Current consultations - have your say
Local and national health and social care organisations often want to know what you think about changes they want to introduce.
This page highlights some of the issues that these organisations are currently asking about that could affect people who use health and social care services.
Consultation on the provision and delivery of Universal Children's Services and designation of Children Centres in Northamptonshire - closes 15 June
- Complete the online questionnaire
- Email email@example.com
- Write to Children's Centre Services Consultation, Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Northampton, NN1 1ED
- Attend one of the consultation events being run in all affected localities throughout April and May
- Using social media: Tweeting @mycountycouncil or posting comments on the mycountycouncil Facebook page
- Signing or submitting a petition or e-petition
Consultation on Direct Payments or Personal Budget rate for people with Personal Assistants - closes 5pm, 30 June
NASS explored how to work out the payment rates in Direct Payments for people who employ Personal Assistants to meet their support needs.
As a result of this review, NASS has devised some proposals which they are consulting on.
Tell NASS what you think about how they pay and monitor Direct Payments - closes 5pm, 30 June
NASS is seeking views about how they currently pay Direct Payments (Direct Payments are also sometimes called Personal Budgets) and how they monitor the ways the money is spent.
They would welcome views on this whether or not you use a Direct Payment to employ Personal Assistants or to pay for support from an agency or care provider.
NHS England has a number of open national consultations and surveys - follow the link below.
Current consultations include:
Diabetes UK and NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme online survey - closes 25 May
The survey will run until 25 May and is looking for people at risk of type 2 or people who have been referred to or attended a DPP course (or families members/carers).
Vist the website for more information
What do you think of online GP consultations? - survey closes 15 June
NHS England wants to hear what people think about online GP consultations, as they review alternative ways of accessing GP services. Share or take part in the consultation by Friday 15 June.
This survey is mainly about Oral Surgery which usually means the removal of one or more teeth or roots by a specialist either in a dental surgery or hospital.
If you live in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Rutland or Lincolnshire, NHS England would like to invite you to participate in the survey.
If you live near the borders of the county you might be affected by Sustainability and Transformation Plans of neighbouring regions.
Healthwatch Northamptonshire is also interested in your views so talk to us!