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Publications and Correspondence Items 19th August 2019

Publications and Correspondence Items 19th August 2019  

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The Rural Bulletin – 6th August 2019

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 31st July 2019

Subject: Announcing our new Chief Executive We are pleased to announce that James Rimmer will be joining us as Chief Executive for Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group from 01 September 2019. He will take over from David Freeman who has been acting up as Chief Officer. David will return to his substantive role as Chief Operating Officer as from 01 September 2019. David has provided much valued leadership and vision during the critical time following the departure of former Chief Officer, Nick Robinson. He has led us in making significant progress in improving the financial position in...

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 24th July 2019

Subject: Have your say: help us put the patient and public voice at the heart of everything we do Somerset CCG Communications and Engagement Strategy Survey We want to put the patient and public voice at the heart of everything we do. Our communications and engagement strategy will help us to achieve this together. We want your views on our draft objectives. We also want your ideas about what actions may help us achieve our objectives. Click here to have your say: https://response.questback.com/nhssomersetccg/eciabqfizl The survey will remain open until 31 July 2019. Subject: Job opportunity:...

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Electoral Annual Canvass 2019

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 17th July 2019

Subject: New 400k funding for mental health service to support children and young people in Somerset schools and colleges The work of Fit for my Future, Somerset’s integrated health and care strategy, is already paying dividends. Health, care and education services in Somerset have worked together with partners, schools, young people and parents to secure £400k of trailblazer funding, it was announced last Friday. The funding will help to create two pilot mental health support in school teams covering east and west of the county, giving almost 16,000 children and young people extra support...

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Your fire service is changing. Have your say now.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are consulting on proposed changes. Please take part in the consultation to have your say on how the changes could impact you and your life. http://bit.ly/DSFRSconsult @DSFireUpdates #SaferTogether...

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The Future of Inpatient Mental Health Services in Somerset

Click here to view the PDF regarding the Future of Inpatient Mental Health Services in Somerset

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 10th July 2019

Subject: Join us at our next Governing Body meeting Our next public Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body meeting will take place on Thursday 25 July at 9.30am at the Canalside in Bridgwater (TA6 6LQ). Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting to listen to the items being discussed. There is an opportunity to ask questions at the beginning of the meeting. The agenda and papers will be available on our website about a week before. Subject: Jargon buster updated The NHS uses lots of jargon and new acronyms come into use all the time. From engagement activities our...

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Rural Housing Week

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Subject: Annual Review Summary and Infographic 2018-19 We have just published our Annual Review Summary for 2018-19 and a one page infographic. You can read them on our website at: https://www.somersetccg.nhs.uk/publications/annual-report/ along with our full annual report. If you would like hard copies of the Annual Review Summary for your organisation, please drop us a line at somccg.engagement@nhs.net and let us know how many you would like along with your address and contact details. Subject: Primary Care Networks launch in Somerset Thirteen Primary Care Networks started working in...

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Proposed Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Changes – Have Your Say

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Public consultation into the proposed dredging of the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge.

The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. REGULATION 10 PUBLICITY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENTS – THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (LAND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT WORKS) REGULATIONS 1999 (AS AMENDMED) This notice has been prepared by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (‘Parrett IDB’) in accordance with the requirements of The Environmental Impact Assessment (Land Drainage Improvement Works) Regulations 1999 (as amended), referred to as ‘the Regulations’...

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The Sedgemoor Conversation June 2019

The Sedgemoor Conversation continues with the theme of Social Prescribing which was discussed at the February event.

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St Margaret’s Hospice Afternoon Tea

Click here to view the Volunteer Newsletter Summer 2019  

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The Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

Notice is hereby given that: Sedgemoor District Council is to undertake a review of existing polling districts and polling places within the authority area. The Acting Returning Officer will make comment on the proposed polling stations and any elector within the authority (ARO) or within a parliamentary constituency inside the authority boundary may make representation. The authority would welcome any person or organisations with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability to make a representation or comment on existing polling stations, the authority’s proposals, the...

