Patient Participation Group

Next Meeting: 20th March 2024 - 1.30 PM - 2:30 pm at Ainsdale Medical Centre


PPG Meeting dates for 2024

  • 20th March 2024  (1.30 pm start)
  • 19th June 2024 (1.30 pm start)
  • 18th September 2024 (1.30 pm start)
  • 20th November 2024 (AGM) (1.30 pm start)

The PPG supports the Healthwatch Community Champions programme

PPG Patient Pack  (Application form to join the PPG)

The Chair of our PPG is Ken Lowe, who can be contacted via email.

** Do not use this e-mail address for correspondence intended for the surgery, particularly if it contains personal data relating to a patient

Forthcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday 20th March 2024, 1.30pm

Minutes of Previous Meetings


What does the PPG do ? Our High Level Objectives

  • To collect and interpret feedback about the surgery
  • To promote good health through awareness/education and the development of relationships with local community organisations that can help our patients
  • Monitor developments in local and national healthcare provision
  • To extend the group to be more representative of our overall patient population
  • To increase the use of social media to engage patients and others in the development of the surgery and healthcare in general.

History of General Practice in Ainsdale.

At the September 2017 AGM Dr Bennett gave a very informative talk on the history of General Practice in Ainsdale and some of the challenges we face in the future. You can read his notes here.


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Contact Us

Ainsdale Medical Centre
66 Station Rd
Tel: 01704 575133