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‘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…


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,…


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)…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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

Re-thinking out of hospital services in North West Surrey – join our conversation NHS North West Surrey CCG is working with local health and care partners to launch The Big Picture – a series of…


South East Coast Ambulance Service – Annual Members Meeting 14th September 2018

Join the South East Coast Ambulance Service at their Annual Members Meeting to learn more about your local NHS ambulance service. They have been working hard to make improvements to their services and would love…


Surrey patients not effectively involved in plans to change HIV and sexual health services by Surrey County Council and NHS England

Politicians at Surrey County Council have heard today how commissioners of recent changes to sexual health services in the county failed to effectively involve patients. The report from the Sexual Health Services Task Group was…