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 26th June 2019

Subject: Carers’ Voice Somerset Partnership Board information Details about Carers’ Voice Somerset Partnership Board, the influencing body for unpaid carers in Somerset, can now be found on the new Somerset Community Connect Website: https://www.somerset.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/carers-voice-somerset-partnership-board/   Subject: Save the date! Somerset CCG Annual General Meeting We’re busy planning for this year’s Annual General Meeting. We will be sharing more news about it and how you can get involved over the next few months. But in the meantime, we’d love for you to...

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“Publications and Correspondence Items 24th June 2019” is locked Publications and Correspondence Items 11th March 2019

Publications and Correspondence Items 24th June 2019

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Spark Somerset – Volunteer Information

Give a little, change a lot. Have you thought about volunteering but don’t know where to start? Coming into what will hopefully be another nice summer, this is a great time to think about getting involved in the many community events taking place. These are ideal opportunities if you are looking to do some volunteering but don't have much time in your week. We also have lots of other great, more regular outdoor volunteering roles too! Have you got time to fill over the long summer holidays? Maybe you would simply enjoy being outdoors for a change of scene. Whatever your motivation,...

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 19th June 2019

Subject: Somerset CCG launch Facebook page We’re expanding our digital channels and have launched a Facebook page to give us more opportunity to share our news and support people to get involved with our work. Please take a look: https://www.facebook.com/SomersetCCG and give us a like or a follow. If there are any items that you are submitting for the bulletin that you’d also like us to share on our Facebook page, just let us know when you send us the information. Subject: Join us at our next Governing Body meeting Our next public Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body...

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Music on the levels presents Si Barron

Music on the Levels presents folk singer Si Barron in a free concert on Saturday 22 June 2019 at 3.30 pm in St Mary’s Church, Westonzoyland, coinciding with the Fête taking place in the Church that day. Si Barron specialises in the creative interpretation of traditional West Country songs with beautiful guitar and harmonium playing. ‘I play guitar, dulcimer and harmonium,’ says Si, ‘I mainly sing English traditional song, the only kind of music that never gets old.’ Si Barron has been singing and playing English Traditional Song nationally for 15 years, first with the duo...

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Men’s Shed Open Day

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Monday 10th June 2019

Subject: Vacancy for Operations Manager, The Space15 to 20 hours per week £25-£30k pro rata, self-employed contract based 12 month contract, with an option to renew depending on funding Probationary period 3 months The position is home based, although the majority of the work is community based within Cheddar and the surrounding area.We are looking for an operations manager to lead The Space through an exciting period in our development in providing unique, independent and preventive mental and emotional health and wellbeing services to Cheddar and surrounding area. Using our BBC...

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Westonzoyland Annual Parish Council Meeting 13th May 2019

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Tuesday 28th May 2019

Subject: New sexual violence therapies service for Avon and Somerset Avon and Somerset Sexual Violence Consortium will be the new provider of the sexual violence psychological therapies service in Avon and Somerset from 1 June. The service provides essential support and treatment for people of all ages who have survived rape or serious sexual assault. The Consortium is a group of local specialist service providers made up of Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support, with Bristol-based charities Womankind and The Green House. For more details about the new service, see this...

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Fit For My Future Political Briefing

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 21st May 2019

Subject: Hospital Passports We are working with others to review Hospital and Health Passports in Somerset. A Hospital Passport is a resource for people with additional support needs who might need hospital treatment. The passport is designed to help people to communicate their needs to doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Please could you share this survey with anyone that you work with who might have an additional need of any age. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QS5C8TP It shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes to complete and it will really help us with this work...

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Sedgemoor Development Committee Agenda – Tuesday 28th May 2019

Click here to view the SDC Agenda – 28th May 2019 Click here to view the index of applications for the SDC

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Steam on the Levels at Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019 – Gates open at 10am till 5pm

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Enhance Social Enterprise Programme

Applications are now open for The School for Social Entrepreneurs Dartington’s Somerset Development Programme.

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The Cinnamon Trust Needs Volunteers in Westonzoyland

The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a terminal illness by offering all kinds of pet care.

