Public welcome at November CCG meeting

Southport and Formby Clinical commissioning group (CCG) in Sefton is encouraging anyone with an interest to go along to their November governing body meetings.

The CCG hold governing body meetings every two months in public, so people can hear them discussing and making decisions about local health services.

Doctors, nurses and other health professionals who make up the committee will discuss a range of issues including the performance of the services they commission, like hospitals and community care.

Rob Caudwell, local GP and NHS Southport and Formby CCG chair, said:

“We invite the public along to this formal meeting to listen to the CCG’s plans. Residents also get the chance to ask any questions they have before the meeting gets underway.”

The NHS Southport and Formby CCG meeting will take place on Wednesday 1 November at the Family Life Centre, Ash St, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 6JH, at 1.00pm

Papers will be available here beforehand: www.southportandformbyccg.nhs.uk/about-us/governing-body/governing-body-meetings

Anyone who is interested in attending is asked to call 0151 247 7000 to confirm their attendance.

Note:

NHS Southport and Formby CCG have been responsible for buying or ‘commissioning’ the majority of local health services since 1 April 2013, when primary care trusts were abolished.

NHS Southport and Formby CCG’s membership is made up of 19 GP practices.

You can gain a flavour of the open nature of our local CCG from this video compilation of views and comments following  recent 'Big Chat' events.

 


Formby Parish Council Agendas, Minutes and Documents

Have you ever wondered what Formby Parish Council members do? 

There are 15 elected members of the Council. They serve for 4 years and the whole Council is elected as a block once every four years, although casual vacancies can occur and these are filled either with a by-election or co-option. They meet every month in Formby Library, except during the August break.

Here's a short video on how to read the agendas, minutes and documents.

 

#formbyfirstmicrovideos FormbyFirst-YouTube-Header-Gif

 


Sefton Council in Discussions With National Trust Over Land Transfer at Formby Point

Listen to Sefton Council and the National Trust speakers as they explain the proposed transfer of land around Formby Point.

Sefton Council has just released this short video featuring Councillor Paul Cummins of Sefton Council and Rebecca Burton of the National Trust.

They explain what the proposal is about and the sort of benefits they hope to achieve.

 


NT Woodland Live

 


'Coastal Squeeze' and how it affects Formby

Formby is the fastest eroding property in the Trust’s care.

The Trust is working with partners to adapt to the rapid and long term changes this stretch of coastline is experiencing to protect both landscape and wildlife.

For the full report go to https:www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shiftingshores

This video was published in November 2015 and features travel writer Simon Calder. It's been viewed just over 4500 times, that's about half the number of houses in Formby. Perhaps it needs a wider audience, sooner rather than later.

Shifting Sands Formby Live


Something for the weekend?

Are you worried about your health?

Do you want to lose weight, start some exercise, it doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg? Sefton Council have provided lot's of outdoor Green Gym equipment across the Borough.

And you don't need lessons on using the equipment here's some advice from Sefton on one of the common green Gym machines. The Cross Rider. Enjoy.

Cross Rider Live


Southport Hospital Future Debated in Parliament

Southport MP Dr. John Pugh led a debate yesterday in Parliament over reports concerning the future of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital

Yesterday's social media was full of comments and reports that the future of the Southport and Ormskirk Hospital is threatened by the Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

Here's the debate as broadcast by Parliament TV.

 

Hospital Future Debate Live