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Make your voice count!

Take part in one of the surveys or formal consultations being run by local or national bodies listed below.

Or scroll down to complete the Healthwatch Reading 'Share Your Views' webform to give feedback in confidence.

 

Consultations by public bodies in Reading

Adult weight management survey, closes 9 September 2020

Reading Borough Council wants to hear in particular from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people about their views of weight management services generally, and their thoughts and attitudes on using an online weight management service. Recent evidence indicates that carrying excess weight is an additional risk factor for COVID19, so supporting people to reach a healthy weight is even more important.

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The future of hydrotherapy services, closes 2 November 2020

Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning, which funds local services, is running a 12-week public consultation on whether to keep the hydrotherapy pool going at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Hydrotherapy helps treat people with musculoskeletal, neurological and other conditions but is more expensive than traditional physiotherapy. The pool is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Building Berkshire Together: future of Royal Berkshire Hospital

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is seeking public views and ideas about whether the main hospital should be redeveloped on its current site, or whether a modern, new hospital should be built somewhere else. There's a survey and online forum on a Building Berkshire Together website; you have to register first.

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Consultations by national bodies

Treatment, care or medication guidelines

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issues guidance to the NHS that recommends which treatments, care or medication it should make available to people.

The public is invited to comment on draft guidance before it is finalised.
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