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  • Use of Force Leaflet

    Use of Force Leaflet

    Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new leaflet for service users on their wards and the people who support them. The leaflet is designed to start an open and honest conversation about any potential use of force during their stay and explains how everyone is kept safe on their wards.

  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Ward Information Boards

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Ward Information Boards

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals are improving the information they display at the entrances to their wards and would really like your feedback to ensure the information is useful to patients and visitors. If you’d like an opportunity to respond you can give your views in their online survey.

  • 'Grab and Go' Goes Online This Week

    'Grab and Go'  Goes Online This Week

    Speakup are raising awareness about the new Covid 19 Grab and Go sheet this week. If you have a learning disability or autism and need to go into hospital because of Coronavirus the Grab and Go sheet gives the information doctors and nurses need. Book a Grab and Go session on Zoom taking place every day this week from 11am to 12 noon.

  • Visiting Hours at Sheffield Hospitals

    Visiting Hours at Sheffield Hospitals

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals ( STH ) is evaluating their visiting hours and running a survey to collect the views of inpatients and visitors. STH moved from set visiting hours to flexible visiting between 8am to 8pm last year, and want to find out how this has affected patients and their visitors.

  • Experiences of Care in Sheffield Survey

    Voluntary Action Sheffield are trying to understand where the experience of going to hospital and coming back home could be improved for older people aged 55+ in Sheffield to develop recommendations for more involvement of voluntary organisations in the planning, discharge and support at home for patients and carers across Sheffield. Please can you complete their survey by 19 June.

  • Review of Hospital Services in South Yorkshire Published

    Last year we reported on how you could have your say on your experiences of hospital services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw as part of a review of those services. The results of this review have now been published and hospitals in our area will be encouraged to provide “networks of care,” with each focusing on a specific area of care, rather than all hospitals providing all services as they currently do.

  • What 'Reasonable Adjustments' Should Hospitals Make for Disabled People?

    A £20 gift voucher is being offered by the University of Bristol if you can help with research about the experiences disabled people have of reasonable adjustments at hospital, and how they can be improved.

  • New Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Access Guides by Disabled Go

    DisabledGo is working in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide online access guides to the hospitals. DisabledGo are going to be holding an engagement event to demonstrate an access guide and to seek your views on the new access guides coming to the Trust.

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