Patient Participation

For a number of years now, we have been running a Patient Forum Group, which meets quarterly to discuss matters of interest to our patients and to agree actions/changes to improve our services to patients. This is a very successful group and we are grateful to all those who give up their time to assist us in this area.

However, we have become increasingly conscious that not all patients are able to come to meetings about our services, but would like to know more about our plans for the future and be able to actively give us their opinions about what we are doing. Therefore, in 2011 we formed a 'Virtual' Patient Group, in addition to our Patient Forum. For this group, we just take email addresses of interested patients and periodically either sent out update information or consult on proposed changes. We now have over a 100 patients in this Virtual Group.

If you are interested in becoming a member of either our Patient Forum or Email Patient Group, please just send us an email expressing your interest to

To get a truly representative sample we need young people, workers, retirees, people with long term conditions and people from non-British ethnic groups.

If you 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.

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

The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018.  This legislation gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.

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