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Personal Public Involvement (PPI)
Photo of Fionnuala McAndrew, Director of Social Care and Children with people attending a PPI event.

Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) is about involving those who use Health and Social Care (HSC) services, or care for those who use services, with those who plan and deliver services. This involvement can sometimes relate to individuals (personal), or groups, or the wider community (public).

PPI is an important part of the commissioning process. It brings about a number of recognised benefits these include:

Learning Opportunities

Read about how you can get involved in the planning, commissioning and delivery of health and social care services –


Northern Ireland Cancer Patient Experience Survey 20180.4 MiB717
Finding Your Voice - 2018-191.7 MiB1150
Involving People Programme 2018-190.9 MiB1081
HSCB PPI Action Plan 2015 - 20180.4 MiB1215
Western Voices: Gauging the Views of Adults on Health Care Provision in the West October 20161.3 MiB1131
South Eastern LCG - Summary PPI Engagement Process and Outcomes 2015-16 0.8 MiB1170
South Eastern LCG Personal And Public Involvement Workshop - 3 October 20130.4 MiB1257
Service user and carer recognition event May 2013 - Feedback Report0.8 MiB1099
HSCB Personal And Public Involvement Consultation Scheme - Updated March 201291 KiB1264
Personal And Public Involvement Strategy Consultation Feedback Summary78 KiB1256
Personal And Public Involvement Strategy0.6 MiB1898
Report On Personal And Public Involvement Workshop49 KiB1153
Report On Personal And Public Involvement Workshop November 20090.1 MiB825


Useful Links

Public Health Agency

Engage – a central resource for involvement in Health and Social Care