Eligibility criteria for community alarms and telecare services

A consultation on changing how older and vulnerable people are supported to live at home is being launched by Derbyshire County Council. Residents will be asked for their views on plans to change who is eligible to receive community alarms and telecare services. Around 5,000 older and vulnerable people currently use the technology funded by Derbyshire County Council which provides 24-hour monitoring.

Closing Date: January 31st 2019

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NHS England – North Midlands Orthodontic Survey

NHS England Midlands & East (North Midlands) is reviewing the dental services we have in our area – in particular orthodontics – and would like to hear your views or experiences of these services.

Closing Date: Sunday 25th November 2018

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Consultation

The four CCGs in Derbyshire are proposing to decommission the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy element of the specialist psychological therapy provision.

Read more about the service and the proposals.

After you have read the information please take the time to complete the survey. You can complete the survey by clicking this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PPTherapy

Cut Threatened to NHS Adult Psychotherapy Service in Derbyshire

Early Help Service Review

Derbyshire County Council is reviewing the Early Help Service and are currently consulting to obtain the views of Derbyshire residents about a number of significant changes being proposed to the service.

Early Help provides support to children and young people up to age 18 (or 25 for those with special needs or who are disabled).

The closing date for responses is 22 October 2018.

Link to the survey is here: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/earlyhelpreview

Wheelchair Services Review

The Derbyshire CCG’s are currently reviewing wheelchair services with a view to developing a revised service from January 2019. They want to hear from people who have used or who are currently using wheelchairs and/or carers …

Wheelchair Services Review

The closing date for the survey is 25 June 2018. 

Developing the long-term plan for the NHS

The NHS is now working on a plan setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and plans to meet them over the five years of the funding settlement. As part of that process it is key that those who rely on and work in or alongside the NHS have the opportunity to contribute their ideas, experiences and insights.

Click here for the discussion guide and question.

Once you have read this document, you can go to the online survey.

The closing date for the responses is 30th September 2018

CAMHS Consultation

The Government have published a green paper laying out their plans for Children’s Mental Health Services.

The green paper focuses on earlier intervention and prevention, especially in and linked to schools and colleges.

The proposals include:

  • creating a new mental health workforce of community-based mental health support teams
  • every school and college will be encouraged to appoint a designated lead for mental health
  • a new 4-week waiting time for NHS children and young people’s mental health services to be piloted in some areas

They are asking for your views – if you have something to say please use this as your opportunity to speak up.


Have your say on Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Closing Date: 2nd March 2018

Health Services in Belper

NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and care organisations in South Derbyshire have come together to plan changes to the way local health services are provided to make them fit for the future. They began the Joined Up Care in Belper review in 2015 to understand what was needed.

There has been a review undertaken to look at how our health services are provided in and around Belper to understand how, with the changing health needs of the local population, we may need to alter how services are delivered.

The review continues as part of Derbyshire’s Sustainability& Transformation Plan, known as Joined Up Care Derbyshire, but there is a pressing need to resolve the challenges presented by Babington Hospital.

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