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Patient Participation Group

The Village Group Practice meets regularly with its Patient Participation Group. If you would like any information on how you can join in, please contact the reception at either of the two surgeries, or download the Expression of Interest form using the link below. This can be found at the beginning of the paragraph directly below

Click here to download the Expression of Interest form to sign up for the Patient Participation Group. Please return the completed form to the surgery.

The minutes from each meeting are available along with agendas for future meetings so all patients can see what is discussed.

At the meeting of the PPG on 30th October 2019 the PPG agreed the Aims of the Group and the Terms of Reference. The group also agreed The Confidentiality Agreement that all members of the Group need to sign. Click here to download this information.

What is a Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Put simply, Patient Participation refers to patients taking an active interest in their health care providers. Patient Participation Groups or Focus Groups (PPGs) operate within GP surgeries. Priorities are developed and agreed locally in order to meet local needs and to reflect the interests and commitment of the participants.

PPGs play an important role in informing the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) via a Clinical Reference Committee made up of GP representatives for each locality in a region about the patient’s perspective on the quality, availability and provision of services. Have your input into local services by working with your practice.

Our aim is to give a patient’s perspective on the services that we provide.

We hope we can work together with you soon.

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