Have your say - REWS Survey
Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group will be looking for a new provider of community equipment. This is because Rotherham Hospital who have provided the REWS service to-date have chosen not to provide this service in the future. We want to hear the views and experiences of people that have used the service to shape the new service, and to be part of the process of finding a new provider.
8 March 2018
NHS England consults on freeing-up £136M to boost frontline NHS care by curbing prescription costs.
NHS England has launched a public consultation on proposals to rein in prescription for some "over the counter" products such as dandruff shampoo and drops for tired eyes, freeing-up up to £136 million to expand other treatments for major conditions such as cancer and mental health problems. Ending routine prescribing for minor, short term conditions, many of which will cure themselves or cause no long term effect on health, would free up NHS funds for frontline care.
15 January 2018
Have your say - Adult Autism Diagnosis
As part of the development of an Autism Strategy for Rotherham, a key focus area is adult autism diagnosis and treatment. Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group are leading a review of the current provision of autism diagnosis and support following diagnostic assessments for adults in Rotherham.
15 January 2018
Rotherham Walk In Centre Services Change from 6th July 2017
From the 6th July 2017, the Walk In Centre Service at Rotherham Community Health Centre will no longer be provided. The Walk-In Centre Team will join the Emergency Department at the new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre at Rotherham Hospital.
30 June 2017
Rotherham Public Health Team are offering support and advice.
Rotherham's Public Health team are able to offer free support and advice about workplace health issues. This service is available to organisations of all sizes and from any sector. The service includes:- * Support around all health and work related issues including Leadership, Health and Safety, Mental Health, Sickness absence and Wellbeing at work. * A signposting service to various support organisations including Stop Smoking, Lifeline Alcohol Services, Mental Health First Aid Training and access to a number of physical activities and links. * Access to free training sessions linked to health at work.
28 April 2017
We want to know what you think about the Education Health and Care Plan process
Rotherham SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service) Children and young people, families and practitioners across Rotherham are being asked to take part in a national pilot looking at the impact of parts of the new special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms. Rotherham Local Authority is one of the 74 councils in England selected for the programme, they will be part of a piece of work to measure the difference that the newly introduced Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and personal budgets have made to the lives of children and young people with SEND.
13 October 2015
RMBC Consultation on proposals to change the way drug and alcohol recovery services are commissioned.
Rotherham Public Health are undertaking a consultation exercise to seek views on proposals to make changes to the way in which they commission and procure Recovery Services in primary care (GP) for alcohol and drug users. RMBCs budget savings exercise from summer 2014 sought to deliver 25% from the drugs and alcohol public health programme area. This equates to £1 million. A whole system review was undertaken to establish what risks this would present and how those risks could be mitigated.
7 September 2015
Mental Health Consultation in Rotherham
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) are holding an event on Thursday 27th August at Swallownest Court Mental Health Unit, to involve local people in plans to transform adult mental health services across the borough.
14 August 2015
Testing the new emergency centre - volunteers needed
This is an incredibly important and ground breaking development, and will be more than a new building. Changes include how staff and systems will work in order to give a better and more responsive patient experience. Rotherham Hospital are now ready to start testing how these new systems will work in practice and need your help, and that of local organisations for the next stage.
12 August 2015