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THE BANKS SURGERY

Sileby

 

PATIENT REFERENCE GROUP (PRG)

 

CONSTITUTION

 

MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICERS

Membership of the PRG shall be open to any member of the Practice who wishes to join up to a limit of 12.Removal of a patient from the practice list, for whatever reason, will disqualify continuing membership of the group. In addition, membership may include the Doctors, Assistant Practice Manager and the Practice Staff.

 

The PRG shall elect a Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer to whom it may delegate any or all of its powers as it from time to time decide.  Voting shall be by a simple majority of those present.  If necessary, the Chair shall have a casting vote.

AIM

The aim of the PRG is to provide a partnership between Patients, Practice Partners and Staff to help develop and build on the quality of healthcare services.

OBJECTIVES:

The objectives of the PRG are to:

  • provide a forum for patients to discuss topics of mutual interest
  • provide a channel of communication between the patients and the Practice staff
  • enable patients to make suggestions for healthcare improvements in the locality
  • influence local provision of health and social care
  • develop and promote self-help projects for patients
  • keep all patients of the Practice informed of the PRG’s work

MEETINGS

A quorum shall be any 4 members of the group.

The PRG will aim to meet every two months. Minutes of the meetings shall be made available to all patients of the Practice and published on the Practice website.

An Annual General Meeting shall be held between May and June each year and be open to any patient registered with the Practice.  The date of the Annual General Meeting shall be advertised not less than 14 days prior to the meeting.  The meeting shall be to receive an annual report and a statement of accounts from the PRG; to appoint officers and an auditor; to make recommendations to the PRG and when necessary to vote on any proposals to amend this constitution.

ACCOUNTS

The treasurer shall open a bank account in the name of the group with 2 unrelated signatories, keep accurate records of transactions and provide such records for annual audit as required. These accounts should be available to all members of the Practice. All monies raised by or on behalf of the Group shall be applied to further the objects of the Group and for no other purpose. 

 

DISSOLUTION

If the PRG decides at any time that on any grounds it is necessary to dissolve the Group it shall call a Special General Meeting.  If such a decision is confirmed by a two thirds majority of the membership of the Group, the PRG shall have the power to dispose of any assets held by the Group.  Any assets remaining after satisfaction of any proper debts and liabilities shall be applied towards a medical charity selected by a simple majority of those present at the aforesaid meeting.

 

 

Minutes for 26.1.2012

 

Minutes for 23.2.2012

 

Minutes_of_meeting_for_22.3.2012.doc

Minutes_of_meeting_for_10_5_12.doc

Minutes_of_meeting_for_23_10_12.doc

Minutes_of_the_meeting_of_the_Patients_Representative_Group_19_02_13.docx

Minutes_of_the_meeting_of_the_Patients_Representative_Group_18_03_2013.docx

Minutes_PRG_19.6.2013.docx

Minutes_for_PRG_22nd_August_2013.doc

Minutes_10_10_13.rtf

Minutes_12._12._13.rtf

Minutes_of_PPG_Committee_Meeting_27th_February_2014.docx

Minutes_17_April_2014odt.docx

12th February 2015.pdf

Minutes of meeting April 2015

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