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  • How would you improve Sheffield's urgent and emergency care services?

    How would you improve Sheffield's urgent and emergency care services?

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield are holding a number of workshops to hear your views on ‘The ideal urgent and emergency care system.’ Refreshments and a light lunch or dinner will be provided and you will also receive a £30 high-street shopping voucher if you attend a workshop.

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  • 'Treat Me Well' in Hospital Campaign Call By Mencap

    'Treat Me Well' in Hospital Campaign Call By Mencap

    Mencap has launched a national campaign to transform how the NHS treats people with learning disabilities in hospital and is looking for local people to tell of their experiences. If you have a learning disability and want to give your views and suggestions for improvement please complete the Sheffield Treat Me Well hospital survey produced by Sheffield Mencap and Gateway’s Hospital Campaign Group.

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  • Workplace Fire Safety

    Workplace Fire Safety

    Manchester Metropolitan University is undertaking research into workplace fire safety. The study aims to gather information on how deaf or disabled people feel about their safety if there is a fire at work or in education and welcomes your views in their survey.

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  • National Survey For Individual Employers

    National Survey For Individual Employers

    Disabled people who employ personal assistants or support workers are being asked to take part in a survey by Being The Boss, a national network for individual employers which provides peer support and a coherent voice for them in the wider community. The survey closes on June 29th.

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  • Survey On Personal Health Budgets

    Survey On Personal Health Budgets

    If you receive a personal health budget or integrated personal budget, NHS England is seeking your views in what they hope will become an annual survey. There’s also an opportunity to celebrate your PHB story at an event in London on 9 May.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Our local consumer watchdog for health and social care services, are asking for your help to set their priorities. Healthwatch Sheffield have created an online survey for you to have your say on what they should focus their efforts on over the next two years. The survey closes April 27th.

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  • Survey on Possible Prescription Changes

    Survey on Possible Prescription Changes

    Give your views to NHS Clinical Commissioners about plans to save the NHS considerable amounts of money and GP’s time by purchasing your own medication for common illnesses. People with learning disabilities are also invited to attend 2 focus groups in Leeds ( 26 Feb ) and London ( 6 March ).

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield Home Care Project

    Healthwatch Sheffield Home Care Project

    Healthwatch Sheffield are holding a series of discussion events looking into the quality of home care in Sheffield, aiming to highlight good practice and make recommendations for improvement to those responsible for commissioning and delivering home care services in Sheffield. You can also chat to them over the phone about your experiences between Monday 12th February and Friday 2nd March.

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  • Paralympics Questionnaire

    Paralympics Questionnaire

    Did you enjoy watching the 2012 London Paralympics but don’t take part in sporting activities yourself? If so, you may want to take part in a research study and get the chance to win some spending vouchers.

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  • DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    Sheffield Employers, we need you! Please help with our ‘Getting On, Keeping On’ research project at Disability Sheffield by completing our quick online survey.In the past the focus has been on the issues disabled people faced – this time we want to look at these issues from an employer’s perspective.

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