Woodbrook Patient Participation Group

About Us

Aims

The primary aim of the group is to promote cooperation between the practice and its patients to mutual benefit.

Terms of Reference

The Patient Participation Group (PPG) will:

  1. contribute to practice decision-making and will take part in two-way discussions on service development and delivery;
  2. provide feedback on patients’ needs, concerns and interests and challenge the practice constructively whenever necessary;
  3. provide a two-way communication channel enabling grumbles and complaints about the practice to be represented whilst at the same time helping patients to understand the practice view;
  4. act as a conduit between the practice and the community over public concerns affecting 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 preventative medicine;
  7. liaise on the provision of secondary healthcare and social care locally;
  8. contribute to the practice view on consultations emanating from NHS trusts;
  9. collaborate with other PPGs in the area.