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.

Click the blue tabs below and follow the link to live consultations

Closure of Walnut Care Home – Expires – 4/10/20


West Berkshire Council (WBC) are Proposing to close Walnut Close Care Home in January 2021, and relocate/redeploy existing residents and staff to one of their other three care homes, predominately Birchwood.

WBC would like to know how this proposal might impact you, if the decision is taken to proceed with the proposed closure, and any views you may have on how they can minimise the impact.

The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete, and will be open until midnight on Sunday, 4 October 2020.

Read further details by clicking here or the image above.

Commissioning of hydrotherapy services in Berkshire West – Expires – 02/11/20

Future provision of Hydrotherapy services

Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (BWCCG) is running a 12-week public consultation, starting on the 10 August, to seek views on the future provision of hydrotherapy services in Berkshire West. Berkshire West CCG commissions hydrotherapy services which are currently provided at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

The NHS has a duty to ensure the services and care it provides are fit for purpose and that money is being spent wisely to provide modern, efficient and effective services for the benefit of as many people as possible.

At the end of the 12 week consultation the survey results will be reviewed and discussed by the Berkshire West CCG Governing Body in December 2020, and full information will be shared with all interested parties.

Read further details by clicking HERE

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Website Survey

“The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is building a new hospital website which aims to be relevant, accessible and user friendly.

Your views will help guide us in the new redesign and should only take 5 – 10 minutes to complete.”

Read the details and participate in this survey by clicking here

Building Berkshire Together – your views on a new hospital

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust now need your views and your ideas.

There is an opportunity to develop a masterplan, or blueprint, for an amazing hospital, designed and organised from the ground up. An opportunity to create a great hospital for local people, delivering great care and treatment, and Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust want their staff, patients, partners and local communities to help design it. They want this new hospital to be built with the real needs of patients and staff firmly in mind. They want their expertise, experience, and ambition to flow through the design of their new hospital.

Royal Berkshire believe their new hospital will be better if they are Building Berkshire Together.

Please take a little time to explore this engagement website and then tell them what you think by completing the survey.

Father Institute Covid Maternity Survey

The Fatherhood Institute have launched a survey focusing on maternity and Covid-19. Have you become a Dad or Mum during lockdown? Are you a midwife or health visitor? If so please share your experiences of maternity services in this survey.

You can participate by clicking here or on the image above.