Christmas Newsletter 2023

Whitestone Christmas Photo Card 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

Practice Manager of the Year finalist banner

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 Annual Primary Care Conference & Exhibition 2023 as 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. Click here to read more.

Whitestone Surgery at Primary Care Conference & Exhibition 2023
Whitestone Computer Group reopened with a new class for anyone who wants to learn basic skills such as online appointment booking, online prescription booking, accessing your records, using your smartphone, Internet, email and more. The group meet every Tuesday from 10:30am – 12:30pm. If you or anyone you know would benefit from these classes or would like to volunteer as a tutor, please contact reception or drop us a message here.
Whitestone Computer Club class 2023

The practice team delivered another outstanding achievement in 2023. 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. This extraordinary achievement is a direct result of team work dedicated to improving the services for our patient population. Whitestone Surgery is already well recognised for delivering excellence due to its enhanced patient engagement protocols. Click here to read more.

The Caring Café has continued to grow in membership and they enjoyed a relaxing afternoon tea on the canal in Stratford upon Avon in August. Open to Carers in the Whitestone community, the Caring Café meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 1.30pm to 3:30pm at the The Whitestone, Meadowside, Nuneaton CV11 6NF. 

Caring Café afternoon tea Stratford Upon Avon 2023

We 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. The afternoon was packed with plenty of activities and everyone had an enjoyable time.

Whitestone PPG Christmas Party 2023

Have your say in 2024! Can you help shape the services we offer in the new year? The Patient Participation Group is a great way to meet new people and help build community spirit. If you or anyone you know would like to get involved and join our award winning team or participate in one of our many community projects, please click here

The Whitestone Team wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

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