Plans to shake up health service

By Sara Bryce

Thursday, June 12, 2014

 

PLANS to shake-up health services on the Isle of Wight have been unveiled and Islanders will have the chance to have their say.

'Beyond Boundaries' a five-year plan, or clinical strategy, has been produced by the Isle of Wight NHS and outlines changes to the way patient care will be delivered over the next five years, including plans to integrate Island healthcare with other organisations and to improve the quality and efficiency.

Executive medical director for the trust, Dr Mark Pugh, said: "Our clinical vision for the next five years and beyond envisages a trust which continues to supply the fullest range of services possible, providing these services are of appropriate quality, and can be delivered within a cost the local health economy can afford.

"However, how we deliver our services will change fundamentally as we rapidly develop highly integrated services with our Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Isle of Wight Council."

A copy of the clinical strategy can be downloaded from the 'Get Involved' section of the IW NHS Trust's website at www.iow.nhs.uk/getting-involved/have-your-say/iow-nhs-trust-clinical-strategy.htm.

Opinions on the changes to health services can be emailed to beyondboundaries@iow.nhs.uk or sent to Business & Projects Co-ordinator to the Medical Director, South Block, St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TG, by Tuesday, July 15.

For more on the Isle of Wight NHS Trust's plans for the Island's health, see the Isle of Wight County Press on Friday

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