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PPG members pack - Moorland Medical PPG have been working on a PPG members pack which can be accessed by following the link and modified to suit your own PPG. The Key document follows the 4 areas from the NAPP Building Better Participation document.


Booking Community Fire Station Rooms for meetings

Telephone numbers to book a meeting room at Community Fire Stations - 

  • Newcastle Community Fire Station ring 01785 898897
  • Hanley Community Fire Station ring 01785 898760
  • Leek Community Fire Station ring 01785 898501


Patient Leaflet – what happens when you are referred by your GP to see a Specialist? NHS England, together with the British Medical Association and the National Association for Patient Participation, have produced a leaflet for patients to understand what they can expect if they are referred by their GP to see a specialist or consultant at a hospital or a community health centre. Follow this link to access the leaflet.


How does the NHS in England Work - an alternative guide a whistle-stop tour from the Kings Fund of how the NHS works in 2017 and how it is changing




Further resources are available on the National Association for 
Patient Participation (NAPP) website.  

PPGs - First Year Joining Fee £60

On joining, new PPGs receive all the benefits of Annual Membership and the following package of resources

  • Starting, Growing and Sustaining Successful PPGs: guide to setting up a PPG in general practice
  • 21 Ways to make your practice thrive
  • Communications Toolkit for PPGs
  • Two N.A.P.P. ‘Proud to have a PPG ‘stickers
  • Copy of ‘What to expect from your doctor: a guide for patients (GMC)
  • Copy of CQC "What standards you have a right to expect from the regulation of your GP practice"
  • Top Tips leaflet
  • Putting Patients First: Back in General Practice Campaign Brief
  • Other current relevant documents where appropriate.

Annual Membership thereafter £40

Follow this link to find out more.

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05 March 2018

NHS Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are celebrating being showcased in two highly-acclaimed national health journals.

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23 February 2018

Realising that you or someone you know might have an eating disorder can be overwhelming, however eating disorders whilst ...

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Local people help to develop ...
15 February 2018

Local patients and partners yesterday (14 February) worked with North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to co-develop solutions ...

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Many of us will be giving our hearts away in the tradition of Valentine's Day, but have you made ...

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Outstanding result achieved for patients ...
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Services for patients with diabetes in Stoke-on-Trent have been rated as Outstanding.

The rating has been awarded ...

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