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Blandford Medical Centre, Mace Avenue, Braintree, Essex, CM7 2AETel: 01376 347100
Would you like to have a say about the services provided at Blandford Medical Centre?
If so, the Blandford Patient Participation Group would like to hear your views
If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.
Our Patient Forum Chair is Mr Ray Falco.
Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online
If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.
Download the pdf version of our sign up form
We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.
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.
Minutes of PPG 16th April
Minutes from 26 February 2018
CQC (Care Quality Commission) Report (2016)
CQC (Care Quality Commission) Report (2017) this report includes an updated summary from their focused visit which provided an overall rating of "Good".
CQC (Care Quality Commission) Report
We encourage feedback, whether positive or not and your comments help us to identify any trends and make improvements to our services.
We also encourage our patients to leave comments on the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk or use the link (by pasting and copying into your browser) below: