Patient Participation Group (PPG)
Calling all patients of Selsdon Park Medical Practice. We are currently recruiting new members to join our committee. There is minimal commitment but it is important for the surgery to hear from patients and work together to improve. We are looking for a variety of people from different age groups and backgrounds to ensure the population is represented. We meet six times a year, currently virtually, for half an hour to discuss the surgery. We publish a newsletter twice a year and when possible hold patient talks in the nearby St John's Hall. Don't worry if you are not able to commit to six times a year, we can discuss this further, but we would be grateful for your input.
If you are interested in becoming a member please email email@example.com
The PPG meets every month apart from July & August on either a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. The meetings start at 6.30pm and are held at the surgery in the meeting room, lasting approximately 1 to 1.5 hours depending on what needs to be discussed. We would like members to attend as many meetings as they can but understand that attending all isn't always possible.
Our PPG talks are held in January, March, June and October and cover a variety subject areas. We are always looking for suggestions for future subjects for talks. Members of the committee attend the patient talks where possible to represent the PPG and to obtain additional email addresses for correspondance on future talks.
If you are interested in discussing further becoming part of the committee please contact us
Emails being sent to the Patient Participation Group (PPG)
It has come to the surgeries notice that people are using the PPG email address to communicate with the surgery. Please be advised the surgery does not montior this email address and cannot guarantee anything sent to it meant for the surgery will reach the surgery. This email adddress is monitored by patients in the group. This is a data protection issue as well. Thank you.
List of Social Clubs
Thank you to our PPG for collating this information sheet on local clubs of various interests.
Our Patient Group
The Patient Group currently consists of approximately a dozen regular members who regularly meet with practice staff to:
- Influence how appointments are booked
- Be the eyes and ears of the surgery and feeding back
- Identify ways the surgery can improve communications between patients and GPs
- Create better ways to let patients know what doctors specialities are.
- Communicate with other patients in order to widen the group. Raising awareness of the PPG and its work.
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
A Guide For Working Together: The Care Quality Commission and Patient Participation Groups'.
Talks and Lectures
From time to time, the Patient Participation Group organises talks and lectures about health issues which may be of interest to the practice’s patients. If you would like to suggest alternative subject areas please email Selsdonpark.firstname.lastname@example.org - this is not used by the surgery only the patient participation group
. ** PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS EMAIL ADDRESS TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE SURGERY** it is monitored by the patient group only and not the surgery. Thank you***
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