The aim of the research was to obtain views and experiences of South East London residents which included Bexley residents to support local implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan. Healthwatch Bexley and the other 5 South East London boroughs (Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham & Southwark) carried out local engagement and enabled people - including seldom heard communities - to have their say in how the NHS can better take care of them and how the care they receive can be improved.
What matters most to people in Bexley?
Bexley residents identified the following aspects as the most important in the delivery of their local services:
- Living a healthy life
- Managing and choosing support
- Independence as they get older
- Interaction with local NHS