Patient Participation DES Report 2013

The. ‘The patient representative group at The Sheldon Practice was set up in August 2011 to understand the views of patients on the services that the Practice offered. The group reviews everything from access to
the services both Primary and secondary. It also reviews the standard of service provided by the practice in all aspects including local health needs, to the effect of the changes in the NHS on the practice. It is a
virtual group where most of the communication is done by E mail; however representatives also came to the practice to discuss matters.
After profiling my practice area for age, sex, ethnicity and minority groups. The Group was formed to include, 1 member (aged 40) from a family (with very young children aged few months to 18 months)) of an Asian background 1 member (aged 28) from family (with children aged 2 – 6 years) an afro-Caribbean background, 2 members over the age of 65
.1 member over the age of 70. 1 member (aged 47) from a family of teenage children. Therefore this group covered most ages, all sexes, ethnicities and minority groups.