The Listening Tour 2014: The Results

The Listening Tour 2014 is over and what a week it was! Thank you to everyone who came along to speak to us, pick up information or vote for their top health & social care priority for Surrey!

We’re pleased to announce that 2,618 of you voted for your top priority.  That’s pretty incredible! An overwhelming number decided that Mental Health incl. Dementia topped their priority list.

The pages below give a break down of the vote in your area, together with some of the stories you shared with us. Tell us yours using any of the methods on the right of this page.

 

Surrey Heath

On Monday 15th September, The Listening Tour 2014 kicked off in Surrey Heath.

Almost 200 people in Camberley voted on which of these top reported issues was most important to them. The results are as follows:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd Treatment Waiting Times

3rd A&E Services

4th GP Appointments

5th Paying for Social Care

Mole Valley

On the afternoon of Monday 15th September, the Healthwatch Surrey bus flew down the M25 to Leatherhead High Street. The people of Mole Valley ranked these top issues as follows:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd Treatment Waiting Times

3rd A&E Services

4th GP Appointments

5th Paying for Social Care

Woking

On Tuesday 16th September, the Listening Tour came to Jubilee Square, Woking. Over 400 people voted for their number 1 health & social care priority.

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd  GP Appointments

3rd Treatment Waiting Times

4th A&E Services

5th Paying for Social Care

Tandridge

On Day 3 of The Listening Tour, the Healthwatch Bus came to Caterham & Oxted. More than 200 voted and the result ranked the issues as follows:

1st Mental Health inc. Dementia

2nd GP Appointments

3rd Treatment Waiting Times

4th A&E Services

5th Paying for Social Care

Epsom & Ewell

On Thursday 18th September, the Healthwatch Bus rolled into Epsom Market Place. We also visited Epsom & Ewell Family Fun Day which attracted visitors from all over Surrey – their votes are included here too!

More than 650 people voted for which of the top issues were most important and these were the results:

1st A&E Services

2nd Mental Health inc Dementia

3rd Treatment Waiting Times

4th GP Appointments

5th Paying for Social Care

Reigate & Banstead

On Thursday 18th September, the Healthwatch Bus came to Asda at Burgh Heath. Over 300 shoppers stopped to vote for their top health & social care priority. This is how they ranked them:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd A&E Services

3rd GP Appointments

4th Paying for Social Care

5th Treatment Waiting Times

Spelthorne

On Friday 19th September the Listening Tour joined the Spelthorne Assembly at Kempton Park. Despite the rain, more than 70 voted for their number 1 priority, ranking the issues in the following order:

Ist  Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd Paying for Social Care

3rd GP Appointments

4th A&E Services

5th Treatment Waiting Times

Elmbridge

The Listening Tour came to Weybridge Hospital & walk-in Centre on 19th September. We spoke to lots of people about their Health & social care views and experiences. Their votes resulted in the following rankings:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd Paying for Social Care

3rd A&E Services

4th Treatment Waiting Times

5th GP Appointments

Waverley

On Saturday 20th September, The Listening Tour came to Waverley. Over 250 people in Godalming High Street voted for their top priority for health & social care services in Surrey. Together, they ranked:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd GP Appointments

3rd Treatment Waiting Times

4th Paying for Social Care

5th A&E Services

Guildford

The Healthwatch Bus came to Guildford High Street on Saturday 20th September. Almost 350 people voted for which of these top reported issues were most important for them. They ranked as follows:

1st Mental Health inc Dementia

2nd GP Appointments

3rd Treatment Waiting Times

4th Paying for Social Care

5th A&E Services

Runnymede

Despite our best efforts, we couldn’t get the bus to Runnymede on this occasion.

Rest assured, we will be making every effort to reach out to the people of Runnymede over the next few months. Watch this space for details.

In the mean time, if you would like us to speak at your group or event, we’d love to hear from you.