Share your thoughts on non-emergency Patient Transport Services

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The NHS in south Essex is looking for patient feedback on non-emergency transport. 

Non-emergency patient transport services provide free transport to and from NHS services for people who have a medical need for it.  This service uses wide range of vehicle types and levels of care that are consistent with the patients’ medical needs. 

Public Consultation On Gluten-Free Prescribing

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For the past 30 years the NHS has prescribed gluten free foods to patients who have been diagnosed with coeliac disease. This service started when gluten-free foods were not as readily available as they are today. The NHS has a limited budget and with an increasing demand for services it must evaluate every service it pays for.

Governing body meeting in public 2 June 2016

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Our next Governing Body meeting in public will take place on 2 June 2016 at Harcourt House, 5-15 Harcourt Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6HT.

There is no visitor car parking on site, you are advised to use the pay and display car park at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council's civic centre.

Please note that printed copies of papers will not be available at the meeting.

Essex Success Regime

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Click here to read the latest information about the Essex Success Regime.

It provides a recap on what has happened so far, the aims of the programme, who is involved and the next steps; with details on how people can get involved and help to shape future health and care services in mid and south Essex.

This is the first briefing on our developing work programme for 2016. We will follow up with further details over the coming months, including opportunities to join the discussions both online and through a range of meetings.

Keep warm, keep well this winter

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Local NHS leaders are reminding residents to keep warm and keep well over the next few weeks as the country braces itself for the arrival of winter weather.