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 […]

Celebrations are in order

Congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on her Platinum Jubilee. It’s also Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2022) and the Whitestone team would like to take this opportunity to celebrate and say a huge thank you to all our PPG members. WS-PPG are an exceptional, award-winning group of people whose dynamism and creativity have gone a […]


I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself; I’m Lynne Hastie-Fuller, the new Chair for Whitestone Surgery’s Patient Participation Group (WS-PPG). While we have all had to make adaptions over the last couple years, did you know that your PPG continued to meet regularly and kept on building friendships? With the surgery staff, […]

Merry Christmas 2021

Firstly the Whitestone Surgery team and the Patient Participation Group would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year. Caring Café Christmas Party Thursday 2nd December 2021 saw the Christmas Party bringing old and new friends together for the first large social gathering since Covid-19 altered everyone’s […]

Register your Type 1 Opt-out preference

NHS Digital will soon be changing how they process patient data from GP practices. If you don’t want your identifiable patient data to be shared for purposes except for your own care, you can opt-out by registering a Type 1 Opt-out or a National Data Opt-out, or both. Type 1 Opt-out This prevents our surgery […]

A seasonal message from the Whitestone Team & WS-PPG

The Whitestone Team and Patient Participation Group (WS-PPG) had a challenging but tremendously successful year delivering a first class service to the community. To find out more and also what new services will be available in 2021 and how you can have your say and get involved, download our Christmas newsletter here. We wish you […]

Until further notice Dr Simon’s duties will be covered by Dr Benjamin

All practice opening times and services will continue unchanged. As a prior arrangement, this year’s flu jabs will be delivered by the local pharmacists. Please visit this website for any up-to-date information. Apologies for any inconvenience, please contact reception if you have any questions.

Summer Greetings from WS-PPG

Summer is here and WS-PPG and the Whitestone Team wish to send warmest wishes to all our members and patients for the season. We hope that you are keeping well and are in good spirits. Find out what we’ve been up to this year and how you can get involved in our Summer Newsletter. Click […]