Patient Participation Group

The Patient Participation Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 6pm at the Practice and are well attended. The group also has subcommittees for specific initiatives with a heavy workload.

The Patient Participation Group was formed in February 2012 and the group has 13 members, but has up to 20 members that have attended since 2012. Staff members also support the group including a GP, the practice manager, a receptionist and a nurse. The group represents both Kiveton and Harthill Practice with a list size of over 11,300 patients. All the minutes from the meetings, chairman's reports, patient surveys, the constitution and the reporting template can be found in the Patient Participation Group section of the website.
The practice opening hours, including  extended hours can also be found on the home page. The surgery is open Monday to Friday 8.30 to 18.30. The GPs and nurses offer extended hours on a rota basis in the evenings from 18.30 to 19.00hrs and in a morning 0700 to 0800 hrs. Harthill surgery is open from 08.30 to 12.30 midday Monday to Friday (Wednesday until 1500) and Monday and Thursday evenings 1600 to 1800 hrs, offering extended hours on a Tuesday morning.  Appointments can be booked face to face, over the telephone or online (registration for this needs to be done a the Practice).

The core committee include the Chair, Vice Chair, the Treasurer and Secretary . Men and woman are equally represented within the group and the age range includes a young person at 15 years old and up to those of a retirement age. Meetings are held in the Boardroom.  At the March Annual General Meeting the Chair and Treasurer were re-elected, a new Vice Chair and Secretary were elected. .

Chair – Mr Keith Emsden
Vice Chair – Mr Christian Morris
Treasurer – Mr B Winterbottom
Secretary – Miss A Higgins

The Group is keen to recruit new members and if you would like anymore information then please contact Marsha Raynes or Becky Clowes on 01909 510103 or email 

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