Amherst Medical Practice Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Patient Participation Groups exist to give GP practices a means of obtaining feedback on services from patients.

The Amherst PPG meets quarterly at the St Botolph’s Road surgery and its members are Amherst patients, the Practice Manager and one of the GPs.

Patients can make suggestions for discussion by using the Have Your Say noticeboard in the surgery, by leaving messages for the Chair via the Practice Manager.

The PPG helps the practice with the annual patient survey by suggesting question topics, helping compile the survey questionnaire and ensuring patients have the opportunity to complete it.  By clicking on the documents below, you can get a more detailed view of PPG contributions

See a poster about the Amherst Medical Practice Patient Participation Group.

If you would like to be an active PPG member or a corresponding member, whose opinion the PPG can seek on specific issues please contact the Chair via the Practice Manager or by email.

West Kent CCG Patient Participation Groups


Amherst Patient Group

Patient Group Members 2015


About the Amherst Patient Participation Group 

The first Amherst Medical Practice Patient Participation Group was established in September 2011. Every attempt has been made to reflect the demographic of the Practice and its catchment area. 

Documentation on PPG activities can be found below.


Patient Participation Group Minutes

  Meeting No 44 - 14th October 2019
  Meeting No 43 - 8th July 2019
  Meeting No 42 - 8th April 2019
  Meeting No 41 - 14th January 2019
  Meeting No 40 - 8th October 2018
This is an Adobe Acrobat Report Meeting No 39 - 9th July 2018
This is an Adobe Acrobat Report Meeting No 38 - 16th April 2018
This is an Adobe Acrobat Report Meeting No 37 - 8th January 2018


Meeting Dates

The PPG will be meeting next on Monday the 20th of April 2020 at 6pm at Amherst Medical Practice 

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