​You said, we did 

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Mental Health Services

You said

  • You wanted more care to take place in the community –
  • You wanted easier access to services and help at times of crisis –
  • You would like easier transition between services
  • You would like care that takes account of all your needs

In response

  • We are prioritising the following developments in  2017/18
  • We are developing our Primary Care Mental Health service so that more care can take place closer to home and in the community.
  • We continue to work on more joined-up care so that for example, health, social and practical needs can be met by professionals working as one team
  • We are developing a 24 hour crisis line so that service users, carers and their networks have easier access to support at a time of mental health crisis
  • We are making it easier for service users to receive care and support quickly without needing to go to A&E or speak to several different professionals in a crisis.

Stroke Services

You said

  • You did not have information about the range of support available to survivors of stroke

In response

Alternatives to A&E 

You said

  • There was a lack of awareness of local alternatives to A&E

In response

Diabetes

You said

  • You were concerned about high number of minor foot amputation rates for local people with diabetes

In response

  • We bid for the Diabetes Transformation fund. We received a modest funding to improve the management of Diabetes in Greenwich. Through initiatives to manage cholesterol, blood pressure and Blood sugar levels in the community,  we aim to reduce Cardiovascular disease risk and complications linked to Diabetes.
  • We are also introducing patients extra structured education places  for existing patients struggling to manage their condition as well as those newly diagnosed with Type1 and Type 2 Diabetics.