Advisory Board minutes September 2019

Our Advisory Board met to discuss local Health and Social care issues and how these can be improved locally.
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Discussion of Hospital discharge for homeless people, Local Strategy CCG, HW Southend public events calendar, election of new HW Southend Advisory Board Chair, questions from the general public.

Key Notes

  • People being discharged without an address. The issue lies with disclosure. HWS to attend a meeting with HARP Homeless Action around the discharge policy. .
  • Local Strategy – CCG.  Last meeting was around developing Primary care.   More information to follow.

  • All events are now published on the website.  Upcoming events in September include the Civic Centre and The Royals.

  • Election of new Chair for Advisory Board - Mr F Dawkins.


  • Ambulance station changes - Shoeburyness
  • New housing developments, local authority and NHS healthcare communication and planning infrastructure
  • Healthwatch Southend Volunteer recruitment



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