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Public Panel

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is looking for service users to join its Public Panel, to offer views on patient experience and help make services work better for local people.  

Made up of patients, carers and the general public, the Public Panel will advise the Trust of their lived experience of hospital and community services.

The panel will address a range of topics, including the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre, Children’s Services, waiting lists and management of long-term conditions.

There are a number of ways for panel members to get involved, such as regular meetings (currently taking place online only), surveys and patient information reviews.

Our aim is for the panel to represent the whole patient community. People of any age, race, religion, gender and background are encouraged to get involved.

Actively listening to patient feedback allows us to review the way we offer services and communicate with patients. Hearing first hand experiences means we can learn and adapt for the future.

Deputy Chief Executive at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Michael Wright, said: “Engaging with our patients is vitally important for us to be able to provide the best possible care for our community. Hearing first-hand experiences will allow us to understand the needs of patients, ensuring we are communicating effectively and offering the most appropriate services to support patients and carers.”

If you are, or have been, a patient or carer that has used the services of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, and would like the opportunity to have your ideas and constructive feedback heard, please contact rotherham.patientengagement@nhs.net.

See the upcoming events listed below. We would love to hear from you. If you have been affected by any of these topics, please get in touch.


When Topic Microsoft Teams Link
   

Tuesday 17 May 2022

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 

Information for patients 

Is the information you receive as a patient from us helpful? If you are someone’s carer, do you get given enough information about what is happening to the person you care for? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
Click here to join the meeting  
                

Tuesday 21 June 2022 

Learning Disabilities Week 

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 

Learning disabilities & neuro-minorities - different behavioural conditions e.g. ADHD / Autism-  

Does Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust meet your needs as someone with learning disabilities or as someone with autism or ADHD? If you are someone’s carer, are your needs, and those of the person you care for, met?  

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
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Tuesday 5 July 2022

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 

Caring for the mental health of patients 

We would like to hear from you; does Rotherham Foundation Trust meet your needs as someone with a mental health condition? Or if you are someone’s carer, do you and the person you care for have your needs met? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences, and make suggestions on how things could be improved.

Click here to join the meeting  
   

Tuesday 16 August 2022

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 
 

Waiting lists 

The pandemic has had an impact upon local waiting lists. Does Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust manage waiting lists well? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
Click here to join the meeting  
   

Tuesday 20 September 2022

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 
 

Self-care 

Self-care is an important part of keeping healthy. Does Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust encourage self-care? Is there anything we can do to support you to take care of yourself? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
Click here to join the meeting  
   

Tuesday 18 October 2022 

Menopause Awareness Day 

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 

The Menopause / Menopausal Symptoms 

Going through the menopause impacts people both physically and emotionally. Do Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s services work and support people who are going through the menopause? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
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Tuesday 15 November 2022 

Interfaith and Spirituality Week 

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 

Faith, spirituality and healthcare 

Faith, religion and spirituality is important in many people’s lives. Do Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s services meet the needs of your faith or spirituality? 

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
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Tuesday 13 December 2022

6.30pm – 7.30pm

 
 

Diabetes 

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Rotherham is increasing. We would like to hear your experiences of care from across any of our services, and how we can improve our care to people with diabetes.  

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements.

 
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To be arranged


Urgent and Emergency Care

What is it like being a patient in the Urgent and Emergency Care department (UECC)? Or being a carer of someone who is attending UECC?

Please join us at this event to discuss your experiences and offer suggestions for improvements. 

 
   
     Minutes from previous meetings

 

December 2021

 

Public Panel Minutes - Being on a ward

 

 

February 2022

 

Public Panel Minutes - Long term conditions

 

 

March 2022


Public Panel Minutes - Healthcare for LGBT+

 

 

April 2022

  

 

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
Rotherham
 S60 2UD 

For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

Patient Experience Team
01709 424461
Tell us about your experience
your.experience@nhs.net


Subject Access Requests

Patient Access Team

rgh-tr.sarsteam@nhs.net


Freedom of Information (FOI) requests  
rgh-tr.freedomofinformation@nhs.net