Patients turn doctors at medical care event

PATIENTS from Lockside Medical Centre were given a different insight into the work of the practice.

Lockside Medical Centre Urgent Medical Care Event

It came at an ‘Urgent Medical Care Wellbeing Event’ on Saturday, July 14.

They were instructed how to use a defibrillator and recognise a stroke with Dr Richard Bircher acting as the patient.

Dr Joanna Bircher gave a talk on sepsis while there were also presentations from Tameside, Oldham and Glossop MIND and the Deaf Society.

Men in Sheds, a social club for men wanting to make new friends, were also represented at the event.

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