Surveys give patients the opportunity to give feedback on particular issues and subjects. We can then feedback the results to the Surgery.
Regular meetings with the Surgery Manager & representative of the Partners to give feedback from you the patients.
Networking with other PPG's to share ideas and experiences; understand the local and wider healthcare landscape and represent the patient population where issues affecting patients have a wider impact.
Patient Participation Groups (PPG's) were set up under a Government initiative to represent all patients and to enable communication between patients and surgery medical staff on all relevant issues
Wistaria and Milford Patient Participation Group is evolving to meet the local needs of patients registered with Wistaria and Milford Surgeries.
We are a group of 12 patients from both Wistaria and Milford Surgeries recruited on a purely voluntary basis to aid Wistaria and Milford surgery implement real, positive change.
Conducting patient surveys
Advising the Surgery and patients of new systems and treatments
Sharing good Surgery practice by networking with other PPGs
Make stronger the relationship between patients and their Surgery, which is critical to the provision good Surgery Practice
To ensure two-way communication between Patients and the Surgery.
To consult with Patients on their needs, and to provide a forum for discussion between the Surgery and Patients on topics of mutual interest.
To identify areas to influence, and to review how care meets the needs of patients, particularly in relation to secondary services such as Lymington Hospital and Outpatient Services.
To provide a representative to the Community Engagement Group (CEG).
We have carried out a number of surveys to obtain the opinions of patients. With the information we have gathered we have been able to influence
We are all volunteers and patients of Wistaria & Milford Surgeries.