Exmouth patient group pays for self-tester
PUBLISHED: 06:55 10 November 2013
EXMOUTH Health Centre’s Patient Participation Group has raised nearly £2,000 which will go towards the cost of vital hospital equipment.
“They’ve been fundraising with coffee mornings, raffles, and so on, and we also sell second-hand books in the practice,” said Linda Kay, Rolle Medical Partnership’s Practice Manager.
Funds have helped to purchase a range of equipment, including INR testing machines, for patients using the anti-coagulant medication Warfarin.
“The machines enable people to have the tests done in their homes,” said Linda.
The Patient Participation Group is looking for new members.
“We would like to encourage people to join the PPG and come and help us plan services for patients,” said Linda.
Contact Rolle Medical Partners on 01395 226540, or Linda Kay, Practice Manager, on 01395 226555.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box above for details.