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NHS Consulting on Care Closer to Home

Care Closer to Home and Urgent Care consultations:

The North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, with its partners, has started a 10 week consultation aimed at finding ways to provide effective and safe care within the community – known as Care Closer to Home.  Have your say on plans to provide health and social care closer to peoples’ home. Please read the NE Essex CCG’s consultation document. Local people across north east Essex are being asked for their views on how health and social care services could be provided closer to their homes in the future.

The consultation is also suggesting a redesign in the way emergency and urgent care might be provided too, as part of its urgent care strategy.  Their aim with both of these service redesigns is to ensure patients are at the centre of their care which will allow individuals to be seen in the right place, at the right time by the right expert.

These proposals follow a series of engagement activities, known as the Big Care Debate, in which many people called for services to be based around the individual needs of the patient as close to their home as possible.

Please give your views via an online survey.

If you prefer to download, print and post your response, please click the survey document here to download.

For further background, please see the CCG’s strategies published earlier this year:

 

 

Please come to one of the public meetings being held to hear a presentation and give your views, to book your place, please email neeccg.enquiries@nhs.net or call them on 01206 286500:

Colchester Tuesday 13 January 4pm-6pm United Reformed Church, Lion Walk Colchester CO1 1LX
Colchester Tuesday 13 January 7pm-9pm United Reformed Church, Lion Walk, Colchester  CO1 1LX
Harwich Wednesday 14 January 4pm-6pm Long Meadows Community Centre, Long Meadows, Dovercourt CO14 4US
Harwich Wednesday 14 January 7pm-9pm Long Meadows Community Centre, Long Meadows, Dovercourt CO14 4US
Walton Friday 16 January 4pm to 6pm Columbine Centre, Princes Esplanade, Walton on the Naze CO14 8PZ
Clacton Friday 23 January 4pm-6pm Clacton Golf Club West Rd, Clacton CO15 1AJ
Clacton Friday 23 January 7pm-9pm Clacton Golf Club West Rd, Clacton CO15 1AJ

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