Patient Participation Group

Patient Participation Group provides a volunteer-run communications link between the health centre and the patient community 

  • To improve provision for the patients
  • To promote health and wellbeing in the community

Activities envisaged

Publicise the services available to patients

By holding workshops with existing groups and elsewhere in the village

By other methods such as digital media, leaflets, posters, ‘Round and About’

Promote national and local health campaigns

Cooperate with Burnham Health Promotion Trust promoting health and wellbeing in the community

Conduct targeted surveys of patients, and work with the health centre on implementing improvements

Support the health centre with non-medical activities

Share good practice through networking with the PPG network and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) activities


Chair – elected from the Patient Participation Group – Carol Linton

Secretary – from the Health Centre – Michelle Sage

Core members – up to 9 patients, elected from the wider membership

PPG members – any registered patient of BHC over 16 years of age

Full Meetings – quarterly, attended by

  • a BHC management representative,
  • a medical representative,
  • a BHPT representative
  • core members of PPG

Interim meetings – as, when and where required

  • core members of the PPG
  • others required to progress the agenda


For further information or an application form, contact BHC PPG, Minniecroft Road, Burnham SL1 7DE, or you can click the link below to download a form. 

PPG Application Form

Patient Participation Group - Information Leaflet

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