Bolton neighbourhood report - Bolton locality plan and Greater Manchester health and social care devolutionDownload (PDF 1.39MB)
Summary of report contentThis report was written by Healthwatch Bolton as part of a wider engagement project on neighbourhood assets. A set of discussion groups were held to ask Bolton neighbourhood areas what they thought about their local assets. This is the main report for the piece of work in which 9 areas are covered. The report was published December, 2017. It is based on discussions with local people. A total of 262 people were engaged with. Overall sentiment was mixed. A number of assets were identified as existing locally, this is a platform on which healthier lives can be led. On the other hand people identified a range of challenges such as a lack of involvement in big decisions, not feeling informed, services being hard to access or lacking that were barriers to maintaining good health. While recommendations are not made a set of conclusions is given. No response from providers is attached, though this project does not engage with a single provider of services. Summary of themes within the report: Theme 1 - Neighbourhoods assets Theme 2 - Challenges to managing health and wellbeing Theme 3 - New roles in primary care Theme 4 - How residents can participate in service development Theme 5 - Working towards outcomes that work for all residents
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Bolton neighbourhood report - Bolton locality plan and Greater Manchester health and social care devolution
Date of publication
Sunday, 31 December, 2017
Date evidence capture began
Wednesday, 1 November, 2017
Date evidence capture finished
Thursday, 30 November, 2017
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Building and facilities
Communication between staff and patients
Cost of services
Devolution of services
Digitalisation of services
Lifestyle and wellbeing
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