter 2019

Spring Newsletter 2019

Autumn Newsletter 2019


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