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  • Review of National Autism Strategy wants Your Opinion

    Review of National Autism Strategy wants Your Opinion

    This year the Department of health and Social Care, working with the Department for Education, will review the ‘Think Autism’ strategy and extend it to cover children as well as adults. They are asking for the views of people with autism, their families and carers to find out where improvements can be made. The consultation closes on 16 May.

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  • Survey Into Personal Health Budgets Returns

    Survey Into Personal Health Budgets Returns

    People with personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets(including personal wheelchair budgets)are being asked again this year to complete a survey designed to help improve the support for budget holders and applicants in England. The NHS has commissioned Quality Health to run the survey until 14th May 2019 to gather feedback about people’s experiences of the budgets.

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  • Have Your Say on the Long Term Plan to Improve NHS Services

    Have  Your Say  on the Long Term Plan to Improve NHS Services

    By 2023 the government will invest an extra £20 billion a year in the NHS. Your local NHS wants to know what you would do to make care better. Healthwatch Sheffeld has launched a survey ‘What Would You Do?’ to gather feedback from the public about the NHS Long Term Plan.Now you can help make sure Sheffield invests the money in the right areas by sharing your ideas.

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  • What Do You Think Of The Equality Hub Network?

    What Do You Think Of The Equality Hub Network?

    Sheffield’s Equality Hub Network is looking for people to give their opinion on how it is all going.The Hubs were established five years ago to give people a real voice in influencing both the work of Sheffield City Council and things in the city more generally and they would like to see if that is happening effectively. Their survey closes on 28 March.

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  • Survey Into Urgent Care Services In Sheffield

    Survey Into Urgent Care Services In Sheffield

    Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group is asking you to share your experiences of urgent care services in the city. This can be based on your experiences or those of someone you care for.The CCG, has been holding a series of meetings with patients and professionals recently but has decided to reach out to the general public by launching a survey.

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  • The MS Society is Hoping to Hear from You

    The MS Society is Hoping to Hear from You

    The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society sometimes invites people with MS to take part in their surveys, to help them shape their research and policies. If you’re living with MS and usually DON’T fill out their surveys they want to find out why and how they can better engage with you.

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  • Questionnaire About Accessibility Plans In Schools

    Questionnaire About Accessibility Plans In Schools

    The Alliance For Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) has launched a questionnaire which aims to find out the views of parents and education professionals about Accessibility Plans and whether they are effective in supporting disabled pupils’ inclusion at school. The survey closes at the end of February.

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  • Tell the CQC All About Your Care

    Tell the CQC All About Your Care

    Disabled people and people living with a long-term health condition are being asked to rate their treatment by health and social care services in a survey set up by the Care Quality Commission. The CQC plan to shape future policy with the information captured in this survey.

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  • How Should Information About You Be Used?

    How Should Information About You Be Used?

    The NHS and local councils in Yorkshire and Humber want to find out your views about what sort of information should be used to improve the healthcare and services you receive and to help make Yorkshire and Humber a better place for everybody.

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  • Council's Objective Is Equality For The Whole City

    Council's Objective Is Equality For The Whole City

    Sheffield City Council is setting up its new Equality Objectives, and is looking for individuals and organisations willing to help by being consulted.The council is required to set at least one Equality Objective every four years but this time has decided to set up four, each with a set of three or more aims, in a bid to make the city equal for all.

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