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Previous surveys and consultations

Below you will find a list of engagement work we have carried out.

How are the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions affecting your health and wellbeing?

We would like to find out how the restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) are affecting people’s everyday lives and their mental and physical wellbeing. For example this might be in the way you get medical help or are able to carry out everyday activities for yourself or someone you are caring for.

We are carrying out a short survey to find out more and we would like to hear your views about what worries you the most.  The information that we collect will be shared with the council, NHS and voluntary sectors in our area so they can hear the voice of local people.

This survey is for any resident of the Vale of York CCG area (including the city of York, Selby and outlying areas, Hambleton, Pocklington and outlying areas). 

The survey should take about 5 minutes. We would like to thank you for your time, your feedback is really important to us. Click here to take the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) survey.

Have you heard about social prescribing – For Selby GP practice patients only

We would like to find out how many people know what social prescribing is and if you are aware of the social prescribing service in the Selby area.

Many of life’s problems can make you feel unwell. Social prescribing enables you to talk about the issues you’re facing and find the right services to support you. It is non-medical and involves a conversation with an individual about improving your health and wellbeing.

Click here to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/selbysocialprescribing

Smoking during pregnancy

In collaboration with the York public health team, York Teaching Hospital and the NHS Vale of York CCG and partners research group we are carrying out a survey to find out more about smoking cigarettes/tobacco products during pregnancy and the support that people may need to help quit during this time.

Click here to take the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/smokinginpregnancy

Student survey on health

We would like to find out what young people and students do if they are feeling unwell. This information will help to shape future campaigns about health services such as online, NHS 111 and accessing GPs.

Click here to take the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/studentsyork2019

Inclusive mental health research (led by University of York)

Research shows that psychological therapies can improve mental health problems. Unfortunately we do not always know which therapy works best for whom. When researchers test therapies in a clinical trial, they only include a small group of participants. Trial participants might not be similar to the people who suffer from mental health problems in the real world. This makes it difficult to know whether different therapies will work for everybody.

This survey is to inform an application for research funding at the University of York. To make mental health research more inclusive, they need to find out who is included in mental health research, and how they could improve the way research is done.

You will remain anonymous unless you leave your contact details. They will not get in touch with you unless you would like them to. Completing the survey will take most people about 5 minutes.

Click here to take the survey: http://tiny.cc/pv56hz 

August 2019: Understanding why patients attend the Emergency Department at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) at York Hospital been under increasing pressure.  We conducted a survey to understand why patients have chosen to attend the Emergency Department, and if they have accessed other healthcare options such as a GP or pharmacist before their visit. We also wanted to understand the public’s aware awareness of the NHS111 service. During the 12 hour period in the ED waiting room we spoke to 103 people.

Read the report on the ED survey from August 2019 

January to June 2019: Engagement principles and strategy

We are recently refreshed our engagement principles as part of our engagement and communications strategy. It was important that we based these principles on what our community said was important to them. In 2019 we have produced a survey and went out to talk to key stakeholders, VCSE organisations and held public sessions. These conversations have been used to develop our new communications and engagement strategy.

Read the report on your input into our engagement principles and strategy 2019-22 

May to December 2018:  End of life care (EOLC) services.

We understand that end of life care, also known as palliative care, may not be an easy topic to think or talk about. That is why we are worked with our community to create an end of life care strategy and Citizen’s Charter that aims to improve and further develop end of life care and support services.

February to April 2018: Improving access to GP services on evenings and weekends

In March and April 2018 we encouraged people living in the Vale of York to have their say on improving access to GP services on evenings and weekends. While some Vale of York GP surgeries already provide some evening and weekend services, the CCG wants to ensure everyone in the region is served equally. The expanded service would provide more same-day and routine evening and weekend appointments, provided by a range of clinicians including doctors, nurses and clinical pharmacists depending on your need.

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