Local health and social care news

08.05.2019

Finding your way – a directory of services for people bereaved by suicide in Surrey and North East Hampshire

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has published ‘Finding your way’, a directory of local services for people who have been bereaved by suicide in Surrey and North East Hampshire. The booklet was co-produced…

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23.04.2019

Freephone NHS helpline set to improve access to mental health crisis support

Mental Health Helpline now available 24 hours a day and free of call charges People living in Surrey and North East Hampshire can now access specialist mental health advice and support round the clock –…

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24.12.2018

Adult Inpatient Survey 2018

CQC are currently surveying patients aged 16 and above who had at least one overnight stay in hospital during July 2018. Since the end of August all 145 acute trusts have sent approx. 180,000 questionnaires…

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21.12.2018

‘How we can help Young Carers’

Are you a Young Person who helps look after someone and you are between the age of 16-25? If so, please see details below of two events where you can let us know how we…

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18.12.2018

The Big Picture – Staines Engagement

The Clinical Commissioning Groups really want to get your feedback and thoughts in interactive workshops where they’ll be discussing: What changes to urgent care could mean for you and those around you – your friends,…

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23.11.2018

The Big Picture – Woking Engagement

Help the local NHS to help you, by coming to a research meeting where your feedback will help shape plans for urgent care services in North West Surrey. We will look at two different (theoretical)…

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31.10.2018

The Big Picture – Join the NHS conversation on health and care services in North West Surrey – New Dates

What’s important to you when you need care urgently? Join one of the interactive workshops in Staines, Woking and Weybridge in November If you live in North West Surrey you are invited to an interactive…

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17.10.2018

Citizen Ambassador blogs – Out of Hospital

My name is Martin Edge; I have been a Citizen Ambassador for Healthwatch Surrey since the beginning of 2018. I have responsibility for Out of Hospital Care which encompasses Primary, Urgent and Emergency care. This…

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12.10.2018

NHS Engagement Programme – Epsom and St Helier Hospitals

NHS Surrey Downs, Sutton and Mertion clinical comissioning groups have been running an engagement programme since June with local people and their representatives, to look at the challenges and potential solutions for Epsom and St…

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11.10.2018

NHS Social Care and Support Guide

NHS England have produced a useful website which contains guides that can help support you, or someone you know that needs support with day to day living because of an illness or a disability. It…

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