Bristol Virtual VI Forum: Have your say on Health And Social Care Services in Bristol

Thursday 31 March 11:00am - 1:00pm

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Thursday 31st March, 11 am – 1pm, via at Broadmead Baptist Church Union Street Bristol and via Zoom

Do you have concerns about the Health and social care services you receive as a blind or partially-sighted person in Bristol?

Does your hospital or GP meet your needs as a patient with a visual impairment?

Do you get your appointment letters and information in the format you need?

Have you had to wait for rehabilitation and mobility training to help you live independently?

If you have these or any other questions for health and social care services in Bristol, come along and ask them.

How could operators help you more?

We are delighted to have a panel of leaders and senior managers from the Health services and local authority able to take your comments and questions.

Introducing our panel

Mark Stevens, assistant general manager Bristol Eye Hospital

Beverley Haworth, senior programme lead Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Stephen Beet, director Adult Social Care Bristol City Council

Gifty Markey, head of patient experience North Bristol NHS Trust

Lunch will be available after the event for those who come in person. You need to book to attend the event. You can telephone in to join the event if you do not have access to Zoom, but still need to register for your place. Places are limited, so please sign up as soon as you can!

Register today

Either book your place above or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.

You will be asked if you would like to submit a question to the panel in advance. A selection of questions will be used at the event. Anyone whose question is not dealt with at the event will get an answer in writing from the relevant speaker after the meeting. Booking for the event closes at 5pm on Friday 18th March.

The meeting is being organised by Bristol Sight Loss Council. The Sight Loss Council is led by local blind and partially-sighted people who have volunteered to come together to work for positive change in the lives of people with a visual impairment in the city.

For more information about the Sight Loss Council please use the following link https://www.sightlosscouncils.org.uk/ or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.

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