Patient Participation Group

Do you know that YOU can make a difference in your GP practice?

You can join the Practice Participation Group (PPG). PPGs enables a partnership between patients, GPs and their practices to strive to high quality and responsive care and services. 

If you are interested in attending this meeting and joining Patient Participation Group, please confirm your attendance by emailing:

What is the role of a Patient Participation Group (PPG)?

If you are The Exchange Surgery patient you can be involve in our Patient Participation Group. 

PPGs can fulfil a number of different roles which include:
•  Presenting the patient perspective on services in the practice
•  Improving communication and understanding between the practice and    patients
•  Building a good working relationship with practices to benefit the  practice and patients

We meet every two months or so to discuss any new or outstanding issues and we also communicate via email to present our views or give constructive feedback to the practice. 

Our next meeting is planned for Thursday 27th April 2017 at 7.00pm

2014/2015 Patient Participation Group Report to NHS England: see here



First and very succesful Patient Participation Group (PPG) meeting took place on 22nd January 2015 at 7.00pm. Please see here for minutes from the meeting. 

12th March 2015 - please see here

16th April 2015 - please see here

2nd July 2015 - please see PPG minutes

25th February 2016 - please see minutes here




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