Patient Participation Group

What is a PPG?

A selection of patients and practice staff who meet at regular intervals to decide ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered by the practice to the patients.

What is the purpose of a PPG?

  • To give practice staff and patients the opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest in their practice
  • To provide means for patients to make positive suggestions about the practice and specific medical conditions as an ‘expert’ or experienced patient
  • To encourage health education activities within the practice
  • To develop self-help projects to meeting the needs of fellow patients, such as befriending, help with transport and bereavement support
  • To act as a representative group that can be called upon to influence the local provision of health and social care
  • To involve further patients from the wider population

What can a Patient Participation Group do?

  • Helping the practice to improve services
  • Offering support to other patients
  • Provide information

Patient benefits:

  • Patients will be more responsible for their own health
  • Patient will have better understanding and knowledge of the practice and its staff
  • Patients will be consulted about arrangements for their primary health care before decisions are made
  • Patients will benefit from improved communications between patients and staff
  • Patients will have a forum to suggest positive ideas and voice concerns

PPG Sign-up Form

This form is to be used to sign up to the PPG.


Next Steps: Install the User Registration Add-On

This form requires the Gravity Forms User Registration Add-On. Important: Delete this tip before you publish the form.
How to join our Practice PPG If you are interested in joining our PPG meetings or the Virtual PPG, please complete the below form:
MM slash DD slash YYYY
Ideas/ Suggestions/ Comments
MM slash DD slash YYYY
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.