Previous exercises

You can find out about our previous exercises where we have involved residents and partners in our work by selecting the links below. 

Reviewing local health policies

End date - Monday, September 18, 2017

We are inviting your views on over 100 policies for routine health treatments and procedures that we are reviewing and updating to reflect the latest medical evidence about what works and what does not.



Freshfield Surgery listening exercise

End date - Friday, May 12, 2017

Patients registered with Freshfield Surgery were invited to give their views as part of an NHS England led 'listening exercise' over the future of the practice.


Pilot scheme for ordering repeat medicines

End date - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A new system for ordering repeat prescriptions has now been introduced in all of our member GP practices in Sefton. The practices have signed up to our repeat prescriptions ordering scheme after it showed positive early results in 19 practices that piloted the system from 1 September 2016.


Young people's engagement event

End date - Friday, November 18, 2016

As part of national young people’s ‘Take Over Challenge’ day, we joined forces with Sefton Young Advisors to discuss the best ways of engaging with young people and find out about their experiences of local GP services.



Community services

End date - Thursday, March 31, 2016

We reviewed our local community services during the early part of 2016 and as part of this we asked residents for their views and experiences. Community services is the collective name for a wide range of healthcare that is often delivered in clinics and other community venues.


Personal health budgets

End date - Monday, February 29, 2016

We began to design a new Sefton wide policy in 2015 that sets out our approach to offering residents a personal health budget, or PHB. During February 2016 we worked with Sefton Carers Centre to gain views and comments from eligible residents about our planned approach to introducing our new policy.


Trinity GP Practice

End date - Sunday, January 31, 2016

Ahead of NHS England’s contract for Trinity GP Practice coming to an end we supported the commissioner to review future management options for this service, and to tell patients and carers about the changes.


Community dermatology services

End date - Sunday, July 12, 2015

These services are jointly commissioned with NHS South Sefton CCG and operate from a number of different venues across the borough. Community dermatology services diagnose and treat patients for an extensive range of skin conditions. People are generally referred to the service by their doctor for things like severe eczema that can’t be treated by their practice.