Healthwatch News

Strategy priority survey

We’re in the process of designing a new three-year strategy and looking at how we’ll put this into practice. We’re asking for your help to make sure we’re working on the areas that matter most to you. Please complete our short survey to help us understand which areas we should focus on evaluating and scrutinising in 2018-19.
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Our events

Health and Wellbeing Board strategy briefing

In partnership with Community Action:MK, we’re holding an event to inform people about Milton Keynes Council’s Health and Wellbeing Board strategy consultation.
When: Monday 5th February Where: Acorn House, Midsummer Boulevard, MK9 3HP
Read more about Milton Keynes Council’s Health and Wellbeing Board strategy consultation >>here<<.

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NHS England prescription consultation

NHS England is consulting on its proposal to stop GPs prescribing for general, everyday treatments that are currently available on prescription for those who need them. Find a list of conditions affected here.
This is distinct from earlier, similar consultations to reduce items prescribed by GPs.
The consultation will close on 14th March 2018.

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Maternity BLMK STP survey

Healthcare teams across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes are working together to transform maternity services in the area and deliver the recommendations of the Better Births review.
The aim is to work with local women to re-design services to make them safer, kinder and more personalised.
Have your say before Wednesday 28th February 2018.

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News and resources

Could you be our next Treasurer?

We’re looking for someone with a head for figures and an interest in health and social care to fill our volunteer position.

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CNWL is holding elections for Governors

Central and North-West London (CNWL) NHS Foundation Trust has a vacancy for a Governor to represent the needs of Milton Keynes communities.
Anyone can become a Governor, CNWL will provide with full training. If you have an interest in your community, or health in general, this could be for you.

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Have you heard of the Herbert Protocol for people with dementia?

It’s a new tool to help find missing people with dementia, which has been launched in partnership with Thames Valley Search and Rescue teams.

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More events and resources

Healthwatch Milton Keynes Health and Social Care Committee meeting

This meeting is open to all. If you would like to attend or submit a question, please email
When: 13th February, 9.30am Where: Milton Keynes Business Centre, MK14 6GD
Find the latest approved meeting minutes for the Health and Social Care Committee on our website.

Meeting minutes

Mk Life and Death Community Collective

Come and hear about a community initiative to bring people together to talk openly about death and dying.
When: Saturday 10th February, 11am-1pm Where: Parish Council Office, Great Linford, MK14 5HA

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