Tuesday 20 February 2024
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Chat to GPs and experts on the future of healthcare in West Bridgford

Residents registered with West Bridgford GP practices are invited to learn more about the future of healthcare in the area in a dedicated event on the changes and exciting advances already underway to local health and wellbeing services.


‘The Future of Healthcare in West Bridgford’ takes place on Wednesday April 27 at 6pm at Rushcliffe Arena with residents able to book their free place at Eventbrite here and get their questions answered.

They can hear and chat more with local GPs and other health and care experts, meet local voluntary sector groups, Rushcliffe Borough Council and fellow residents to hear more on the shared vision for the future of health in the town.  

Paul Midgley Matt Jelpke Suzy Lyon and Dave Banks will be among the speakers at the event
Paul Midgley, Matt Jelpke, Suzy Lyon and Dave Banks will be among the speakers at the event

The event aims to enhance knowledge of health, wellbeing and resilience for individuals and local services and focus on how patients and residents are equal partners to the service provided by the NHS.

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It will also outline how the services will be delivered in a sustainable way aligned to environmental commitments.

The evening is set to feature:

  • 6pm registration/refreshments
  • 6.30pm Welcome Paul Midgley Chair of West Bridgford Patient Participation Groups 
  • 6.35pm Overview of health and care changes in Rushcliffe 

Dr Matt Jelpke GP St George’s Medical Practice and Rushcliffe Primary Care Network Clinical Director, Suzy Lyon – MD PartnersHealth, David Banks – Director of Neighbourhoods Rushcliffe Borough Council

  • 6.50pm Explaining the expanded range of support now in West Bridgford Healthcare settings 

Morgan Sharpe, Social Prescribing Link Workers team leader, Harlene Kithoray Senior Clinical Practice Pharmacist, Rebecca Goodband, Care Homes Team Leader and Matt Taylor, First contact Physiotherapy Team Leader

  • 7.10pm Panel Q&A session: Closer working across Health & Care – our vision Panellists: David Banks RBC Director of Neighbourhoods, Carolyn Perry CEO Rushcliffe Community Voluntary Services, Dr Matt Jelpke GP St George’s Medical Practice and Rushcliffe Primary Care Network Clinical Director                                                                                                                                                  
  • 7.40pm Facilitated table discussions – discuss/provide written feedback to key questions
  • 8pm What’s next after this event – staying engaged join your Patient Participation Group, other community groups, virtual engagement signup and how the service will keep you informed on West Bridgford health and care developments
  • 8.10pm Market Place discussions at stalls/stands Talk to a selection of local health and care providers to discuss their part in the integration of health, care and wellbeing and what services they offer 

Stallholders are set to include: 

  • GP practices’ Patient Participation Groups
  • Connected Notts Technology enabled care support team
  • Community Pharmacy
  • School health advisor
  • Diabetes patient support group
  • Breathe Easy support group
  • Walking for Health group
  • Libraries and health
  • Rushcliffe Borough Council Community engagement team
  • Rushcliffe Community Voluntary Services representing a range of organisations and charities
  • Social Prescribing team, Practice Pharmacy team, Care Homes team, Physiotherapy team, Mental Health team
  • Healthwatch Nottinghamshire
  • Carers’ support
  • West Bridgford GP representatives from Rushcliffe Primary Care Network

8.45pm close

The event has been organised by the Patient Participation Groups linked to GP practices in West Bridgford.


The meeting venue of Rushcliffe Arena is located at NG2 7YG off Rugby Road in West Bridgford. 

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