Dear local resident,
We would like your views on how we can improve our health and social care system in Hammersmith and Fulham over the next five years.
The draft Hammersmith and Fulham Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-21 sets out how we are working to create a health and social care system that focuses on the needs of residents and supports communities to stay well by consistently providing high quality care. We want your views to help us shape the final version of this strategy.
Joint health and wellbeing strategies enable local councillors, GPs and directors of public health, adult and children’s services to work with communities in leading a more effective and responsive local health and care system. They sit at the heart of local commissioning decisions, underpinning improved health, social care and public health outcomes for Hammersmith & Fulham.
Over the past six months, the Hammersmith and Fulham Health and Wellbeing Board has undertaken a review of local needs and hosted conversations with members of the public, staff from local authority and NHS organisations, and voluntary and community sector representatives. This has helped us identify four priority areas that we believe have the potential to make the greatest and fastest improvements to health and wellbeing over the next five years:
To help us develop the strategy further, we want to hear from everyone who lives, works in or visits the borough about whether they think these are the right priorities and what actions can be taken to make a real impact on health and wellbeing.
The main consultation questions are:
How to respond
The consultation will run for 14 weeks. It will end on 18 October 2016. This will help make sure everyone has a chance to give us their views. Please ensure your response reaches us before the deadline.
You can have your say in a number of ways:
Hammersmith & Fulham JHWS Consultation
Hammersmith Town Hall Extension
London, W6 9JU
A list of those who we will seek to consult with during this process follows.
Councillor Vivienne Lukey
Chair, Hammersmith and Fulham Health and Wellbeing Board
Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care