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NHS England’s Public Participation team has published new participation guides focusing on topics such as online participation, diverse and inclusive participation and how to run focus groups. There are now 13 guides in the series and these are available on NHS England’s Involvement Hub, alongside other resources and best practice case studies. To suggest a topic for a new guide, or to provide feedback on existing guides, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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