Senior Stroke Research Practitioner at South Petherton Community Hospital, Sarah Dunne, won the best research poster award at the Research Network Forum! Continue reading
The sun shone on South Petherton Community Hospital’s annual spectacular – its Harvest Fete and Craft Fair. Smiles were in abundance throughout the afternoon, as friends were reunited in support of the community’s treasured NHS hospital.
The League has organised a public meeting on 11 January 2017 at 7pm – at the Methodist Church Hall in South Petherton – for members of the local community to find out more about NHS England’s ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plans’ (STPs). Somerset’s STP intends that our shared experience of the health and social care system in three years will be radically different from today. In order to support our community to engage confidently with any public consultations, this event aims to share information about the STP.
Somerset’s draft Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) was published on 10th November 2016. The document contains plans that are intended to affect significantly the provision of NHS and social care services for the people of Somerset. In order to ensure that our community receives the best care possible in future, it seems vital that Somerset residents spend time investigating and questioning the STP and take part in the various consultations that are planned across the county. Continue reading