Explanation of abbreviations used by the Dacorum Patients Group

CCG

Clinical Commissioning Group

CQC

Care Quality Commission

DBC

Dacorum Borough Council

DPG

Dacorum Patients Group

HCC

Herts County Council

HCT

Herts Community NHS Trust

HHAS

Herts Hearing Advisory Service

HSCIC

Health and Social Care Information Centre

HUC

Herts Urgent Care

HVCCG

Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group

HwH

Healthwatch Hertfordshire

NAPP

National Association for Patient Participation

NHS

National Health Service

NICE

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

PCT

Primary Care Trust (obsolete)

PPG

Patients Participation Group

PPI

Patient and Public Involvement

PRG

Patients Reference Group (obsolete)

WHHT

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

WHT

West Herts Trust