Health & Wellness Open Day on Wednesday 28 October 2015

Streatham Place Surgery will be hosting a Health & Wellness Open Day for all members of the public on Wednesday 28th October 2015 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm – all are welcome to attentend. See poster below.

The event aims to promote the role and benefits of Streatham Place Surgery, as well as to raise awareness about and allow patients to experience a number of local healthcare service providers accessible through the surgery for patients and residents of Lambeth.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet PPG representatives and members of practice staff, and will be treated to FREE mini health checks, whilst younger visitors can enjoy FREE face painting.

The programme includes Certitude, a provider of personalised support for people with learning disabilities and mental health needs, who will be amongst the services delivering workshops, as well as Lambeth Food Co-Op who will be hosting a gardening workshop and London Ambulance Service, who will be demonstrating CPR and defibrillation techniques to children and adults.

Age UK Lambeth will have representatives from Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) raising awareness about their streamlined approach to health and social care to support older people in Lambeth whilst Lambeth Diabetes Intermediate Care Team will be giving advice to sufferers and family members. There will also be a number of other services and activities for the whole family to benefit from.

AT Medics practices schedule regular PPG meetings with SMS reminders, dedicated PPG notice boards and a translator if necessary, and are delighted to be hosting this event at Streatham Place Surgery.

Omar Din, AT Medics Head of Marketing & Communications said “Our aim for this event is to improve patient experience at Streatham Place Surgery and to extend an invitation to the wider community to join us on Wednesday 28th October when our surgery becomes an open house. This is the first ever health and wellness event for Streatham Place Surgery, and we are delighted to coincide this with our acceptance of a five year management contract for the surgery.”

Streatham Place Surgery is committed to delivering high quality care focused on patient needs and safety, and is working to achieve clinical improvement through the implementation and advancement of quality systems, as well as continually reviewing and investing in training and education of staff.