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Consultation on proposed changes to healthcare Posted on 11 Nov 2015

NHS services: a consultation on proposed changes to healthcare in your area

Please find below links to a consultation on NHS services that Enable East has been independently commissioned to run on behalf of Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.

Mid Essex CCG spends approx. £420m a year to help the local population stay well. However, the CCG has a financial deficit and needs to make £15.7 million savings this year. The CCG Board has thought about how and where it can reduce NHS spending.  As part of this process, the CCG wants to consult with you and gather your ideas and views before making any decisions.

There are four areas where proposed changes could happen.  These are:

  • Prescriptions for gluten-free foods
  • Hearing aids for mild hearing loss
  • Vasectomy and female sterilisation
  • GP-accessed physiotherapy    

How to say your say

To watch a short film that tells your more about the consultation please click  here

Or to read in more detail about the proposed changes, you can view the full consultation document here

Mid Essex CCG wants to hear people’s views on this consultation and is encouraging feedback. .  You can complete the survey online via this link you would like help to complete the survey, please email or phone us (details below).

We have arranged a number of drop-in sessions for people to come along and understand the consultation and ask questions. These are as follows:








Wed 11th Nov 2015

Braintree Community Centre, Hollywood, 19-21 Bocking End,  Braintree, CM7 9AH



Mon 16th Nov 2015

Main Hall, Maltings Academy, Spinks Ln, Witham,  CM8 1EP


Thur 19th Nov 2015

Springfield Parish Council, St Augustine’s Way, Chelmsford, CM1 6GX


Mon 23rd Nov 2015

Conference Room, Champions Manor Hall, Hullbridge Rd, South Woodham Ferrers, ,  CM3 5LJ


Mon 30th Nov 2015

Main Hall, Maldon Town Council, Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4PZ


Thurs 3rd Dec 2015

St Cedd’s Hall, Chapter House, Cathedral Walk, Chelmsford, CM1 1NX


Please let us know if you would like to attend a drop-in session. Alternatively, if you have any questions about this consultation, please contact Linda Williams at Enable East on 01206 287501 or email

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