Patient Participation Group

What is a Patient Participation Group?

A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is where a group of health professionals and patients can come together to address issues that effect health and health services in their local community.

Usually connected to a particular GP practice, patient forums provide a link between practice staff and their registered patients.

The agenda of any particular group will depend upon the local needs, interests and energies of the participants, but its key role is to:

Enable patients to have a say on how the practice operates

Provide feedback on new systems within the practice such as booking an appointment

Act as a sounding board for ideas Support the practice to provide a high quality of care and service delivery.

Our Group

We are here to:

Provide feedback from you, the patients, on any of your concerns -  e.g. the appointment system, consultation times or repeat prescriptions

Monitor the accessibility of practice communications - e.g. the website and the practice booklet

Carry out surveys into a variety of subjects - e.g. measuring patient satisfaction

Offer practical help - e.g. flu clinics

Help obtain your views. You can send us your views using the group's contact form, or complete a comments slip and post it in the comments box which is located in the main reception

The group meets every quarter.

How Do I Apply to Join?

If you would like to join our Patient Participation Group:

Please complete our online PPG Joining form

Alternatively, contact our Business Manager on 0115 883 2150.


Annual Reports

Each year our Patient Participation Group produces an Annual Report:

2014 - 2015

2013 - 2014

2012 - 2013