#SpeakUp small grants 2017-18 - Foxhill Forum

Foxhill Forum used their #SpeakUp Small Grant to engage with their community at Foxhill and Parsons Cross and ask about their experience of accessing health and social care provision.
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Our #SpeakUp small grants scheme awards funding to local community, voluntary, or not-for-profit groups, enabling them to engage with their communities about what matters to them. 

Recommendations from the report:

  • There is a need to encourage greater involvement and participation by patients in GP medical centres/practices to help overcome the issues around appointments.
  • GP practices need to provide clarity/guidance for patients about wait times for appointments and what they can expect.
  • To address the reluctance of residents to get involved in this project, it would be helpful to run awareness campaigns around the role of Healthwatch in the local community.

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