NHS services: a consultation on proposed changes to healthcare in your area

Please find below links to a consultation on NHS services that Enable East has been independently commissioned to run on behalf of Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.

Mid Essex CCG spends approx. £420m a year to help the local population stay well. However, the CCG has a financial deficit and needs to make £15.7 million savings this year. The CCG Board has thought about how and where it can reduce NHS spending. As part of this process, the CCG wants to consult with you and gather your ideas and views before making any decisions.

There are four areas where proposed changes could happen. These are:

– Prescriptions for gluten-free foods
– Hearing aids for mild hearing loss
– Vasectomy and female sterilisation
– GP-accessed physiotherapy

How to say your say

To watch a short film that tells your more about the consultation please click on the link http://bit.ly/1WqZV85
Or to read in more detail about the proposed changes, you can view the full consultation document at http://bit.ly/1PgQiTK

Mid Essex CCG wants to hear people’s views on this consultation and is encouraging feedback. You can complete the survey online via this link http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HXZYMJH. If you would like help to complete the survey, please email or phone us (details below).

They have arranged a number of drop-in sessions for people to come along and understand the consultation and ask questions. The Chelmsford dates are as follows:

Date, Venue and Time
Thursday 19 November 2015 | Springfield Parish Council, St Augustine’s Way, Chelmsford, CM1 6GX |  6pm-7pm
Monday 23 November 2015 | Conference Room, Champions Manor Hall, Hullbridge Rd, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5LJ | 6.30pm–7.30pm
Thursday 3 December 2015 | St Cedd’s Hall, Chapter House, Cathedral Walk, Chelmsford, CM1 1NX | 6pm–7pm

If you would like to attend a drop-in session, or if you have any questions about this consultation, please contact Linda Williams at Enable East on 01206 287501 or email consultation@enableeast.org.uk

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