What is a Patient Participation Group (PPG)?
We are a group of patients who meet regularly to decide ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered by the practice to patients.
What is the purpose of a PPG?
Our purpose is:
To give patients and practice staff 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.
We meet every 3rd Monday and welcome all patients to attend. Everyone may suggest items for consideration and there is always an agenda for each meeting. Meetings keep people informed about what is going on in local health care as well as considering what needs to be done within the practice.
Our meeting dates are for this year are:
No meeting for August - break for the summer
Monday 16th September – Battle Health Centre 7pm
Monday 21st October – Oldwood Surgery 7pm
Monday 18th November – Battle Health Centre 7pm
Monday 16th December – Oldwood Surgery 7pm
If you would like to join our PPG but can't attend the meetings, you can sign up for our virtual PPG and we will keep you updated and seek your feedback via email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Minutes of previous meetings
13th August 2018
10th September 2018
15th October 2018
12th November 2018
10th December 2018
14th January 2019
12th February 2019 AGM
18th March 2019
15th April 2019
20th May 2019
17th June 2019
15th July 2019
We are looking to recruit new members
If you are interested in joining our PPG or want to find out more, email us direct on email@example.com or complete the form below or call the Practice Manager, Libby Looseley, on 01580 880790.
Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online
Download the pdf version of our sign up form to print, complete and return.
We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.
The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 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.