Why would I join my PPG?

Posted 15/01/2014

Patients have an important role to play in having their say in the way services are delivered to best meet their needs and the wider needs of the local community, one way to do this is by joining your PPG. By sharing experiences and providing feedback, patients can influence how services are delivered locally.

What is a PPG?

Posted 15/01/2014

Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) exist in GP surgeries as a way for patients to work with GPs and practice staff to improve local services and the quality of care; improve communication with patients and promote health and well-being as well as ensuring practices remain accountable and responsive to patient needs. PPGs generally have their own […]

Organisational Chart

Posted 03/01/2014

A detailed diagram showing the structure showing the structure of Healthwatch Reading.

Improving Mental Health services for vulnerable migrants: a commissioning approach

Posted 14/11/2013

Mind is inviting tender submissions from local mental health service providers to deliver a project seeking to build the capacity of vulnerable migrant communities. The project will enable vulnerable migrants to participate in the commissioning of mental health services. Evidence gathered during Mind’s “Commissioning for Migrant Mental Health” project, along with previous Mind research, has […]

Healthwatch Voices Forum – 17th July 2013

Posted 23/07/2013

Healthwatch Reading held its first Healthwatch Voices Forum on Wednesday 17th July. Thirty representatives from local voluntary and community sector organisations took part.

Take Action – Get in touch with Healthwatch Reading

Posted 23/04/2013

Please use the form below to: Tell us about your experiences of health or social care services. Ask for information about services on offer To engage with the work of your local Healthwatch. Please give us your name and email address if you would like us to reply but this is not essential, We look […]


Posted 12/04/2013

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trying out a wufoo form

Posted 09/04/2013

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