Patient
Participation Groups

Our PPGs help shape our services

What is a PPG?

A PPG is a group of registered patients and practice staff who meet to discuss and make decisions about the practice and how it is able to service the community. It an opportunity for patients and service users to feed back about the services we offer.

What is the purpose of a PPG?

  • To share information about the organisation, our services and our delivery in the future.

  • For Nexus to understand the patients point of view and to encourage feedback.

  • Encourage a spirit of self help and support amongst patients to improve their health and well being

  • Improve communication between the service providers, the group and the wider population

What do PPG members do?

  • Attend your practice and Nexus wide meetings.

  • Share your views and participate in discussions around the services we offer and how we are working with partners in Southwark.

How do I register?

We welcome your views. Click the link below to sign up to your practice PPG. Due to the ongoing restrictions associated with Coronavirus, all PPGs are currently virtual, however we will return to face to face meetings when were permitted.

Getting involved in health research.

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) is the research 'arm' of the NHS.

The South London Primary Care Research Team came to talk to the group about the importance of health research and the benefits your participation can have to improve the current and future healht and care of the population.

Nexus Health Group pateints have participated in many studies. Your GP will approach you if you are suitable for a research project. If you are interested in looking at what opportunities the NIHR clinic here


PPG Podcasts

February 2020: Patient Champions and CQC recognises our improvements

June 2020: Nika Mencel, Operations Manager

Patient Newsletter

January 2020

December 2020

January 2021

April 2021

August 2021