Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a public consultation on the proposal from Stourside Medical Practice to close their branch surgeries.
The 6 week consultation commenced today, Monday 22nd January 2018 and will run until 5th March 2018.
The CCG are committed to ensuring patients and the public have the opportunity to share their views with us. A letter will be sent to all patients concerned and will include details of how people can get involved and give their views.
Have your say
We would like to hear your views on the proposal and support you with any questions you may have. There are a number of ways to get involved:
We have arranged a number of public drop-in events in each practice where you can come along, ask questions, share your opinions and find out more.
These are informal sessions where we can chat with you on an individual basis. These will take place as follows:
- Tuesday 30th January 2018, 10am until 12pm at Coombswood
- Tuesday 6th February 2018, 1.30pm until 3.30pm at Tenlands Road
- Wednesday 7th February 2018, 1.30pm until 3.30pm at Coombswood
- Thursday 8th February 2018, 10am until 12pm at Tenlands Road
There is also an opportunity to join us at one of the open public meetings we are holding as follows:
- 5th February 2018, 6.30pm until 8.30pm at Hall A, Earls High School, Furnace Lane, Halesowen, B63 3SL
- 14th February 2018, 10.30am until 12.30pm, Shenstone Auditorium, Halesowen Library, Queensway mall, Cornbow, B63 4AZ
If you plan to attend any of the meetings above please let us know by contacting Keren Hodgson at Keren.Hodgson@nhs.net or call 01384 321730
Other ways to have your say are:
- Email us with your views at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete our online survey here
- Call us with your views on 01384 321730
- Join your Patient Participation Group (PPG) at the practice you are registered with
- Send a letter to:
Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group
Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre
(No stamp required, however you will need to use the bar code attached and add to the front of your envelope. You can either print this or collect one from your practice)
How will your comments be considered?
At the end of the consultation period, all feedback received, along with other information will be considered by the CCG Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) and a decision will be made on whether to agree the proposal or not.
This will be a meeting held in public and not a public meeting, but there will be some time at the start of the meeting to hear the proposals and ask questions.
The Primary Care Commissioning meeting will take place on Friday 16th March 2018, 1pm to 3pm, venue to be confirmed.
If you have already shared your views with the practice during their consultation, please be assured that these will be taken into consideration when making a decision.