This information update is dated Thursday 12th July 2018 for everyone.
A few weeks ago I put out a message asking for community groups to make contact with me, so that I can publicise them and share their details with you. Many groups work in and recruit, from the same areas, but completely independently. People who live in areas they cover, may like to join several groups.
If you would like to me publicise your group - simply email me at my Police email below.
First from Eileen Denny at WAM Get Involved - she deals with anyone wanting to do voluntary work in RBWM: There are some really interesting volunteering opportunities available in RBWM and volunteers are desperately needed. If you feel you have some spare time and would like to give back to your community - please make contact with the various people below.
She has also asked me to publicise volunteer of the year awards.
Can you circulate for me ?
Nominations are now open for the Royal Borough Voluntary Sector Awards 2018 ?
This is a great way to celebrate our wonderful Voluntary & Community Groups and to thank our lovely Volunteers:-
- All nominated Volunteers are invited to the Awards Ceremony and presented with a certificate & gift
The winning Charity/Community Group also receives £500
So why not use the link below to nominate some of your Volunteers, Teams or Group?
And, please share to encourage others to nominate too!
WAM Get Involved
My normal working days are Tuesday & Wednesday, any response may be delayed accordingly.
Voluntary Sector Awards 2018 - now open !
Nominate for Group of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Team of the Year at
NEXT: from Nisha at the NHS !
I work for the local NHS. We are currently having a ‘Big Conversation’ with local people, about what matters to them, if they have an urgent care need.
It is important we hear from local people, as their views will help shape what the services will look like in the future.
I would really appreciate your support, in sharing our message on Thames Valley Alerts for local residents in Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead.
In the first phase of conversations, we have spoken to over 300 people. Once the survey comes to a close, we will analyse the results from the survey and the local conversations we have had and produce an engagement report. This will then be used to help develop options. If the options are for significant service change, the CCG will go out to full public consultation.
We would really appreciate your support by helping us to promote and push the survey out for the next 4 weeks via all of your channels.
Full website link to the survey: https://your-voice-matters.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk/communications/the-big-conversation/
Shortened URL to the survey: https://bit.ly/2NoJ7wG
NHS commissioners launch online survey as part of the big conversation around urgent care
NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) launches an online survey as part of its drive to engage with local people about what matters to them when they require urgent care. The survey will run from 10 July – 6 August.
Urgent care services are for people who have an injury or illness that needs attention the same day, but it is not life-threatening or life changing. These services are currently provided by a number of health professionals, including GPs, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and others.
The CCG has had a busy few weeks talking to over 280 local people at meetings, online via two ‘Cover It Live’ sessions and by visiting local community groups.
These early conversations are designed to ensure that patients and local residents are involved from the beginning in influencing how services should be developed.
The survey launches the second phase of the ‘Big conversation’ around urgent care. The survey has been designed to give local people an idea of some of the things we have heard already and test their views.
The survey can be accessed by using the following link:
The insights from these conversations and the survey will inform what services could look like in the future.
Dr Adrian Hayter, Locality Lead for Windsor, Ascot & Maidenhead, said: “It’s really important for local people to be part of this journey to help us transform the future of urgent care in East Berkshire. We need local people to share their experiences and tell us what matters to them when they have an urgent care need.
He added: “I would like to reassure the people of East Berkshire that their feedback will be taken into account in developing options for the future. If we need to proceed to a formal consultation stage before making any changes, we will do so later in the autumn.”
More information can be found on the East Berkshire CCG website: https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk/our-work/transforming-urgent-care-services/
Communications and Engagement Manager (Digital Lead)
NHS East Berkshire CCG
“Working together to deliver excellent and sustainable healthcare”
Address: King Edward VII Hospital, St Leonard’s Rd, Windsor, SL4 3DP
For media enquiries please use the following contact details:
Telephone: 01753 636 836
Out of hours media enquries: 0300 123 4465
NEXT from John Wiggins from University of the Third Age (U3A)
I am Chairman of Windsor & District University of the Third Age (U3A).
You are welcome to add our details to any community list you put together.
Currently we have 549 members and increasing. They live in the Windsor, Datchet, Langley, Slough and Iver area.
Membership is open to anyone, not in full time Employment or Home Management.
We have a number of activity groups, details of which can be found on our website www.windsoru3a.org.
I am very happy to discuss further opportunities with anyone, or provide additional information, if they want to email me.
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