first review was on Patients’ Choices and Access to
Services. This is now into its second phase and is examining:
GP appointment systems
targets for access are being met
The role of the PCT and the role of Patient and Public Involvement
Forums in performance monitoring.
second review examined the ways of combating alcohol, tobacco,
drugs and substance misuse with a particular focus on young
people. Alcohol and substance misuse is one of the key health
concerns in East Sussex.
third review is on carers and is concentrating on the following
- Hospital admission and
- Recognition of carers by GPs
planned work includes reviews on:
for older people
Future of mental health in East Sussex
will also look at any Health organisations’ plans for
big changes to services in East Sussex when these occur.