Consultations

Consultations

Find out about the consultations on issues affecting carers that are running in Surrey and nationally. Some we run, however many are from external organisations but we think they're relevant to you!

Consultations – your chance to have your say!

Consultations are your opportunity to have a voice on local and national issues affecting carers.  If consultations are currently taking place you can follow the links to take part, many of these are run by other organisations but we think they are relevant to Surrey’s carers. (And you can find all of Surrey County Council’s current consultations, on ALL topics, here.)

Your view really does matter and together we can plan what support looks like for carers now and in the future.

Consultations in Surrey

Below are some of the consultations currently running in Surrey, some are from us but many are from external organisations consulting on issues affecting carers - add your voice!

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Mental Health Support during the coronavirus

Surrey's Independent Mental Health Network are carrying out a short survey regarding mental health crisis support during the current Coronavirus pandemic. Please click to complete the survey.

The future of Surrey's Carer Services

Surrey CCGs/NHS and SCC want your views on carer services to help influence future plans. This includes the support provided by Action for Carers, so please add your views.

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Improving Healthcare Together consultation

Improving Healthcare together are urging carers to give their views on proposals to invest £500 million to improve hospital services in Surrey. You can find full information on their website.

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Guildford and Waverly CCG Urgent Care Services

Guildford and Waverly CCG are reviewing the way urgent care services are used and they are seeking input from carers as part of their consultation. You can find more info on their Better Care Together site including a link to the survey.

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Patient Experience Strategy Feedback

South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), is inviting people to help shape a new Patient Experience Strategy. The Trust is keen to ensure it further develops its service to be responsive and tailored to patient needs and wants people to tell it what matters to them most in relation to their experience of NHS services.

Consultations running nationally

There are also consultations running across the whole of the UK on issues affecting carers...

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Carers UK - State of Caring Survey 2020

The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. The 2020 survey is now open and will close on 17 May 2020.

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Carer’s leave

The government are seeking views on a proposal to give employees a week of unpaid leave each year to provide care. You can add your views here, please note that this consultation closes on 3 August 2020.

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Give your views to CQC

Disabaility Rights UK are publicising the Care Quality Commission (CQC) project called “Tell us about your care" because they want more feedback from disabled people and those living with a long term condition. Please share your experiences of visiting your GP or hospital by completing a short survey.

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