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Patient Participation Group


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.

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Springwood Surgery Patient Group

The Springwood Surgery Patient Group was formed in 2006. The Group meets every 6 weeks on a Monday afternoon at 4.30 pm in the Practice Boardroom.

At present we are in the process of trying to establish a Virtual Patient Group for patients that would be interested in going to the Patient Group but unfortunately due to other commitments cannot make the regular meeting date or time. Application forms can be downloaded below or collected from the reception area.

"Your views count" why not join our Patient Group

Find out how to join our PPG below

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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 Practice Manager on 01287 619 611.

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What if have something to say but don't want to be part of the group?

You can send us your views, or ask any questions about the PPG, using the group's contact form