Patient Participation Group

The Birches Medical Centre is always looking for more members for the Patient Participation Group (PPG). It would be particularly helpful to have to have one or two younger people of working age. If you are interested in joining, please send them an email at the address below. 


We usually meet four times a year (the demands are not too onerous!) 


If you would like to email the Patient Participation Group our email address is


Please note: the email address is only for the use of the Patient Participation Group and not for the practice. The emails are not looked at every day and there could be a potential problem if messages are left for the attention of doctors and staff. Do not include any health or other personal details in your message.


Patient Newsletter 2020


Kesgrave Cares

Our PPG has been working very hard over the past year to develop an information booklet called kesgrave cares. This booklet includes information on groups and services that are available in the local area and we are very pleased to say that a copy of this has been posted out to patient households over the age of 65. We are very proud of this booklet and the vital information this provides. You can download and read an electronic copy here.


The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.

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