CCG, RD&E speakers at Honiton community event to begin ‘co-designing and co-producing’ local health services/activities – we need a similar meeting in Seaton too

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Honiton’s Health Matters – Going Forward Together
Thursday 18th January 2018, Beehive Main Hall,   9.30 for 10am start – 1.30pm
Context:  This event is the start of a community conversation with key stakeholder organisations around the future health and wellbeing of residents in response to  the new landscape affecting Honiton and its environs as a result of NHS and Government policies advocating placed-based health provision and cross-sector collaborative working.
The aim:  To discuss what we know, where there are gaps/challenges and how, as a community we will address these to ensure collaborative approaches to co-design and co-produce local health services/activities that meet the needs of all the people in our communities.
Invitees: Management and senior level employees / volunteers / trustees across the public, private, community, voluntary and social enterprise sector.
Ø Professor Em Wilkinson-Brice – Deputy Chief Executive / Chief Nurse RD&E
Ø Dr Simon Kerr – Chair, Eastern Locality New Devon CCG
Ø Julia Cutforth – Community Services Manager,  Honiton and Ottery St Mary
Ø Ways2Wellbeing  – Social Prescribing, Speaker to be confirmed
Ø Charlotte Hanson – Chief Officer, Action East Devon
Ø Heather Penwarden – Chair, Honiton Hospital League of Friends

3 thoughts on “CCG, RD&E speakers at Honiton community event to begin ‘co-designing and co-producing’ local health services/activities – we need a similar meeting in Seaton too

    Lauren Dunlop Humphrey said:
    February 15, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    When are we, the public, to be told the result of this meeting?

    Who is doing what?

    How are we to be cared for when necessary now ALL our local hospital beds been closed?

    What plans are there for care when there is a diminishing number of nurses?

    It would be appropriate that the answers to these questions, and more, are made public as a matter of urgency.


      Martin Shaw responded:
      February 16, 2018 at 6:13 pm

      Lauren, this was an initial meeting in a process aimed at working out what needs to be done for health services in the Honiton area – now the beds are gone (unfortunately there is nothing more we can do about that). There is to be a follow-up meeting on Tuesday 6th March 2018 6-8pm at Honiton Community College (6th Form Department) – School Ln, Honiton EX14 1QT. I agree there needs to be public information about this and I will raise that with the organisers.

      Booking form at:


    […] Reeves of Action East Devon is coordinating this event, which follows Honiton’s Health Matters which launched last month (the follow-up meeting in Honiton is on 6th March). I am happy to […]


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