Patient Participation Group


The Patient Participation Group (PPG) is made up of patient representatives from the Firs House and Telegraph Street registered patient list. The group is part of a wider network of patient groups from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough GP Practices, and representatives from the Clinical Commissioning Group. It acts as a sounding board for ideas on how the Practice can improve the experience of its patients and provides a good opportunity for two-way communication between patient representatives and the Practice.


The PPG meets bi-monthly, generally on the first Tuesday of the month from 6.15p.m. – 7.45 p.m. and is supported by a senior GP Partner and the Practice Manager who attend the meetings.


The PPG has been actively involved in organising a number of wide-ranging health promotion events in partnership with local community centres in Histon and Cottenham. Topics have included Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet, Advances in Cancer Research and Diagnosis, Falls Prevention and more events are planned over the next twelve months.


If you are interested in joining the PPG, please contact the surgery receptionist.


More information about the PPG the minutes of past meetings can be found at and on the notice boards at Firs House and Telegraph Street surgeries.

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