What is a PPG?
A selection of patients and staff who meet at regular intervals to decide ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered both by the Practice and locally to the patients.
What Can a PPG do?
Offer feedback on the patient perspective; Help the surgery to make the most effective use of their resources; Improve communication through Newsletters, Website and other ways; Help to promote good health and organise health promotion events in partnership with the Practice.
What are the Benefits of a PPG?
Patients will have a better understanding and knowledge of the Surgery and its staff; Patients will benefit from improved communication with staff; Patients will have a forum to suggest positive ideas and voice concerns; Patients can be more responsible for their own health.
If you wish to participate please contact the Practice or complete the online form by clicking on the button shown below
OR: if you prefer, you can download the sign-up form below, print it out, fill it in, and post it to the Practice, or hand it to a Receptionist.
We aim to acknowledge your request within a few days.
Please note that the PPG cannot become involved in matters of a specifically medical or clinical nature.
Upcoming PPG Events
We are please to announce we have now restarted our PPG meetings-
The first meeting follwoing COVID-19 was Tuesday 10th October 2023 – (Minutes to follow)
The next meeting is scheduled for November the 27th 2023
Your comments and contributions are welcome.
Minutes of Meetings
The National Association of Patient Participation
This association aims to promote the role and benefits of PPGs to patients, the public and health professionals, to create more understanding of the value of true patient participation also to promote the support available from N.A.P.P. Find out more about them click here.
The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. The Data Protection Act 2018 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.