Introduction

The local NHS faces a twin challenge: living within its means now, and also making services better and affordable in the longer term.

The challenges are well-known – an ageing population living with more long-term illnesses, rising costs, the need to drive up standards, and all at a time when resources are limited.

There is a very broad vision of the future – more community-based support, removing boundaries between staffing groups to stop people being passed around the system – but there are big questions to be considered. What staff are needed? At what cost? Where? What quality of care can be provided? How quickly can care be delivered?

The reality for the local NHS is that no change is no longer an option. Without change there will not be enough money, or staff, to give everyone the care they want and need.

That is why we want to hear the views of local people now, so that they can be considered before any decisions are made about how the local NHS will work in the future. Please take a few minutes to let us know your views on the future of the local NHS.

Note: we have a formal Data Processing Agreement with Survey Monkey, regarding how your anonymous data and responses are stored. If you would like to know more visit either the Portsmouth CCG, the Fareham and Gosport CCG, or the South Eastern Hampshire CCG, websites.

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