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Wednesday 8th May 2019

Subject: Funding to support health and wellbeing in South Somerset I am researching community groups and organisations in South Somerset that run events/sessions to contribute to the communities health and wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing strategy is able to provide funding for events and I am keen to inform people of this valuable funding. Sara Hodges Somerset Skills and Learning Community Learning Partnership Co-ordinator South Somerset 2nd Floor, Dolphin House, 21 Henford, Yeovil, BA20 1TQ shodges@sslcic.co.uk Tel: 01935 848341 Mobile: 07899961536 Working days Tuesday-Friday SS&L is...

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Parrett Drainage Board

Consultation into proposed dreging of the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge

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Community Connect at the Great Western Hotel

10th June 2019 | 9am – 1pm

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Thursday 24th April 2019

Subject: CHANGES TO THE NHS PODIATRY SERVICE IN SOMERSET The Podiatry service in Somerset needs to change in order to make sure we have enough specialist staff to look after our patients. We are planning to reduce the number of sites where we provide a podiatry service from 20 to 13. This may mean that some patients will need to travel further for their podiatry appointments. We are asking for patient and carer views about our plans and how this might affect our patients. For more information and to give your views, please see https://response.questback.com/sompar/podiatry2019 or email...

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Thursday 18th April 2019

Subject:       Carers Support Group Volunteers required in Somerset: Bishops Lydeard, Creech St Michael, Dulverton, Minehead, Taunton, and Wellington; plus telephone Befriender based in Victoria Gate, Taunton.Engage, on behalf of Community Council for Somerset (CCS)  are looking for volunteers to support Carers Groups in the West Somerset and Taunton Deane areas. The volunteers would be required to: •    Meet and greet guests at the carers groups. •    Keep the group talking/hosting skills if the carers agents is busy with a 1:1. •    Make tea and coffee. •  ...

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Music on the Levels: Free Concert

Music on the Levels announces details of its free concert on Sunday 28 April 2019 at 3.30 pm in St Mary’s Church, Westonzoyland, presenting Scythia, a six-piece Bristol-based band. Scythia plays an eclectic mix of Jazz, Blues, Funk and more.‘Expect beautiful vocal tones from our singer Shairon Lloyd, a buzzing horn section of trumpet and saxophone, alongside the steady grooving pulse of our rhythm section’, comments Michael Loader, their trumpeter and flugel horn player, ‘You’re likely to hear Route 66, Mercy Mercy, Take the A Train, Sharp Dressed Man, It Don’t Mean a Thing...

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Election of District Councillors for the Kings Isle Ward – 2nd May 2019

Downloadable PDF of Notice of Poll

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Patient Engagement Weekly Bulletin – Thursday 11th April 2019

Subject: AGM for League of Friends of South Petherton Community Hospital – Thursday 25 April 2019 The League of Friends for South Petherton Community Hospital will be holding their AGM on Thursday 25 April 2019 from 6.30pm at the hospital (TA13 5EF). Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will be the main speaker for the evening. Do come along and find out what the merger between Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust means for you and much more…… Everyone is welcome. Please confirm attendance by...

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Notice of Election – European Parliament

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Result of Uncontested Election of Parish Councillors for Westonzoyland Parish & Statement of Persons Nominated for Kings Isle Ward

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HPC Community Fund – Next drop-in days

9th & 11th April 2019 | 10am – 4pm

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Update to Planning Application – 53/19/00002/DT

Planning application number: 53/19/00002/DT UPDATE Proposal: Erection of a single storey detached building with storage over. Location: 10 Load Lane, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0LW Please click here to view this planning application on the Sedgemoor website Please click here to view the revised application

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Local Elections 2nd May 2019

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Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence application – Towens

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Updates from St Margaret’s Hospice

Click here to view the Volunteer Update Spring 2019...

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HPC Community Fund Drop-in Day

Thursday 28 February, 10.00am – 4.00pm

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Music on the Levels: AGM 3 February 2019

Please come to the Annual General Meeting of Music on the Levels to be held on Sunday 3 February at 3 pm in the Church Hall, Main Road, Westonzoyland, TA7 0ED.

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Somerset West Lodging Scheme

Click here to view the Lodgings Scheme PDF Click here to visit the Lodging Scheme...

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Weekly Patient Engagement Bulletin

I am writing to update you on our progress to merge Somerset Community Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust – and to invite you to give us your views on potential names for our new organisation.

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