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Peterborough Annual General Meeting on 25 April 2017

Rita Bali-Pharmacist and Executive Development Officer for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Pharmaceutical Committee

On the 25th April 2017 our Annual General Meeting took place  and people attended from as far away Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire and had the opportunity to get to know others in the same situation and share experiences .

Our guest speaker Rita Bali Exectutive Developmenmt Officer for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Pharmaceutical Committee gave a very interesting insight into the various services that Pharmacies offer. Rita was able to answer  a variety of questions about  prescriptions general, prednisilone strengths  and learned about MAR charts to help when taking multiple medication. 

We heard feedback from one of the members about her trip out to tea at the House of Lords with pmrgcauk.

The meeting closed with a short relaxation session. recognising the importance of balanced and paced lifestyle

General Meeting on 27 September 2016

Guest speaker -Annabel Kingsbury demonstrating strength and balance

On 27 September 2017 our General meeting was well attended and provided the opportunity for us to share personal experience and  learn about current research being carried out by the Rheumatology team at Peterborough City Hospital and to  invite group members to take part. In addition we were excited to share news about the National  Research Roadshows  taking place in 2017,  and in particular that Peterborough will be hosting a roadshow on 26 September 2017 as part of the countrywide programme.  

We also had the pleasure of welcoming Annabel Kingsbury-Physiotherapist  as our guest speaker.

Focusing on  four main areas of Physical wellbeing, Psychological  wellbeing , the importance of exercise and the importance of relaxation  as follows:

Physical wellbeing - Flexibility, Strength, Stamina Body Positioning and Balance

Psychological  wellbeing- Knowledge, Acceptance, Management, Fearlessness and  Perspective

Excercises- Head and neck, Upper body and Shoulders, Arms,  Lower body and Pelvis and Legs and Feet

Relaxation- Letting go of tension and

Annabel's presentation involved both theory and practical experience of excercises and relaxation and proved exceptionally helpful and enjoyable for all.

Our next general meetings  take place on:

Tuesday 25 April 2017  between 1pm and 3.30pm

Tuesday 19 September 2017 between 1pm and 3.30pm

at the Quakers meeting house  21 Thorpe Road  Crescent Bridge Peterborough PE36AB

Don't  forget our more informal meet ups   'coffee and a chat' on the second Wednesday in each month at the Community Cafe in St Johns Church.Church Street, Cathedral Square, Peterborough PE11XB For more information see the events.


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