Healthwatch Suffolk is asking people about what it’s like to live in our local care and nursing homes. The aim is to inform positive change and continued good practice by learning more about the quality of care home services in the county, … Continue reading What’s It Like
25 million to be offered free NHS flu jab this winter. The health service in England has prepared for its largest-ever flu protection drive to help keep people well and ease pressure on urgent care services over the colder months. It … Continue reading Could you get a free flu jab?
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is looking for 8 new Governors, with an interest in mental wellbeing, to represent the views of local people and help shape its future. The seats open for election are: 3 Public Governors in … Continue reading A chance to help shape mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk
Primary care networks are the new way for local health services to work together to treat populations of around 30-50,000. With the support of NHS England, primary care networks will help practices in England to achieve the objectives set out in … Continue reading Primary Care Networks
The Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Recovery College recently made a film about their co-produced courses and the valuable support they provide. You can watch the film by clicking the link … Continue reading Recovery College film
#averydifferentconversation has been happening across east and west Suffolk since May 2018. During the past 6 months, our partnership - Suffolk User Forum, Suffolk Parent Carer Network, Suffolk Family Carers, Ace Anglia and Healthwatch Suffolk, … Continue reading #averydifferentconversation
About the NHS Long Term Plan The NHS is one of Britain’s greatest achievements and for 70 years its dedicated staff has been there for us. A lot has changed since it was created in 1948, and today the NHS is responding to changes in … Continue reading NHS Long Term Plan
In the aftermath of the Winterbourne View scandal the government pledged to transfer people with learning disabilities and autism out of unsuitable hospital placements and into supported community living settings. A key milestone was to cut inpatient … Continue reading File on 4:Transforming Care – Is it Working?
Recently I went to an event in Newmarket. It was about 10 year plan for the NHS. In the plan they have set out the top priorities. They are: Cancer, Cardiovascular and … Continue reading Learning Disability and Autism – 10 year planning meeting
Survey for a workforce that works better for and with people with learning disabilities and / or autism. Health Education England (HEE) want to make a new long-term plan for workers in health, education, and social care services. This is … Continue reading Survey on Future of NHS Workforce
New standards have been developed to measure the quality of health care for anyone with a learning disability, autism, or both. NHS Trusts have developed the standards by asking patients and carers what they expect for their health care. By using … Continue reading New Learning Disability Improvement Standards for NHS Trusts
Campaign on Facebook and Twitter between 25 June to 6 July Hello, my name is Carl Shaw. I am a learning disability adviser at NHS England and I co-lead on a project called Ask Listen Do with my colleague Sarah Jackson. We are … Continue reading Please Support Ask Listen Do!
The NHS have now published a forward view easy read booklet going through the areas they are looking to make better in the next 5 years. Points of interest in the booklet: Opening new Urgent Treat Centres to reduce number of patients … Continue reading What’s in Store for NHS in Next 5 Years?
Karl Butler, a Strategy Champion for Work & Purpose, has been successful gaining a Learning Disability Advisor role at NHS England! He will be working across the Midlands & East. 'I'm excited & nervous, I've been dreaming about having … Continue reading Congratulations