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We want you to have a say in helping to shape the services we offer across Bradford, Wharfedale, Airedale and Craven.

By taking part in consultations and engagement, we get to understand your views and priorities better. This improves our decision-making when considering the full range of options available when a significant decision needs to be made.

On this page you will find the online consultations and engagement available to take part in at the moment.

Happy, healthy at home 

Community partnerships are a way of helping to keep people Happy, Healthy, at Home by providing joined up health, care and wellbeing services in their local community through local decision-making and partnership working. 

As community partnerships develop across Bradford district and Craven, it’s vital that local people are involved and represented. Healthwatch and community partnerships are working together to ensure that communities and individuals can be involved and heard.

Healthwatch and community partnerships want to understand from you what keeps you Happy, Healthy, at Home. They will be feeding back your views to health and social care partners so that we can all work together to build a healthier future for the people of Bradford District and Craven.

To find out more and to get involved, visit the Healthwatch Bradford website

The engagement ends in January 2020. 

Healthwatch stroke project

Healthwatch Bradford is capturing the experiences of patients and carers to improve stroke services across Bradford District and Craven. The project aims to use these experiences to influence and improve services and patient experience. We are also working towards ensuring that community groups, organisations and individuals are connected to the service improvement Project Group and are consulted, and to establish a network (Stroke Community of Interest) for the exchange of information and ideas.

The project will run until the end of 2019. Further information about the Healthwatch Stroke Project is available here

Consultation on specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire

NHS England Yorkshire and Humber region is asking patients and the public for their views on proposals for the future of specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire.

Vascular services reconstruct, unblock or bypass arteries and are often one-off specialist procedures to reduce the risk of sudden death or amputation and prevent stroke.

You can find out more about the consultation and how to give your views on the NHS England website

The consultation closes on 10 January 2020. 

We are not the only organisation that sets up consultations on issues that may affect your health and care.

Healthwatch are running a short survey for women who are pregnant or have had a baby in the past 3 years to help us better understand maternal mental health services.

Mencap are running a learning disability survey for adults in the UK.

You can visit Bradford Council's consultations page here.

There is also information on national NHS England consultation's here.

How we share information

During consultations and engagement, people tell us what matters most to them about the services involved, and we record this information.  When reporting back on what people have told us, we do not share or publish any information which identifies individual responses, but may use anonymous quotes from people's answers to highlight themes. We analyse all the responses to surveys, engagement and consultation to identify important themes in what people tell us. 

To view the details of previous consultations and engagement, click here