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Patient participation in general practice

Ian Shaw

Patient participation in general practice

a study of the Patients" Committee at Aberdare Health Centre, Mid Glamorgan

by Ian Shaw

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Published by Welsh Consumer Council in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aberdare Health Centre. -- Patients Committee.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Ian Shaw prepared and wrote this report for the Welsh Consumer Council].
    ContributionsWelsh Consumer Council.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13736196M

    The practice’s patient participation report was undertaken as a result of the / Patient Participation Direct Enhance Service (DES) commissioned by the Department of Health. The purpose of the patient participation DES is to ensure that patients are involved in decisions about the range and quality of services provided and over time. Information Leaflets. Browse or search for patient information leaflets on health, conditions and diseases provided by leaflet is written by an expert team of GPs and contains trusted, high quality health information.

    Patient Participation Group. The group comprises of approximately ten patient members and two rotational members from the medical and administrative staff of the practice who meet monthly. ideas and concerns raised to help improve and enhance a high quality service in general practice for the mutual benefit of all concerned. Patient Participation Group. We are pleased to say that we currently have a core of approximately 15 - 20 patients who have expressed an interest in being members of the group and are regular attendees at the meetings. This is supplemented by 4 non patient members who are the Practice Development Manager, the Practice Manager, GP and Admin lead.

    Our Responses - We have made changes in response to the Patient Participation Survey by: Opening our appointment booking system to allow patients to book up to 4 weeks ahead. Changed our practice website. Advertise and promote the use of evening and weekend appointments for patients at our local out of hours hubs. The Old Links Surgery Patient Participation Group has been meeting four times a year since There are six patient representatives covering an age range of 60 years. The group discusses patient feedback from sources such as the national patient survey, NHS Choices website and the recently introduced Friends and Family Test.


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Patient Participation Group (PPG) There have been some major changes within the NHS recently and the main focus has been on primary care and general practice. In short, the aim has been to put a lot of the decision making back into the hands. Patient participation, as it pertains to the formation of health policy, is a process that involves patients as stakeholders, advisors and shared decision practice of engaging patients in health policy originated from the consumer advocacy movement, which prioritized consumer safety, access to information and public participation in public health programs.

General Practices have been encouraged to set up Patient Participation Groups over the last two years. The purpose of these Patient Participation Groups is to ensure that patients are involved in decisions about the range and quality of services provided.

Patient Participation Group Autumn Survey to Action Plan agreed by the Patient Participation Group: Availability of patient messaging system within practice computer system to reduce the number of telephone callers utilising the telephone system for routine requests e.g. Medical certificates (Fit for Work) for work.

We have a patient participation group as we are keen to get feedback from patients about every aspect of our service. The group meets regularly at the practice.

If you would like to join, or find out more, please inform one of our patient care co-ordinators, or email our practice managers: [email protected]. The Height General Practice now hold a successful PPG (Patient Participation Group) that is always open to new patients wishing to join.

The group gives patients the opportunity to voice their opinions on the services offered and together create ideas with a view to continuously improving the health service we offer as a whole.

General Practice is the most commonly used point of access in the NHS. 90% of those who use General Practice services will be diagnosed and treated without being referred for further specialist treatment.

Current NHS policy therefore aims to improve both access to services locally and patient choice. General practice patient participation groups (PPGs) PPGs are groups of patients linked with a GP practice. There are different forms of PPGs, some meet on a regular basis, some are virtual groups, and they all vary in size.

The surgery's Patient Participation Group meets multiple times a year to discuss the surgery. Please contact the surgery on If you would like to get involved & offer your ideas. Click HERE to see the agenda for the next PPG meeting on: Monday 24th February Click HERE to see the minutes from the latest PPG meeting.

The PPG has a key role in increasing. Patient Participation Groups are not new. The first were formed inthe National Association for Patient Participation was formed in as their umbrella organisation. Patient Participation Groups work with their practices to provide practical support, to help patients to take more responsibility for their own health and to provide.

Active patient participation is a patient safety priority for health care. Yet, patients and their preferences are less understood. The aim of the study was to explore hospitalised patients’ preferences on participation in their care and safety activities in Sweden.

Exploratory qualitative study. Data were collected over a four-month period in and Cited by: Patient Participation Group + Virtual PPG The Peel Medical Practice PPG (Patient Participation Group) is now an established group of five years running.

The group meets monthly and consists of volunteer patients, a GP, a member of the reception team, a member of the nursing team, and the practice manager. The same info as provided by GPs to patients during consultations,health/disease leaflets,patient support orgs,all about medicines,book GP appts online,interactive patient experience forum.

Patient Participation Group (PPG) Every now and again we will ask you to complete a short survey, either on specific aspects of our services or the practice in general. Patient Access allows you to book some appointments with a GP, request repeat prescriptions and more 24/7.

Positive influence for practice and patient relationships Supportive to the needs of the local health population whilst recognising the pressures on general practice The group meet quarterly at the practice – other practice members are usually present too.

Patient Participation Group. What is a Patient Group. Camden Patent and Public Engagement Group (CPPRG) consists of a group of patients who are members of local general practice patients groups (commonly known as PPGs) in Camden who support the Clinical Commissioning Group in ensuring the patient voice plays a key role in our decision.

The next patient participation group meeting date is to be confirmed via communication that will be sent our to all registered patents near the time. Please contact the practice on if you would like to attend. Back to Practice Info Patient Participation Group We are encouraging patients to give their views about how the Heart of Bath Medical Partnership is performing and the group which consists of about a dozen active members meets quarterly for an.

“We want a system that is quick, easy and beneficial for healthcare professionals to use and ultimately improves patient experience by providing flexibility and choice around the services we offer wherever the patient is. The vision for the new NHS e.

Patients can book these appointments through their local GP practice. As these extra appointments are provided from three GP surgeries in the area and The Bedser Hub in Woking, the GP or clinician will have access to your medical record, with your consent, giving them access to all the information they would need to provide the best possible care.

Promoting health through participation: experience of groups for patient participation in general practice.Patient Participation Groups What you need to know about GP Online Services August their practice. Book appointments health record Order repeat prescriptions View your GP. General Benefits • hour access to information, appointment booking and repeat prescription ordering gives patients more flexibility and.Patient Participation Group We are encouraging patients to give their views about how the practice is doing.

We would like to be able to find out the opinions of as many patients as possible and are asking if people would like to provide their email addresses so we can contact you by email every now and again to ask you a question or two.