Splash February Half Term Activity Programme

Happy New Year!!!

The schools are now back in full swing but did you realise it’s less than 5 weeks until the February Half Term holidays??

This February we will be running 8 activities during the Half Term week. All of the activities are FREE, positive, fun sessions for young people aged 9-16 across Wiltshire who are experiencing challenges in their lives.  We work with young people to increase their confidence and self-esteem and to encourage positive behaviours and positive friendships.  Some of our activities are targeted to specific age groups so please click on each poster for more details or visit our website

NHS Patient Transport Survey – responses by 10 November

Patient transport survey: 16 October – 10 November 2017

Clinical Commissioning Groups across the South West are seeking views from patients on how they can provide fair access to NHS-funded non-emergency transport.

The survey is open from Monday 16 October – Friday 10 November 2017.

The aim of the survey is to help inform the development of a consistent approach to eligibility for NHS-funded patient transport. Patient transport is a non-emergency service offered to people who cannot get to their hospital appointments because their health condition impacts on their ability to use routine transport (cars/trains/buses/taxis/wheelchair taxis).

National eligibility criteria were set in 2007, however these have been subject to variation in local interpretation, agreed exclusions and the way that eligibility is applied. The aim of the Clinical Commissioning Groups is to ensure that NHS-funded non-emergency patient transport is provided in a fair way for all those who need help getting to hospital appointments.