Access to GP services on agenda at West Sussex County Council

Access to GP services will be discussed at a meeting of West Sussex Health and Adult Social Care Select Committee (HASC) next week.

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 2:29 pm
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The meeting will hear what the latest statistics say about West Sussex primary care needs – such as GP access – and hear from NHS England about regional health plans.

Member will also discuss how the health service needs to change to promote wellbeing and prevent ill-health and what the changes could look like.

Developing plans for local services will be explained by the West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups.

The meeting will also hear from Healthwatch West Sussex, the local health watchdog, about local patients’ experiences of access to health services.

Chairman of the Committee Margaret Evans, said: “Easy access to GP services is really important to local people and we are keen to hear about their experiences of this. We all want to make sure residents get the best service and so it will be good to hear about our health partners’ plans over the next five years.”

The meeting is on Thursday, June 11 at 10.30am at County Hall in Chichester.

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