The Hicks Group Patients Forum
(Covering the Charles Hicks and Roman Gate Surgeries)
Huntingdon & Godmanchester
Dr Phil Hammond, GP turned hospital doctor, journalist and broadcaster supporting Patient Participation Awareness Week 2014 and had this to say………
“Patients and carers are the smoke alarms for the frontline of the NHS. They are often first to spot poor care and also have great ideas about how to make care better. They need to be involved in decisions not just about their care, but in designing better care for others. Patient Participation Groups are a crucial way of harnessing the voice of the patient in primary care, and have much to contribute in driving up quality”
To find out more about Dr Phil Hammond visit www.drphilhammond.com.