England | Scotland | Wales | Northern Ireland | Ireland
Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Self-isolation and treatment if you have coronavirus symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Testing and tracing
Information about testing for coronavirus and what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services during coronavirus.
GOV.UK: coronavirus – guidance and support
Government information and advice.
What is a Patient Participation Group (PPG)?
It is a group of volunteer patients and practice staff who engage and discuss the topics for discussion the patients would like them to be.
Patient participation is:
Patient participation is not:
What is the aim of a PPG?
The aims of the Patient Participation Group (PPG) are as follows:
The practice will work with the PPG to develop an action plan for implementing changes based on at least three agreed key priority areas.
How does having a PPG benefit the patients and the practice?
Good for patients
Good for practice staff
For the surgery to be able to continue our PPG WE NEED YOU!
How much of your time will being part of the PPG take?
It is up to you!
We are keen to ensure that our PPG is representative of all of our patients so it is important that we explore different ways of engaging with you.
There are two ways we can work with our patients:
Don't forget we also have the Friends & Family survey so that if you wish to contribute but cannot attend in person and do not have access to email you can still provide feedback and recommendations when you are at the practice.
We are always keen to hear from patients who would be willing to devote a little time to helping the PPG – either as a committee member, or with the organisation and running of events, or have ideas for information sessions and events. If you are interested please complete the PPG form on line or ask reception for one to complete and hand in.
Details of events organised by the PPG will be displayed on the practice notice board in the waiting room of the surgery, or ask at Reception for more details.
If you are interested in taking part in our group, or would like more information about anything we do please contact us on 0117 330 4300 or ask at reception
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.
NVP Questionnaire Results
Patient Reference Group Report
Patient Reference Group Report
Action Plan with current status
Summary of Survey Results
Patient Participation Report
PPG Report 14 - 15.doc
Minutes of meeting 18 MArch 2015 (2).doc
Action plan update March 2015.doc