Improving Healthcare Together issues paper easy-read version June 2018
This document describes the long-standing healthcare challenges present in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton, the compelling set of reasons why change has to happen now and three potential solutions using short, simple sentences and pictures. Below is an extract of the introduction:
3 NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are looking at ways to improve hospital services in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton.
- NHS Surrey Downs CCG
- NHS Sutton CCG
- NHS Merton CCG
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are responsible for the health of people in their area. They plan and pay for health services in the area.
The major hospitals in our area are:
- St Helier Hospital
- Epsom Hospital
The 2 hospitals are part of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust.
This document explains:
- Why hospital services need to change
- The main issues for the health services
- Some possible ways to change
We want to know what you think.