Advisory Board minutes September 2018

Our Advisory Board recently met to discuss local Health and Social care issues and how these can be improved locally.
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Summary

Discussion of Healthwatch Southend future action plan and questions taken from the public with regards to mental health and procedures for vulnrable patients. 

Key Notes

  • The responses have been poor regarding consultation with Public and represents less that 3 per cent local population gave their views. Most people had opportunity to contribute but chose not to for various reasons e.g doesn’t affect them directly, don’t understand process.
  • There is the need to be transparent r.e. feedback so people are aware of response. There should be meeting and the feedback discussed and documented so transparent.
  • Also discussed the patient participation survey published in the media.

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