We recently supported an internal staff development day for a CCG. Colleagues wanted to introduce an interactive option for staff to add their thoughts and questions throughout the session. Padlet.com was a great tool to use.
How often do you attend a planning meeting and the outcome has already been set, but the audience hasn't been considered?
The need for transformational change in the NHS is frequently discussed. So too is the need to involve the public in difficult decisions about that change. However, advice on how to successfully engage a range of public stakeholders has often been less forthcoming.
This paper from NHS Clinical Commissioners is an attempt to redress that. Read on for top tips on how to get public engagement right.
If you're involved in a project where you think the level of service change, redesign or reconfiguration may result in the need to formally consult then you should take a look at this. We've written a handy consultation timeline to help you navigate through the pre-consultation and consultation stages with key milestones, points to consider at each stage and approximate timescales.
You can read the guide here.
Having just emerged from one of the busiest winters for the NHS, the Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit’s marketing team would like to hear your views about the Choose Well campaign which aimed to ease pressure on NHS services over winter.
The campaign, which was delivered on behalf of Clinical Commissioning Groups across Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Staffordshire, Stoke, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, used a range of advertising and communication methods to help patients choose the right service when they needed urgent and emergency care over the winter period.