Public Consultation on primary and urgent care changes in Hammersmith & Fulham

This consultation directly impacts the changes made, so make sure your voice is heard!

Hammersmith & Fulham CCG has launched its consultation of primary and urgent care changes in the borough this week (Monday 8 April). The proposed changes will be presented to the public for its consideration over the next seven weeks (ends Sunday 24 May).

What is being proposed in this consultation?

  1. To change the hours of the urgent care centre at Hammersmith Hospital from 24 hours a day 7 days a week, to 8am-midnight 7 days a week.
  2. To change the number of GP ‘hubs’ that allow anyone in Hammersmith and Fulham to access an out of hours GP or nurse appointment.

 

Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham’s Local Committee supported Hammersmith & Fulham CCG with the consultation by providing feedback through a series of meetings, enabling the CCG to produce a document that clearly presented the proposed changes.

 

Olivia Clymer, CEO of Healthwatch Central West London, comments:

“It is important that Hammersmith & Fulham CCG’s proposed solutions are clearly presented to local people, in a jargon-free, informative and balanced consultation document. The purpose of the Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham Local Committee is to aid local health service leaders by providing patient-led research and feedback. We are pleased that the advice of the Local Committee has helped to produce a clear consultation document, and we would encourage people to respond to the consultation and share their views on these changes.”

 

To read the full consultation document, visit: https://www.hammersmithfulhamccg.nhs.uk/media/152289/NWCCG-HF-consultation-final.pdf

For an easy read version of the full consultation document, visit: https://www.hammersmithfulhamccg.nhs.uk/media/152286/HF-EasyRead-online-final.pdf

 

You can contact Hammersmith & Fulham CCG to share your views on their proposals, by writing, emailing, or completing the online response form:

This document is available online in a range of languages. If you require Braille, audio or large print, please visit the Hammersmith & Fulham website: https://www.hammersmithfulhamccg.nhs.uk/your-voice/consultations-and-events/public-consultation.aspx