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Have Your Say

We want you to have your say and influence your local health services. When major changes are being considered, we need to know what local people think and your views are integral in helping us make decisions.

Consultations and surveys give you the opportunity to let us know how you feel about suggested changes and by taking part, you can help us to improve the NHS services we commission.

On this page you can find details of current consultations and surveys relating to both local and national health services. Please do take the time to fill them out – every response is really valuable.

Taking action against violence and abuse

Brighton & Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council, Safe in the City and East Sussex Safer Communities Partnership are working together to address all forms of violence and abuse, with the aim of reducing the risk to potential victims and ensuring victims and survivors get the help, support and protection they need. The partners are in the process of developing a joint strategy against domestic abus, stalking and harassment, sexual assault, rape and sexual harassment, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, crimes committed in the name of 'honour' and sexual exploitation.

The partners have commissioned UK charity, Against Violence and Abuse (AVA) to conduct an independent consultation to gather the views of those who live, work or travel to Brighton & Hove and East Sussex about these forms of violence and abuse.

There are two surveys running until 14 May 2018. To get involved:

  • Click here if you are i) an adult victim/survivor of any type of violence and abuse listed above, ii) someone who has contact with victims/survivors or perpetrators in a professional capacity, and iii) anyone else who lives, works or travels to Brighton & Hove or East Sussex
  • Click here if you are someone who has used violence and abuse towards a partner, family member or in the community

If you are interested in hosting a focus group for victims/survivors or participating in a stakeholder group for professionals, please email jennifer.holly@avaproject.org.uk.

Government consults on new civil society strategy

Tracey Crouch, the minister for civil society, has today launched a 12-week consultation with a public call for evidence to inform the new civil society strategy. The new strategy aims to improve how government and public bodies interact with the charity sector.

The consultation is live until 9am on 22 May. Click here to read more and find out how to take part.

Have your say on urgent stroke services

The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, is running a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway. The NHS is asking for people’s views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.

These proposals may impact on some residents living in the Hastings and Rother CCG area. You can find out more, complete the online consultation and find out about listening events in Robertsbridge and Rye on the dedicated web paged at the link below.

https://kentandmedway.nhs.uk/stroke/

How satisfied are you with the NHS England website?

As part of continuing efforts to improve the website, NHS England would like to know whether the website meets your needs and expectations and how satisfied you are with your visit.

www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/website-satisfaction-survey/

Help improve the NHS Health Check programme

The NHS Health Check programme aims to prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. Those aged between 40 and 74 are eligible for a check every five years and are given personalised advice to help minimise risk and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Help us improve this programme by completing the online survey below.

https://consultation.eastsussex.gov.uk/adult-social-care/healthchecksurvey2/

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