Healthwatch Haringey PPG Zoom Training

We are running 'how to' courses to help PPG members use the Zoom video communication platform.

The Zoom training was so helpful, and the whole atmosphere was friendly and supportive.
— Pat, PPG Member, Staunton Group Practice

There are two 'how to' sessions available for PPG members to use the Zoom video communication platform to host their meetings online. These sessions are suitable for PPG members who already have some experience of attending Zoom meetings.

The two sessions are listed below.

These took place in July 2021. There are no scheduled training sessions at the moment, however we do hope to put some on in future. Please email Tanya if you are interested. See below for the PowerPoint presentations. 

PPG Chair’s / Member’s Training: Hosting a Zoom meeting: Part 1 

Including: Scheduling a meeting; The waiting room and / or passwords; Creating hosts or co-hosts; Muting – bulk muting and individual muting; Raising and lowering hands; Recording the meeting  

PPG Chair’s / Member’s Training: Hosting a Zoom meeting: Part 2 

Including: Allowing screen share; Disabling chat; Downloading chat; Sharing documents in chat (file transfer); Removing people from the meeting; Creating a poll 


PPG Chair’s / Member’s Training: Hosting a Zoom meeting: Parts 1 and 2 

PPG Chair’s / Member’s Training: Hosting a Zoom meeting: Part 1 
PPG Chair’s / Member’s Training: Hosting a Zoom meeting: Part 2
Thanks Tanya for the excellent session yesterday. I learnt so much thanks for your patience and enthusiasm, which emanated to us all. Because you took the time to engage with us individually, it made the session enjoyable. I look forward to further sessions.
— Marylyn, PPG Member Queenswood Medical Practice

Haringey PPG network meetings

Network meetings are open to all patients and carers in Haringey. PPG members share experiences and information that will be of help to people looking to set up or improve the effectiveness of their own practice's PPG. 

Details of upcoming network meetings and presentations from past meetings including on Integrated Care Networks, Adult Social Care, the Voluntary and Community sector can be found here.

PPG Network Meetings

The NHS Explained: How the Health System in England Really Works

Free online course

The King's Fund hosts this free online course to help you understand the building blocks that make up the health care system in England through videos, articles and quizzes. You will learn about all the parts that contribute to the running of the fifth largest employer in the world. You will explore the challenges facing the NHS and how we can tackle these to ensure we have a health and care system that's fit for the future.

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How does the NHS in England work?  

An alternative guide in a six-minute YouTube video from 2017 by The King's Fund.

  • What organisations make it up.
  • How's it's changing.
  • How much money it receives.
  • The Department of Health.

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National Association of Patient Participation (NAPP)

Established in 1978, NAPP is the only UK umbrella organisation for patient-led groups in general practice. NAPP provides support to GPs and practice teams through specialist resources developed from over thirty years' experience of Patient Participation Groups.

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PPG Training from Healthwatch Haringey

We offer guidance documents, and some face-to-face training when required. From time to time we will be providing training to help you run and participate in your PPG. This could include what a PPG should look like, how to chair a PPG meeting, and how to participate in a Zoom meeting. Contact us to find out more.

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