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How to get involved with NHS Northern Eastern and Western Devon CCG

There are a number of ways in which you can get involved with NHS Northern Eastern and Western Devon CCG and the work that we do.

We strongly believe in the principle that no decision should be made about you, without you.

Come along to our board meetings
Read our Healthy People newsletter
Each month the CCG produces a newsletter called 'Healthy People', with information about engagement, projects and events coming up in each locality and across the CCG.

Find our more about our Healthy People newsletter.

If you wish to sign up to receive our newsletter automatically by email each month, please email D-CCG.Communications@nhs.net 

Speak to our communications team 
Share your thoughts and follow us on social mediaIf you are involved in our commissioning activities we do offer expenses for some activities. For more information on expenses paid please download or read the policy below. Guidance on making a claim and a claim form can be found here.
Paying volunteer expenses

Other ways of being involved

Contact your local GP practice and join the patient participation group
Ask at your GP practice if they have a PPG and find out how you can get involved.

PPGs are an already established group of patients who have an interest in developing local health services.  The majority of GP practices have some kind of PPG and they meet either meet face-to-face or have some kind of virtual group.

Enquire within your own GP practice about what is available for you.
 
Join your local Healthwatch
Healthwatch is the independent consumer champion for health and social care in England. They make sure that the overall views and experiences of people who use health and social care services are heard and raised with the relevant organisations at a local and national level.  

They will build a local picture of the trends and issues that matter most to patients and bring them to NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group.

Find out more about local Healthwatch and how you can get involved.

Other ways to get involved

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