Ratby Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Ratby Patient Participation Group (PPG) was set up in 2013 to represent patients interests to Ratby Surgery. We work with the practice to help in the development of services for all the patients registered with the practice.

We also work with the local federation of GP practices in Hinckley and Bosworth District and engage with local health and social groups, like the Ratby Listening Service, local luncheon groups and young families groups within Ratby, Kirby Muxloe and the surrounding area.

Our aims

The aims of Ratby PPG are to:

-promote and enhance co-operation between the practice and its patients

-influence the planning, provision and delivery of local health services, representing the patient view 

-Provide a useful contribution to the improvement of existing services and help the practice to develop new services to meet their patient's needs.

Supporting your PPG

Ratby PPG are looking to recruit a range of patients who are interested in helping us achieve our aims.

If you would like further information, then please contact Sheila Adcock at the surgery, either through reception or by emailing her on sheila.adcockATgp-C82634.nhs.uk (Please substitute the AT for an @ to make the email work).

PPG Minutes:

                                                                  PPG Meeting Minutes 30 July 2019                                                                   

 PPG Minutes Tuesday 11 June 2019

PPG Minutes Tuesday 5 March 2019

PPG Minutes Tuesday 13 November 2018

PPG Minutes Tuesday 14 August 2018

PPG Minutes Tuesday 8 May 2018

PPG Minutes Tuesday 20 February 2018

PPG articles in the local press:

May issue Local magazine articles

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