Patient and Public Engagement Steering Group (PPESG)

Aims of the Patient and Public Engagement Steering Group

The aim of the Patient & Public Engagement Steering Group is to ensure that there is effective lay involvement and patient and public engagement across the Health and Care Partnership.

PPESG membership consists of:

  • Patient & Public Clinical Commissioning Group Lay Representatives from the six south west London boroughs
  • Healthwatch Representatives from the six south west London boroughs
  • Voluntary Sector Representatives from the six south west London boroughs

The main purpose of PPESG is to:

  • Oversee public and patient engagement on the Health & Care Partnership, acting as a key strategic adviser to the Programme Board and the communications and engagement team on these matters.
  • Provide two-way communication between the programme and key community/public stakeholders ensuring all parties are kept up-to-date with key information/developments
  • Provide representatives to sit on the relevant governance structures such Programme Board and Clinical Board, providing a two-way dialogue between PPESG and the group.
  • Advise on the targeted engagement activities to support wider engagement with a) diverse community groups and 2) engagement priorities of work streams.

Membership of PPESG

CCG Lay Rep Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Lay Rep Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Lay Rep Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (Vice-Chair)
CCG Lay Rep Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Lay Rep Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Lay Rep Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (Vice-Chair)
   
Represented Healthwatch Croydon
Represented Healthwatch Kingston upon Thames
Represented Healthwatch Merton
Represented Healthwatch Richmond upon Thames
Represented Healthwatch Sutton
Represented Healthwatch Wandsworth
   
Vacant Croydon Voluntary Action
Represented Kingston Voluntary Action
Represented Sutton CVS
Represented Richmond CVS
Vacant Merton MVSC
Represented Wandsworth Care Alliance