Heath Lane Surgery

Westfield Avenue, Earl Shilton, Leicester, LE9 7RT

Telephone: 01455 844431

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Patient Participation Group

Launching Soon….

Brand New PPG (Patient Participation Group) coming soon. We are in the process of recruiting for our new PPG, please look out for our communication.

What is a PPG?

Make a difference and feel the difference by joining our surgery patient group

Volunteering to join our local patient participation group (PPG) is very rewarding and can make a real difference for our local community.

“By joining my PPG, I’m able to help patients who may be struggling to access GP services and talk them through how they can make the most of the GP services”

Alan, PPG member at Barwell and Hollycroft Medical Centres

Joining our group is a great opportunity to help shape future healthcare services. Made up of likeminded volunteer patients, the practice manager and one or more of the GPs from the practice, we meet on a regular basis to discuss services and how improvements can be made to benefit patients and the practice.

There is an open invitation for anyone that would like to join the group. Many volunteers want to put something back into their community and make an impact. They tell us that by investing a little bit of time, it not only improves the lives of other people, but they also feel their own health and wellbeing improves. There is no greater reward than a strong and thriving community.

We would love you to join our patient group so we can improve our services for our community.

To find out more about volunteering with the patient group visit: http://www.leicesterleicestershireandrutlandhwp.uk/volunteering or contact the practice by completing the below form.

What is the Role of a PPG?

Heath Lane Surgery Patient Participation Group (PPG) was established in 2008. The PPG brings together interested Patients, Medical Professionals, Senior Management, and members of Practice staff to:

  • Advise on issues relating to the Practice.
  • Facilitate partnership working to promote the wellbeing of patients.
  • Support the practice in providing a high quality of care and service delivery.

What is your involvement?

By being a member of the PPG, you could benefit by:

  • Making a valued contribution to and involvement in our local community.
  • Taking the opportunity to use and improve inter-personal and other skills.
  • Through our projects, encouraging fellow patients towards healthy life choices.
  • Gaining useful experience for those aiming for a career in health or social care.

There are roles within the PPG we would recruit for, A Chair, Deputy and a Secretary are all roles voted on with the PPG Members.

We hold quarterly meetings on a lunch time, Date and Time to be confirmed as we are recruiting new members. If you are unable to attend meetings but feel you can contribute to other aspects such as designing and maintaining the Newsletter, all skills are welcomed and appreciated.

If you would like to volunteer for the PPG, please complete the Form on this page. Your details will be sent to the practice who will make contact.

Heath lane PPG Newsletter

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