Patient Participation Group
Did you know that your practice has a Patient Participation Group open to all patients registered at the practice?
It’s purpose is to give patients a voice, to work with the practice to help make improvements and provide a patient perspective on how the practice works for them.
It also provides information from healthcare professionals employed from both within the practice and the wider NHS together with other allied organisations.
It meets at the surgery about every eight weeks in an upstairs room, on a varied rota of a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, commencing at 17:45 and lasting approximately one to one and a half hours.
We often have speakers, sometimes from within the practice, other times guest speakers. Topics include matters that are related to general practice, the wider NHS, a range of common health conditions, social care, wellbeing etc.
All you need is:
- To have an interest in the way this practice, the wider NHS and social care system works and develops, including learning about common health condition related topics.
- To be able to listen and respect other peoples’ views, politely express your own views and be able to see both sides of a story.
We occasionally organise events for the benefit of patients, the current one being a health and wellbeing event with various external organisations in attendance.
Joining the PPG
If you would like to find out more and help us increase the diversity and number of attendees to our meetings, you’ll be made very welcome.
You can complete our online Patient Participation Group Registration form, turn up on the day or contact Rose Dunnington, practice manager to discuss the matter further on 0121 550 4917.
Please note access to the meeting room is via a staircase only.
If you would like to see what the patient participation group have been discussing, please visit our PPG Minutes page for more information.