HAVE YOUR SAY ON HOW THE NHS SHOULD CHANGE IN SOLIHULL
People keen to influence the future of the NHS in Solihull are being encouraged to make their views known in a series of events this month.
Independent health and care champion Healthwatch Solihull is involved in the ‘What would you do?’ campaign to encourage people in the borough to share their views about what changes to local NHS services should look like.
The Government is investing £20 billion a year in the NHS as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. Local organisations have now been asked to work out what changes will be made locally to help make the NHS better for local people.
The public are being asked for their views about how NHS services could be improved – for example mental health support, cancer services, learning disability, autism and dementia care. They will also be asked to share their ideas on how people can live healthier lives and what improvements they think could be made to help people access services quickly.
We want to hear from as many people as possible to ensure the local plans reflect the needs of Solihull. It is such a diverse borough and we know some patients are facing inequalities and barriers accessing care. We want to hear about what works, what doesn’t – no matter how big or small the issue, we want to hear about it. Sharing your experience with us is quick and easy – and could make a big difference.
HOW TO SHARE VIEWS:
- Tell us what your local NHS can do to help you and your community stay well and provide better support by completing the national survey at: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/what-would-you-do-general
- If you are living with cancer, mental health conditions, heart and lung diseases, long-term conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis, learning disabilities, autism, conditions such as dementia complete the specific national survey at: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/tell-us-what-would-you-do
- People can share their views by contacting Healthwatch Solihull directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 470 1518 and we can support people to complete the survey.
- For more details on What Would You Do? visit: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/what-would-you-do