Patient Participation Group (PPG)
What is a PPG?
A selection of patients and staff who meet at regular intervals to decide ways of making a positive contribution to the services and facilities offered both by the Practice and locally to the patients.
What Can a PPG do?
Offer feedback on the patient perspective; Help the surgery to make the most effective use of their resources; Improve communication through Newsletters, Website and other ways; Help to promote good health and organise health promotion events in partnership with the Practice.
What are the Benefits of a PPG?
Patients will have a better understanding and knowledge of the Surgery and its staff; Patients will benefit from improved communication with staff; Patients will have a forum to suggest positive ideas and voice concerns; Patients can be more responsible for their own health.
PPG Confidentiality Agreement
PPG Code of Conduct
To join the Waterhouses PPG
Any patient registered at the Practice is more than welcome to join. Please ask at reception.
Download our PPG Leaflet for more information and a registration form
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 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 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
The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.