Patient participation Group

Claughton Medical Centre’s PPG was established in October 2011.  The group provides an excellent opportunity from the local community to get involved with what is happening at Claughton.

The Patient Participation Group (PPG) is here to act as a link between you and the Practice. Our aim is to try to improve communication between the practice and patients and provide a forum to discuss mutual interest in their Practice. We are unable to deal with medical matters but may raise other issues on your behalf such as telephone access, appointment availability or any other issue which may concern you as a patient. We meet on a regular basis to discuss and review any matters which may have arisen.

Once the Practice has an established Patient Group we aim to become members of NAPP.

National Association for Patient Participation website.

N.A.P.P. supports the aims of the Alma Ata Declaration that include the statement: “The people have the right and duty to participate individually and collectively in the planning and implementation of their health care”

If you are interested in becoming a member of please contact us by e-mail or speak to Lyndsay Maguire.

Virtual Group

If you do not wish to attend meetings but would like to HAVE YOUR SAY sign up for our virtual reference group. Your views are important to us. 

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

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.

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