If we suspect that any potential change will have a major impact on services then there is a formal approach to informing and engaging people that we must follow.
The 2010 guidance introduced a new phase of informing and engaging that Boards must go through before they can even consider going to formal consultation.
What we do
During this stage the Board reviews the service, develops proposals and tests these out with its doctors and nurses; patients, families and carers and Community Health (and Care) Partnership Public Partnership Fora. There are 3 steps:
Use the navigation menu to the left of this page to find out more about current services where we are developing proposals and testing these out with people who might be affected.