Four public meetings in Peterborough this week to influence future of NHS trust

Minor Illness and Injury Unit at the Peterborough City Care Centre ENGEMN00120130110142349
Minor Illness and Injury Unit at the Peterborough City Care Centre ENGEMN00120130110142349
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Have your say

The views of the Peterborough public are needed to help shape an NHS consultation.

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) is in the process of becoming an NHS foundation trust. The Trust undertook a robust consultation in 2012 on this with key stakeholders, members and the public.

Since this consultation, LCHS has developed a portfolio of services and now delivers services outside of Lincolnshire. To better represent the communities where LCHS delivers healthcare services, the Trust is now consulting on having a public out of county constituency.

The largest out of county service for LCHS is the Minor Illness and Injury Unit based at the city care centre in Peterborough. To reflect this LCHS is now asking key partners, colleagues and residents of Peterborough for their views on this and the organisation’s plans to become a foundation trust.

To have your say you can complete a short survey on the LCHS website under the Get Involved section (www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk/content/consultation-becoming-nhs-foundation-trust) or attend one of the public events on Thursday, April 14 2016 in the following locations.

10am–11am National Centre for Deaf Blind UK Conference Centre, Cygnet Road, Hampton Vale, Peterborough, PE7 8FD

12.30pm–1.30pm Wittering Parish Hall, Harvey Close, Wittering, PE8 6HL

3pm–4pm St Johns Church Hall, Church Street, Cathedral Square, Peterborough, PE1 1XB

5.30pm–6.30pm Manor Farm Community Centre, 70 High Street, Eye, PE6 7UY

For more information please contact the LCHS membership team on 01522 308857