NHS Long Term Plan: what would you do, if you were in charge?

With growing pressure on the NHS – people living longer, more people living with long-term conditions, and lifestyle choices affecting people’s health – changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need.

The NHS will receive an extra £20bn investment a year over the next 10 years. The NHS has produced a Long Term Plan, setting out all the things it wants health services to do better for people across the country.

Now the NHS in Sheffield needs to hear from you about what those changes should look like. We want to hear from people from people from different backgrounds about what matters to you, what you would do, to help people in Sheffield stay healthy, and to receive great care when they need it.

The Long Term Plan sets out what the NHS wants to do better, including making it easier for people to access support closer to home and via technology, doing more to help people stay well, and providing better support for people with cancer, mental health conditions, heart and lung diseases, long-term conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis, learning disabilities and autism, and for people as they get older and experience conditions such as dementia.

Your local NHS needs to hear from you about what it should do to make care better in Sheffield.

• How would you help people live healthier lives?
• What would make health services better?
• How would you make it easier for people to take control of their own health and wellbeing?
• What would you do to make support better for people with long-term conditions?

Share your views by completing this survey www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/whatwouldyoudoinSYB or contact Healthwatch Sheffield info@healthwatchsheffield.co.uk and help make care better.