Patient Participation Group (PPG)
“PPG’s are groups of active volunteer patients working in with practice staff and GP’s. We want our PPG to create a unique partnership to work with us to provide practical support and to encourage patients to take more responsibility for their own health”
Why have a PPG?
We want our PPG to represent our practice population. To give practice staff and patients a forum to suggestive positive ideas and voice concerns.
Good to have ground rules….
Ground rules are important to ensure meetings are not used for pursuing individual personal complaints or agendas. Patient confidentiality is of the utmost importance and everyone on the PPG should be treated fairly, equally and with respect.
The National Association of Patient Participation
This association aims to promote the role and benefits of PPGs to patients, the public and health professionals, to create more understanding of the value of true patient participation also to promote the support available from N.A.P.P. Find out more about them click here.