Responses to AGM Comments and Questions

News
The following comments and questions were raised as part of the online AGM process and are now presented here with the responses from the Pinn Medical Centre. Fully accepting the difficulties involved, is the PMCPA pushing the PMC to resume face to face appointments without mandatory telephone discussions with a GP first. The procedure is fine in some, or even many, cases but there are others where it is simply not possible to assess a situation over the phone so a face to face should be automatic, even if the doctor and patient have to sit 8 or 10 feet apart. Thank you for your feedback. It is essential The Pinn continue to protect its patients and staff. When a clinician has assessed the needs of the patient via a…
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2020 AGM Arrangements

2020 AGM Arrangements

2020 AGM, News
This Note sets out the arrangements for the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the PMCPA, postponed in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic. This year the AGM will take place online, with copies of all documents and contributions also sent by hand to those Members who do not use emails in their dealings with us. Such Members may, of course, join the online version. This section of our website includes an Agenda; all Reports and contributions by the Officers of the Association and the Partners of the Pinn Medical Centre; and papers on the Constitution and the Election of Trustees. In addition there is a series of video clips of what, in normal times, would be the Board Members on the top table. Our guest David Simmonds MP has also…
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NHS VOLUNTEERS

NHS VOLUNTEERS

Community, News
The NHS Volunteer scheme has drawn attention to the arrangements for providing help to those that are vulnerable and self-isolating during the current coronavirus outbreak. There is a website link here - and a contact number 0808 196 3646. In addition the Patients’ Association has for some time had its own team of local volunteers to provide help. They can be accessed by referral from the Pinn Medical Centre on 020 8866 5766.
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Changes to  NHS Services

Changes to NHS Services

Community, News, NHS
We have been asked to share a communication from The North West London health and care partnership entitled Coronavirus pandemic: information for the public about changes to NHS services. 200220_nw_london_coronavirus_guidance_for_patientsDownload
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