Folder Your care in the best place. Mid and South Essex STP consultation (2017/2018)
At the CCG Joint Committee meeting on Wednesday 29 November 2017, the committee gave approval to begin the consultation process on proposals for hospital services in mid and south Essex.
The proposed changes include: making improvements to all three A&E departments, developing a new specialist stroke centre, consolidating some inpatient care and moving services from Orsett Hospital to four integrated medical centres across Thurrock.
The consultation closed on Friday 23 March. You can download the consultation outcome documents below.
Update: Referral of Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) consultation and plans to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
The proposals that were recommended following the consultation (Your Care in the Best Place), from the Mid and South Essex STP, are currently on hold while the consultation is referred to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
The decision to refer the consultation and the resulting decisions made by the Joint Committee of the STP, was first made by Southend Borough Council People Scrutiny Committee on 09 October 2018. Thurrock Council’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee voted to refer the plans on 08 November 2018. Further information on Thurrock’s reasons for referral are to be confirmed at a later date.
Details of the Southend Council’s referral letter can be found here.
The CCG Joint Committee response is here.