Consultations – have your say

a nurse in aged care for the elderly in nursing homesPlease check here for current or live consultations running in West Berkshire. By getting involved you are helping shape future health and social care services, making your voice count.

If you are running a consultation or survey / project in West Berkshire and would like us to help you spread the word, please get in touch and we can help publish your consultation on our site. Or if we can help you run a consultation then also talk to one of our team.

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Proposed changes to the service specification for Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: General Children’s Services – ends 14/8/2018

“NHS England has launched a 60 day formal public consultation today, to seek feedback on a new specification for CAMHS Tier 4 children’s services. Children’s services are a service category of Tier 4 CAMHS and provided in specific provider units. The new specification has been developed by talking to clinicians, Allied Health Professionals, public and patient engagement groups and was informed by a period of stakeholder engagement in 2016.”

Click HERE to see more information about this consultation and/or to participate.


Clinical commissioning policies consultation for: Gemcitabine and Capecitabine – ends 19/8/2018

NHS England is seeking feedback regarding a clinical commissioning policy proposition for Gemcitabine and capecitabine following surgery for pancreatic cancer [all ages]

Click HERE to read more and/or participate in this consultation.

High Security Psychiatric Services (Arrangements for Safety and Security) Directions – ends 23/8/18

This is a public consultation on the safety and security arrangements for the three high security psychiatric hospitals in England (Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton).

It aims to provide both individuals and organisations with the opportunity to give their views and opinions on the proposed changes to the High Security Psychiatric Services (Arrangements for Safety and Security) Directions and associated guidance.

The results of the consultation will be used to update the current set of Directions.

In particular views are welcomed on:

  • Whether the changes will have a positive or negative impact on patients’ daily activities and routines;
  • Whether the changes will have a positive or negative impact on staff working within the hospital;
  • Whether the changes maintain the same standards of safety and security.

Please only answer those questions you want to or those which are relevant to you. You can save your responses and return to complete the survey at any time. The survey will be open for 12 weeks, in alignment with Cabinet Office guidance, and will close at noon on 23 August 2018.

To participate in this consultation, please click HERE

Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation – ends 11/9/18

“The Health Departments in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are committed to delivering a modern approach to healthcare regulation, which promotes patient safety whilst supporting health professionals and the development of quality systems. In line with this, and with broader developments in the delivery of healthcare, the opportunity has been taken to examine the different systems underpinning the regulation of pharmacy.

This UK-wide consultation, issued on behalf of the four UK Health Departments, seeks comments and views on two pharmacy-related draft Orders being made under the powers in section 60 of the Health Act 1999:

  • the draft Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors – Hospitals and Other Pharmacy Services) Order 2018 and;
  • the draft Pharmacy (Responsible Pharmacists, Superintendent Pharmacists etc.) Order 2018.

Please read the consultation document and two draft Orders before responding to this consultion. These documents are available at:

To make your views known, click HERE and participate in this consultation.

The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing – ends 26/9/18

“Your views matter. Our green paper is only a starting point and we want to build momentum for a debate across the country about how to fund the care we want to see in all our communities for adults of all ages and how our wider care and health system can be better geared towards supporting and improving people’s wellbeing.

Throughout this green paper we pose a series of consultation questions and we would welcome your views on all those that are important to you. The consultation will run from 31 July to 26 September. Once the consultation closes we will analyse all responses and publish a response in the autumn.

To complete the consultation, please read the green paper and then visit ‘have your say‘ and submit your views via the online form.

If you’d prefer to submit via email, please use:

If you are responding as an individual there is also an option to answer the questions in the ‘Summary Green Paper‘ section which are primarily focussed on gathering experience-based evidence and opinions.”

Green Paper

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