Purton Surgery developed a Patient Participation Group last year in order to promote communication between patients and the Surgery. This group works with the practice to offer the patients perspective on the services that are provided. They also encourage patients to take more responsibility for their health and provide practical support. Purton Patient Participation Group or "G4P" (group for patients as the group have named themselves) has developed a newsletter which is available via the G4P Newsletter tab.
The Group also helps to encourage patients to take more responsibilty for their health. There is a notice board in the waiting room at the Surgery for the group and they now have an e-mail address. Also you can follow the group on Facebook and Twitter, click on the links below:
If anyone wishes to leave messages or information for the group you can do so by click on the Contact us tab, emailling firstname.lastname@example.org or by dropping/posting the information to Kai at Purton Surgery.
Why a Patient Participation Group would benefit Purton Surgery
Patients will have a better understanding and knowledge of the pratice and the staff. Who is responsible for what and who actually works behind the scenes.
Patients will benefit from improved communications with staff - possible implementation of practice newsletter in the future.
Patients will have a forum to suggest positive ideas and voice concerns.
Patients will be more responsible for their own health.
Services for the Surgery will be planned jointly in order to increase their effectiveness.
Targets and objectives will be met jointly with the patients help.
Patients will have an organisation through which they can identify their own needs.
Patient will be able to get an idea of what is needed to improve healthcare, and make sure that the patient view is always represented.
If you wish to contact a member of the group you can do so by:
- Clicking on the contact us tab
- Leaving a message at the Surgery FAO Kai
- Posting your comments to Purton Surgery address FAO Kai
If you have any particular subjects that your are interested in and would like to know more about please submit the Health Promotion Events Questionnaire below
Health Promotion Events Questionnaire