What is a Patient Participation Group?
A patient participation group is a selection of patients and practice staff who meet at regular intervals to decide ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered by the practice to the patients.
What is the purpose of Patient Participation Groups?
To give practice staff and patients the opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest in their Practice.
To provide the means for patients to make positive suggestions about the Practice and their own healthcare.
To encourage health education activities within the Practice.
To develop self-help projects to meet the needs of fellow patients.
To act as a representative group that can be called upon to influence the local provision of Health and Social Care.
To involve further patients from the wider population.
Further information on
PPGs can be found at the
National Association for Patient
Patient Group Minutes
11th March 2013
3rd December 2012
10th September 2012
21st May 2012
5th March 2012
30th January 2012
12th December 2011 (Inaugural
31st October 2011
10th October 2011
22nd September 2011
13th September 2011
6th September 2011
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