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Older Drivers Awareness Week 2015

Date sent: Tuesday 18 August 2015

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015


Driving and the elderly

Are your GPs concerned about patients who may not be fit to drive or perhaps nopt sure where help can be sought from?

As a GP I am frequently asked about the elderly and their fitness to drive.  This comes from other familly members or from friends and neighbours. I am able to advise on, medical matters but not always about driving. This information might be helpful to promote to your elderly patients.
Following the great success of last years awareness week, Hampshire Police have booked another week between Monday 28th September and Saturday 3rd October to help promote and raise awareness of the Older Drivers Forum and how it can help and support Older Motorists to carry on driving safely for longer.

They will be visiting 6 different venues across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with their  partners where they will  give advice not only to older drivers but also to Family and Friends and other interested parties. It is free to attend, no appointment required and people can just pop in anytime between 9.30am and 3pm.
Attached are two posters about the event in portrait and landscape versions. 
You can find out more about the forum by visiting the  web site at
They give advice on:

The dates and venues are as below:

Monday 28th September – Basingstoke

Basingstoke Discovery Centre
19/20 Westminster House
Festival Place
RG21 7LS

Tuesday 29th September – Milford on Sea

Milford on Sea Village Community Centre
Sea Road
Milford on Sea
SO41 0PH

Wednesday 30th September – Southampton

West Quay Shopping Centre
By the lifts
SO15 1QF

Thursday 1st October – Isle of Wight

St Thomas’s Square and Newport Minster
Isle of Wight
PO30 1SL

Friday 2nd October – Portsmouth

Cascades Shopping Centre

Saturday 3rd October – Aldershot

Aldershot Library

109 High Street

GU11 1DQ



Best wishes



Dr Nigel Watson

Chief Executive

Wessex LMCs

Churchill House, 122-124 Hursley Rd

Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh

Hants. SO53 1JB (Registered Office)

Tel: 02380253874

Mobile: 07825173326


Attached file: ODF-portrait-all-dates-2015.pdf

Attached file: ODF-landscape-all-dates-2015.pdf

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