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Who are we?
The following document details the Purpose and Protocols of our group: Purpose and Protocol of PPG (updated July 2019)
How do we do that?
How to contact us
How will we keep you informed?
How will we pass on your views?
What can you do?
Beaconsfield Patients’ Group
We would love to hear from you and tell you more about how you could help us to help the patients and staff at Beaconsfield Road Surgery.
If you would like to find out more about PPGs in general, please go to http://www.hastingsandrotherccg.nhs.uk/get-involved/patient-participation-groups/
All you will be asked to do is reply to some short questions occasionally and meet with us up to 10 times a year.
We would like to gather as many patients as possible for this group so that we get a good representation of patients. So whether you are young or old, working or not working, healthy or have long term conditions, we want to hear from you all.
If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.
Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online
If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.
Download the pdf version of our sign up form
All prospective members will need to read the Beaconsfield Road Surgery Patient Participation Group Confidentiality Policy, Conflict of Interest and Declaration Agreement for Volunteers and sign and return the last page with their registration form.
PPG Confidentiality and conflict of interest policy and consent form
We will be in touch shortly after we receive your forms. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.
Many thanks for your assistance
We are committed to maintaining confidentiality and protecting the information we hold about you. We adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the NHS Codes of Confidentiality and Security, as well as guidance issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
The next online meeting is 12th of January 2021 at 7.30pm.
Statement 15/12/20 - From Your Patient Participation Group (PPG)
'We are writing to you as patients who are on the practice Patient Participation Group. The Doctors, staff providing access to services, and staff who provide other health care at the practice, are all facing many additional demands on their work during the pandemic. They are having to rapidly adapt and change how they work in order to keep everyone safe and target limited resources effectively.
They follow national guidance on how to provide care and on what services come first.
We recognise that it can be very hard for you to experience delay or difficulty in accessing health care which you may be very much in need of. We ask at this time for your patience, understanding, and support of the practice GPs and staff who are working very hard and doing their best in difficult circumstances.'
PPG Meeting Minutes 26th April 2017
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