NHS Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG Mental Health Conversations Event: 13th December

The next Mental Health Conversations event will focus on developing a mental health strategy for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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Bristol carers’ experiences of accessing GP services sought by Healthwatch Bristol

The Healthwatch Bristol survey will be open for 6 months with plans to speak to members of the public at selection of practices across the city. Healthwatch will analyse the results once the survey closes and present their findings in a report.

The survey is aimed at the whole population, but it’s also important that carers voices are heard clearly through it.

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Callington Road bus petition

An online petition to ask for support for First Direct Bus to re-instate a bus service to Callington Road Hospital in Bristol has been launched. Currently, many carers and service users have to battle traffic to get to and from the hospital, or face a lengthy walk depending on disability from the nearest bus stops on Wells/Bath Roads.

Click here to read the petition.

Have your say about community plan self-review forms

Bristol City Council has developed a new self-review form for community care assessments. They have offered to attend a meeting for carers to feed into the development of this form. It’s important that carers feed into the development of the self-review process as it is likely to have an impact on carers.

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Have attitudes to dementia changed in the last few years?

Dementia Health Integration Team and University of the West of England are trying to find out how attitudes to dementia may have changed over the last few years, with a new Attitudes to Dementia survey.

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