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?


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.

If you are interested in becoming a member please print and complete the form and return it to the surgery. Forms can also be returned by email to

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.

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.

Next PPG Meeting

Our next PPG meeting will be held on Tuesday 25th April 2023 at 6pm.  If you are interested in joining the PPG please do contact us, you are very welcome.

Minutes from Patient Participation Group Meetings

PPG Members

Current PPG Members Include:

  • Zoe Summers (Chair)
  • Kathryn Drayton (Vice Chair)
  • John Berry
  • Hasna Bibi
  • Barry Eggleston
  • Russ Gurnhill
  • Joan Norris
  • Yvonne Thompson
  • David Whitely