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Local Community

COMMUNITY CARE GROUPS exist at both Burton & Bransgore.  Their chief aim is to help people in difficulty for whom there is no statutory provision under the Health and Social Services legislation, for example, with transport, visiting and supporting. The Burton Care Group has raised funds to provide a range of equipment for the surgeries. 

Should you feel you would like to contribute some time to either of these groups please contact them. 

If you are a patient and feel that either of the groups may be of some assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact the numbers below.

BURTON CARE GROUP - please contact Gill Farwell 01202 484251 for more information.

BRANSGORE CARE GROUP - please contact Melissa Sheppard 01425 674065 for more information.


PATIENT REPRESENTATIVES are patients of the Practice who have agreed to act as advocates on behalf of those requiring advice and support.  Patients who attend either surgery can contact:

  • Bill Everton, 1 Pinewood Road, Highcliffe. Tel: 01425 275312
  • Pat Rushton, 25 Durlston Crescent, Christchurch. Tel: 01202 259897
  • Stephen Antill 2 Waterditch cottages, Waterditch Road, Bransgore BH23 8JX Tel: 07879 496057
  • Elizabeth Surman 11 Alder Close, Burton, christhucrh Dorset BH23 7PF Tel: 01202 475728 or 07860 771103


Please see link below to see the latest news from the Bransgore First Responders who took delivery of their new 4x4 vehicle on Saturday 23rd March 2013.



Please click on this link showing all the support services in the area available to patients as part of the Chistchurch Angels befriending scheme.


CHRISTCHURCH STROLLERS (Walking for Health Program)

Please see links below for latest news from Christchurch Strollers (recruiting Lead Walkers)

Interested in becoming a Lead Walker         20130507_Christchurch_Strollers_Walk_Leader_JD.DOCX

Lead Walker application form                      

Christchurch Memory Cafe and Singing Group (Alzeimer's Society)

Please click here for the Dorset Support Groups run by the Alzeimer's Society  Christchurch Groups are Based at St Joseph's Parish Centre.

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