Patient Participation Group
Would you like to be more involved in your GP Surgery and help to ensure that patients get the best possible service?
ASK ABOUT JOINING OUR PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP
A Patient Participation Group, or PPG, is a volunteer group of patients who work collaboratively with GP staff to help plan and improve practice services by ensuring that the patient perspective is always represented.
Our Terms of Reference can be found here.
Our Code of Conduct can be found here.
The Aims of the Patient Participation Group
- To offer opinions in a constructive manner and to put forward ideas on behalf of other patients.
- To improve the provision of health care.
- To improve communication between surgery, patients and the wider community about matters concerning the surgery and health in general.
- To provide assistance in development of new services.
- To encourage a spirit of self help and support amongst patients to improve their health and social care.
More guidance on PPGs can be found here.
Patient Practice Group Minutes Archive
Getting Your View
The group would like to contact patients on occasion by email and/or text so that they can obtain the views of the widest group of patients possible. We would like to obtain your email address and mobile phone number to do this. Please complete the Patient Contact Form to provide your consent for this.
Current PPG Members Include:
- Zoe Summers (Chair)
- Kathryn Drayton (Vice Chair)
- John Berry
- Hasna Bibi
- Barry Eggleston
- Russ Gurnhill
- Joan Ross
- Yvonne Thompson
- David Whitely