NHS Long Term Plan Engagement Report - South East London

Healthwatch in the South East London area, have been working together. We have obtained the views of South East London residents, to support the implementation of the local Long Term Plan.
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At a time of increasing pressure on NHS services and financial budgets, this research highlights how people want to be more involved in the management of their care and to make joint decisions with professionals.



NHS England and NHS Improvement funded the Healthwatch network to carry out engagement with communities across the country to establish how the Long Term Plan (LTP) should be implemented locally.

Local Healthwatch worked together to find out what local people think. What people told us will be shared with the NHS and will be used to help develop the plan for our area.

Key Findings

Overall, South East London residents ranked the following as the top three very important aspects for them to live a healthy life

  • Access to the help and treatment a person needs when they want it.
  • Professionals that listen to them when they speak to them about their concerns.
  • Easy access to the information people need to help them make decisions about their health and care.



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