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Healthwatch Croydon Open Forum- Sustainability and Transformation Plans for South West London
November 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm GMT
Date: 03 Nov 2016 – 11:00 to 14:00
Location: Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon, CR0 5LA
The Healthwatch Croydon Forum, meeting quarterly, advises on our priorities and associated work programmes. The focus of this meeting is the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).
The health service in its current format is unsustainable, and ‘doing nothing is not an option’. As part of its ‘Five Year Forward View’ the NHS has drafted a range of proposals to make services more efficient and integrated, while at the same time, increasing quality. The Forum will consider the proposals on primary and acute care.
11.00 – Registration
11.15 – Welcome
11.20 – Presentation – What is the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)
11.35 – Workshop 1: Primary Care – How can we maximise treatment, care and support in the community, and reduce hospital admissions?
12.15 – Lunch and Feedback Wall
13.00 – Workshop 2: Acute Care – Every hospital does not have to provide every service. How can we pool service regionally, and make best use of clinicians?
13.40 – Next steps – how can we work effectively with the NHS, to ensure patients and residents are heard?
14.00 – Close