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Running a successful patient group: top tips

Mike Etkind is chair of a Buckinghamshire patient participation group (PPG) that has teamed up with others in the area to form a primary care network-wide patient group, thought to be one of the first in the country.

He says there is no one-size-fits-all approach to setting up and running a successful PPG. Here he offers some tips for PPGs, GPs, practice managers, PCNs and CCGs.