Tag Archives: consultation

Committed citizens can change the world

How can we get the patients’ viewpoint?  Encourage feedback for the wider public in engagements and patient experience?  By becoming a Patient Leader. Gwen Oates, Dementia Cafe Co-ordinator for the Alzheimer’s Society (and now Patient Leader) tells us more about … Continue reading

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Share your views to help improve hospital discharge

Many people need help and support following a hospital stay. To check what kind of help might be required, an assessment is usually done in the hospital before you are discharged. We know this assessment can cause delays so health and care … Continue reading

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Joined up Leeds – talking about your information

The different organisations and departments that make up the NHS and the council in Leeds hold various bits of information about us. At the moment that information isn’t together in one place. This means the people who look after our health … Continue reading

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Looking out for carers in the Care Act

In my second post on the Care Act, I start with a reminder that the Government has only just finished consulting on the many pages of draft regulations and guidance and will use this feedback to finalise information to be published … Continue reading

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Talking about safeguarding adults

As part of the Government’s ‘Making sure the Care Act works’ consultation, an event was recently held in Leeds bringing together key professionals across the city to discuss various elements relating to safeguarding adults. We asked Dr Paul Kingston, independent … Continue reading

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A pledge to make our city the best it can be

The Yorkshire Evening Post launched a new survey this week to find out what sort of city people in Leeds want to live in. It’s got the backing of senior leaders in the city including our own Chief Executive, Tom … Continue reading

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Sandie Keene; On meeting the challenge

What an amazing year this has been!  So much has been achieved in the face of such extra-ordinary challenge that I arrive at the end of 2013 with a sense that Adult Social Care in Leeds has changed – for ever.  It … Continue reading

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