Patient and public engagement

The South East Locality Forum (SELF) is made up of representatives from PPGs that are aligned to GP practices.  The membership list can be viewed here:

Members List December 16

The aims of SELF includes:

1. To facilitate the communications and consultation processes between: OCCG, SE Locality and SE patients

2. To act as a forum for the discussion of ideas promoted by PPGs and to embed patients’ views into OCCG decision making

3. Through the mechanisms above, SELF aims to improve the understanding of patients’ needs at all levels and to ensure there is a formal route to improve patients’ active involvement in decision making about health services and resource allocation within Oxfordshire

4. To act as a forum for PPGs to exchange ideas and encourage best practice.

The Chair of the Forum is John Reid and he is supported by the Deputy Chair, Jeremy Hutchins.


Jeremy Hutchins (left) and John Reid

Jeremy Hutchins (left) and John Reid








SELF meet every two months and are attended by representatives of OCCG, HealthWatch and the PPGs for Benson, Goring and Woodcote, Henley Bell Surgery, Sonning Common, Thame Rycote Surgery, Wallingford, and Watlington and Chalgrove. Patients from the remaining three surgeries – Wheatley, Nettlebed and Henley Hart would be most welcome. If you would like to attend please contact John Reid,

Minutes of previous meetings are available here:

2017 Minutes


2016 Minutes

2015 Minutes



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