NHS services cannot be designed and delivered without ongoing and meaningful contributions by the very people that own and use those services – our local communities. Engagement can take several forms, from sharing information and getting feedback about the use of health services, to consulting people about changes affecting specific areas, designing, implementing and monitoring services.
Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield (DDES) CCG is committed to engagement being at the heart of its work by aiming to establish positive and constructive relationships with communities, including the CCG workforce, GP practices and other clinical partners.
Our Engagement Team
Our Engagement Strategy
Our Engagement Strategy was developed by the engagement team in partnership with some of our stakeholders to ensure that it had clear objectives that were appropriate for all areas of the community. These partners included Patient Reference Group Chairs, Investing in Children, Healthwatch and East Durham Trust Health Network (on behalf of all three locality Health Networks)
Please read our Engagement Strategy for 2016 – 2019.
Engagement Activities and Reports
Engagement Activities are taking place on a daily basis with patients, partner and stakeholders. The CCG engagement team reports this activity to the Governing Body on a quarterly basis. Here are our Engagement Reports and Evidence Logs .