Your CCG
Get Involved
NHS Services
Who's Who?

North Staffordshire CCG

Idea share

To use the Idea Share page, please select the appropriate tab, for example events, photos or wall. You can also add to these tabs such as adding comments on the wall.


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.

Latest News

A&E alternatives
14 December 2017

People are being advised to know where to get the most appropriate treatment for their medical conditions, with a ...

Read more

Keeping warm is key to ...
14 December 2017

Vulnerable patients are being advised by local GPs to keep warm while the cold weather persists.

The ...

Read more

Village surgery gets national recognition ...
08 December 2017

Two nurses from a village GP surgery have gained a prestigious title, and joined an elite group ...

Read more

Patients with asthma urged to ...
07 December 2017

Leading doctors are encouraging residents to prepare in advance and wrap up with scarfs and gloves during the festive ...

Read more

Get ready for the festive ...
05 December 2017

There are less than three weeks left before Christmas day. That is why ...

Read more

'What's Your Emergency?' Winter ...
01 December 2017

Staffordshire launches its 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign

The NHS and social care in ...

Read more

Survey gives local patients further ...
30 November 2017

A new online survey opens today to gather the views of local people on how to deliver ...

Read more

The temperature is falling – be ...
29 November 2017

As the cold weather is setting in across North Staffordshire, NHS Leaders are advising local people on how to ...

Read more

Latest public listening event held ...
24 November 2017

The fourth of a series of five listening events to hear what NHS community services people want to prioritise ...

Read more

Subscribe to our newsletter