Patient Participation Group

The Aims of the Patient Participation Group

Stenhouse Medical Centre is keen to ensure that local people are actively involved in deciding how the health services they use should be developed. To provide patients with an opportunity to express their views, we have set up a Patient Participation Group (PPG). The PPG consists of up to 12 members who are selected from a cross section of existing Stenhouse patients, doctors and practice staff. The aim of the group is to give patients, GPs and practice staff an opportunity to meet, to exchange ideas and information, and then take action.

As a patient of Stenhouse Medical Centre you are eligible to apply to become a member of the PPG by forwarding you name to the Practice Manager. New members will be invited to join the group when vacancies arise. When selecting new members the PPG will aim to reflect the diversity of patients registered at Stenhouse.

Meetings are held on a regular basis throughout the year and are chaired by a patient member of the PPG. To help process information in a more efficient manner it is desirable that new members have access to the internet.

If you have any suggestions that may help improve health services, or have any concerns over existing services or facilities, please contact a member of the Stenhouse practice staff. You may also complete a suggestion form that can be found in the entrance/reception area

PPG Terms of Reference

Virtual Group

We are currently looking to expand the size of the group by forming a ‘virtual’ group. The virtual group are patients who agree to be contacted by email for their opinions on any aspect of health care at the surgery.

Interested in getting involved?

Anyone and everyone is welcome to take part in the group, as long as you are registered at the surgery and interested in working together to make positive changes for the practice and its patients.

If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the image opposite to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.