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The second Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be held in public on Tuesday October 6th at 5pm - please come at 4pm - on the second floor at the Primary Care Centre, above the Walk-in Centre, in Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5JR 

AREveryone is welcome.The main business of the Meeting is to consider the Annual Report for 2014-15.

There will be a presentation reviewing the work of the CCG to date, and looking at our plans for health services in future. There will then be a chance for members of the public to ask questions on any relevant issues.The Chief Finance Officer will lead discussion of the Accounts and financial position.

Please note: the AGM is a meeting of the Board which is held in public, it is not a public meeting.

Please come at 4pm when you can find information about services from the Hospice, Colchester Hospital, the mental health Trust (NEP) and our Health Forum volunteer members. The AGM itself starts at 5pm and is likely to finish around 6.30pm.



Help shape local plans for hearing aid services

We are seeking people’s views on new proposals about the availability of NHS aids for patients living with a minimal hearing loss. The proposals are aimed at ensuring consistency in the way hearing aids are prescribed in the community as well as ensuring the financial sustainability of the service. Please come to one of our public meetings, or complete our online survey: details are on our consultations page and give us your views by 22 October 2015. Thank you.



Quicker Treatment leafletNew guide to local NHS services for urgent treatment

Please have a look, print off and keep our new leaflet guide to local services when you need urgent treatment. Please ask for printed copies by contacting neeccg.enquiries@nhs.net or 01206 286500.

New TUMBLES booklet launched - help prevent people falling over

Essex’s new TUMBLES falls prevention booklet will be launched across the county in September 2015. The booklet provides self- help information for people who are at risk of falls and is proving highly effective guidance for carers. TUMBLES is a collaborative piece of work designed by the our medicines management team with Essex County Council and other health and care professionals.

Tumbles booklet

In the week beginning 21st September there will be several events held across Colchester and Tendring to promote the booklet. Full event details to follow.

Copies of the booklet will be available from GP practices & pharmacies or can be downloaded from the the living well Essex website at:


Please let us know what you think of the TUMBLES booklet at neeccg.enquiries@nhs.net, thank you.

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