What are the key local issues in health and care in Wandsworth?

Local people share their views with us on a regular basis and we ask them what they think it is most important for us to focus on. Below is more detail about our current focus.

Also find out about other opportunities to shape health and care services in Wandsworth.

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Our key issues of focus for 2021-2

This year we are championing three topics that people told us were most important to focus on.

1. Championing the voice of patients as services respond to the pandemic, building on what people told us last year and ensuring they continue to be involved in shaping services.

2. Listening to carers, people with LD and dementia about their needs and experiences, and the impact of the pandemic for them.

3. Working with minority and disadvantaged communities to identify if there are any issues they face in accessing services and new initiatives to address them.

4. Promoting communications between services and central access points to services.

Share your experiences of these or any other health and social care issues.

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Have you had Long-term effects after COVID-19 or an unknown virus over the last year?

If you have had signs and symptoms following a viral infection, which continues for more than 12 weeks, Healthwatch Wandsworth want to hear from you to help improve support services.

Symptoms include fatigue, headaches, tiredness, problems with memory and concentration ("brain fog"), shortness of breath and muscle pain.

Tell us your experiences 

Other local opportunities to get involved and have your say

Around Wandsworth there are lots of other opportunities to have your say directly with health and social care services. In fact, most publically funded services have a duty to listen to what you say and involve you.

We try to encourage them to do this and to do this better. See a list of regular places to have your say below.

To hear about new opportunities to have your say and current consultations

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Have your say on hospital care and community services

St George's hospital involvement opportunities

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Central London Community Healthcare

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Have your say about your GP

Nearly all GP practices in Wandsworth have a patient participation group (PPG). PPGs meet on a regular basis to discuss the services on offer at the practice and how they can be improved.

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Have your say on local NHS decisions and plans

Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services for the people who live in the borough. 

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South West London Health and Care Partnership is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services across South West London

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Have your say on mental health hospital care and community services

South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust provide community and outpatient mental health services across South West London as well as some national services such as those for people with eating disorders and OCD as well as national deaf services.

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Have your say on local social care services

Wandsworth Council run consultations on their plans and other events. They also have a social care user group.

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Have your say on other services

Contact us if you want to become involved in improving other health and care services.

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