Patient engagement resources for practice teams and PPGs

The Patient Engagement Project resource and signposting list includes links to free, practical “how to” information and toolkits on developing and sustaining PPGs, including virtual PPGs.

Project Toolkits and briefings for practice teams and PPGs

The toolkit(s) and briefings below are based on a short series of workshops delivered by the Patient Engagement Project in spring 2017. They are designed to be practical and accessible for practice teams and their PPG members.

Setting the Future Framework for your Patient Participation Group is a toolkit co-produced by the Londonwide LMCs' Patient Engagement Project and the Patients Association.

The toolkit outlines a ten-point process for practice leads in patient participation and their PPG Chairs to work together to review the current structure and focus of their PPG and develop and act on their PPG priorities for the future. It includes relevant information, practical tips and signposting to additional resources. Whether you have a newly established PPG with a few members or an active PPG with dozens of members, this toolkit can help you to launch your PPG as well as sustain and develop it.

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Last updated : 18 Oct 2017

 

Patient engagement project survey findings (15 Jun 2017)

Londonwide LMCs' patient engagement survey, conducted in autumn 2016, identifies the broad spectrum of both practice and patient experience of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) across the capital. The survey went...
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Working with the third sector to support PPG development (15 Jun 2017)

The Patient Engagement Project hosted a roundtable event in winter 2016 to which third sector patient organisations were invited to hear about and debate the key themes identified by the...
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Contractual requirements relating to PPGs (02 Jun 2017)

Since April 2015 it has been a contractual requirement for all practices to develop and maintain a Patient Participation Group (PPG) for the practice to obtain feedback from the practice...
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Patient Engagement Project (02 Jun 2017)

Londonwide LMCs’ Patient Engagement Project aims to demonstrate and promote patient engagement as integral to high quality, sustainable general practice, supporting London GP practice teams in working collaboratively with their...
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