What did we do?
Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) asked us to find out about the Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in the area.
In February we asked all GP practices in Bucks to do our online survey. We asked questions about:
- the membership of the PPG
- how the PPG works
- what the PPG does
What did we discover?
We were pleased to hear from about 23 PPGs (out of 51). We found that PPGs across the county are structured and operated differently. Most PPGs we heard about are chaired by a patient. The number of patients who attended face to face meetings varied but it was great to learn that PPGs are very involved in a wide range of activities.
We can read what we found out below.
What are we doing next?
We have shared these results with the CCG. It has sent our report to every General Practice in Bucks.
This work was funded by Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group.