Patient Participation Group (PPG)


Market Cross Surgery PPG members meet quarterly at the Surgery.  Please click on the Meeting Dates Tab (above) for further details of forthcoming meetings

A PPG is a Patient Participation Group, the members are a group of patients registered with our practice. They have no medical training, but have an interest in the services provided and are keen to work in Partnership with the practice. The aim of a PPG is to represent patients’ views, support diversity and to work in partnership with the surgery to improve common understanding; help patients to take more responsibility for their health; contribute to improvements of services and quality of care and work towards better and improved communications.

The Practice is looking for people from all ages and backgrounds who are enthusiastic about influencing and improving the way that local healthcare is delivered.  In order for the group to be effective, the number of members will be kept to a reasonable amount.  If you are interested in joining the PPG, please see the links below, where you can express an interest.  Your details will be passed onto the PPG, who will make contact with you.

If you would like to join our group and 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 form 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 reception team.

download the pdf form Download the pdf version of our sign up form

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance.


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