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The National Association for Patient Participation promotes and supports patient participation in primary care. Groups are an effective way for patients and GP surgeries to work together to improve services and to promote health and improved quality of care. PPGs are making a real difference across the UK.   Join N.A.P.P. And benefit from support to your practice and PPG.
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  1. Latest N.A.P.P. News – April 2019
  1. N.A.P.P. Annual Conference “Celebrating General Practice, Quality for Patients” 15th June 2019 at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel, near both Cheltenham and Gloucester. Patients and practice staff in member PPGs receive a 25% discount on fees. Don’t miss the April 20th deadline for £60 Early Bird rate for even better value. Further details and the Eventbrite online registration form can be accessed from our website here

  2. Corkill Award 2019: Closing date for applications is 30th April 2019. Download the application form and tell us about your innovative ideas, successful activities, anything which has made a difference to patients and/or the practice, especially if this is something which could be replicated elsewhere.

  3. PPG Awareness Week: 10th – 15th June is now in its eighth year and continues to grow. It’s an opportunity to recruit new members, to showcase what your PPG does and to celebrate. The Resource Pack by following the link on the home page of our website. Many CCGs also provide resources locally. Working jointly with other PPGs can also help to publicise what PPGs are, what they do and how they influence local services.

  4. N.A.P.P.’s Group of 100: This group of approximately 100 PPG representatives who have committed to filling in a short electronic questionnaire quickly (usually between 5 and 10 days) to targeted questions, usually electronically. This successful N.A.P.P. initiative has enabled a number of organisations such as the General Medical Council obtain the views of patients. The most recent survey took place in March. Anyone interested can find details and the Membership Agreement and application form here on the N.A.P.P. website. Applications should be sent to [email protected]

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March 2019