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Patient Participation Group

The Group are actively involved with all local issues and meet every month. They have their own Notice Board in the waiting room area which keeps patients informed on past and forthcoming events put on by the Practice or the local community. Along with details on how patients can contact the Group for any items they would like putting on the agenda for discussion.

The Patient Group actively encourages patients to enrol on the locally run Expert Patient Programmes which involve patients with certain chronic diseases (namely – diabetes, COPD, Ischaemic Heart Disease) attending for six weeks in order to learn about their condition, how this can be managed better, the importance of attending surgery for reviews etc.

Past Practice events include:

  • Two Powerpoint displays and talk given by Dr. U A Pathak on Health Issues affecting South Asian Communities.
  • Twelve week chair based exercise and information programme for patients suffering with Mild to Moderate Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease.
  • DVD showing the various exercises and with advice on how to help manage this condition were also distributed in order to maintain the programme after the 12 weeks.

Two Education events to stress the importance of:

  • Child vaccinations
  • Appropriate use of out of hours
  • Exercise and diet
  • 'Closer to home' walks

Our Members

The Practice Participation Group was formed in 2005 and consists of the following members:

  • Chairperson - Michael Booton
  • Members:
  • Derek Hulme
  • Kerry Wragg
  • Kate Brookes
  • Lynne Brookes
  • Javid Najmi

Are you interested in joining our active PPG Group?

Have you got any ideas for discussion by the Group? 

If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.

download the pdf form Download the pdf version of our sign up form

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance


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