Patient Participation Group’s Aims

This PPG aims to:

1.    Contribute to practice decision-making and will be consulted on service development and provision;

2.    Provide feedback on patients’ needs, concerns and interests and challenge the practice constructively whenever necessary;

3.    Assist the practice and its patients by arranging voluntary groups/support within the community;

4.    Communicate information about the community which may affect healthcare;

5.    Give patients a voice in the organisation of their care;

6.    Promote good health and higher levels of health literacy by encouraging and supporting activities within the practice and promoting preventive medicine;

7.    Influence the provision of secondary healthcare and social care locally; Give feedback to NHS trusts on consultations; Liaise with other PPGs in the area

8.    Fundraise for medical equipment or other facilities to improve the practice and/or fund the activities of the PPG;

9.    Assist the practice with the annual practice survey and review the findings;

10.  Any confidential information discussed must remain confidential.