Whitestone Surgery – Current Status

The CQC visited the Practice in January 2024, and are due to publish a report on its findings.  Following the visit, a caretaker was put in place. We want to assure patients and the public that the Practice is open and that, as of mid-January 2024, care is being provided by Coventry & Rugby GP […]

GP SERVICES CONTINUE AT WHITESTONE SURGERY

There have been changes to how GP services are delivered at Whitestone Surgery. GP services at the surgery were previously provided under the management of Dr Sacha Simon. Following an inspection of Whitestone Surgery, CQC has taken urgent action to suspend the provider from being able to carry out regulated activities at the medical centre […]

Christmas Newsletter 2023

We had an exciting start for 2023 as we ended 2022 on a high note with the announcement that Cheryl Simon was a finalist for the General Practice awards Practice Manager of the Year.  The surgery staff and the extraordinary leaders of Whitestone Surgery’s Patient Participation Group (WS-PPG) were commended at the Royal College of General Practitioner […]

Whitestone PPG Christmas Party 2023

WS-PPG had a fantastic end of year Christmas party at the Whitestone Pub on 14th December. This was one of the highest attended events ever hosted by the PPG. Thank you to Pat College for all the hard work in organising it. Special thanks to Wendy for phoning up everyone prior to the meetings and […]

Whitestone Surgery is the best performing practice for patient safety in medicines management in the region

Congratulations to the practice team for delivering another outstanding achievement. Publicly available data published by the Coventry & Rugby Medicines Optimisation Team showed that Whitestone surgery is the highest performing practice for Warwickshire North Place for patient safety in management of our medicines in these categories: National MOKTT Indicators – Quality Comparators NHS Coventry and […]

Computer group opens a new class for anyone who wants to learn basic skills

Whitestone Computer Group reopens with a new class for anyone who wants to learn basic skills:  Online appointment booking Online prescription booking Access your records Using your smartphone Internet, email and more   A student who attended the first class said,  I got a lot out of today’s session and felt that the others did […]

WS-PPG at RCGP Primary Care Conference 2023

Congratulations to the surgery staff and the extraordinary leaders of Whitestone Surgery’s Patient Participation Group (WS-PPG)!! Research pioneered by Dr Simon and our award-winning WS-PPG was presented by Lawrence Dawson formerly from Oxford University’s Centre of Evidence Based Medicine at the Royal College of General Practitioner Annual Primary Care Conference & Exhibition 2023; ePoster 5145: Do GPs practices which employ Social Prescribin […]

Whitestone PPG Summer 2023

Hi I’m Lynne Hastie-Fuller, the Chair for Whitestone Surgery’s Patient Participation Group (WS-PPG). We constantly invest in different ways to serve our community better and are always on the lookout for new friends. We have groups for everyone to join such as Computer Group and Caring Café and we are always looking to introduce more. Please let […]

Congratulations to our winner!

Thanks to all those who took part in the survey in partnership with our Patient Participation Group. We received a number of excellent ideas that we are now working into the Whitestone Practice Development Plan 2023. The winner of the first prize – a meal for two kindly donated by Ego at The Cedar Tree, […]

Practice Manager of the year nomination 2022

We are super excited to announce that due to the tremendous team effort over the past year and beyond from the surgery staff and the Patient Participation Group, we have received a nomination for Practice Manager of the year at the General Practice Awards 2022. Our Practice Manager, Cheryl Simon will represent the team at […]