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The Stennack Surgery , The Old Stennack School, St. Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1RUTel: 01736 793333
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If you would like to join our Consultation Group or our Virtual Group, please complete the form on the tab above and drop it in or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
PPGs act as representatives of the patient population, and are a way of better connecting general practice with the community it serves. They meet on a regular basis to have open and constructive discussions about the services available – always with a view to taking action to make real improvements for patients and for the practice.
Benefits for patients
PPGs are a grassroots way of affecting change, and involving patients in improving the health and well-being of the local community. They have an increasingly important role to play in helping to give patients a say in the way services are delivered to best meet their needs, and the needs of the local community.
PPGs help to improve communication between patients and their practice. By producing regular newsletters, improving practice websites and chatting to patients face to face, they are able to better understand, and help the practice in responding to, the real needs of the community.
Please click here to visit the Stennack Patient Participation Group on Facebook
Please click on the 'Meeting Minutes' tab above to access the minutes
Fiona Vinnicombe (Deputy Practice Manager)
For the latest Newsletter, click on the link below:
PPG Newsletter Autumn 2018
PPG AGM Minutes 2019
PPG Meeting Minutes 29.1.19
Revised Terms of Reference
PPG Stennack Appointments Presentation
This presentation was used as a basis for discussion about the appointments and services offered by the Stennack.
The Group is currently made up of a Consultation Group (20 members) and a Virtual Group (75 members). The demographics of which are in the link below.
33% of PPG members are over 65. This compares to 25% of our patient population (taken from NHS England/Public Health statistics for 2013). 59% of members are aged 18-65 compared to 41% of total patients and 4% of PPG is under 18, compared to 16% of patient population.
The Consultation Group PPG members regularly act as ambassadors in the waiting room talking to patients, raising any concerns and issues as well as recruiting new members to the PPG, particularly targeting the under represented groups.
To join the PPG please click on the link below for the application form or you can collect one from the surgery. They are also available in the St Ives library and other community buildings.
Join the Stennack Surgery PPG
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