Consultations2018-08-09T12:17:01+00:00

Open consultations

Participation and Engagement Strategy

We’ve worked with partners to develop a draft Participation and Engagement Strategy. Our aim is to ensure that people and communities in North Ayrshire are supported to have their say on local health and social care issues, and have the opportunity to be involved in local decision making.

Doing what matters, together is our draft Participation and Engagement Strategy 2018-21 (click here to read the strategy online)

The consultation is open from Friday 6 July and will close on Friday 17 August 2018.

  • We are keen to hear your views, you can access the online questionnaire by clicking here
  • Paper copies of the draft strategy (and accompanying questionnaire) are available at your local North Ayrshire library.
  • If you live in North Ayrshire and would like us to send you a paper copy and questionnaire, please email whatmatterstoyou@north-ayrshire.gov.uk or call 01294 317843.

We will use all of the feedback to inform our final strategy.

Ayrshire Mental Health Conversations

We’re working in partnership with East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership to develop a mental health strategy for Ayrshire and Arran.

We’re engaging with a wide range of voices in the design and content of the new strategy. Our aim is to ensure the Ayrshire Mental Health Strategy includes the views of people who use services, their family members, carers, the local workforce and people and communities in Ayrshire. We welcome everyone’s input and opinions.

The engagement period is from Wednesday 1 August until Monday 17 September 2018.

  • We are keen to hear your views, you can access the online questionnaire by clicking here
  • Paper copies of the questionnaire are available at your local North Ayrshire library.
  • If you live in North Ayrshire and would like us to send you a paper copy of the questionnaire, please email gavinpaterson@north-ayrshire.gov.uk or call 01294 317843.
  • We’re having public face-to-face conversations with local people about mental health services on:
    Tuesday 11 September (2-3.30pm and 5-6.30pm at Volunteer Rooms, Irvine)
    Thursday 13 September (2-3.30pm and 5-6.30pm at Walker Hall, Kilbirnie)
    Friday 14 September (2-3.30pm and 5-6.30pm at Saltcoats Town Hall)
  • Partner organisations will also be hosting their own conversations with people who currently access mental health services, their carers and families. If you’d like to hold your own mental health conversation, please contact gavinpaterson@north-ayrshire.gov.uk (01294 317843) for a copy of our engagement pack. This includes how to host a conversation and how to capture people’s responses.

We will use all of the feedback to inform the final Ayrshire Mental Health Strategy.

Closed consultations

Draft Strategic Plan 2018-21 outlined our health and social care pledges and actions for 2018-2021.
Consultation period: 9 January-16 February 2018

  • We received 207 responses to our draft strategic plan online questionnaire.
  • We engaged with 157 people via face-to-face strategic plan engagement events.
  • We analyzed and incorporated people’s feedback, where possible, into our final published strategic plan, Let’s deliver care together.
  • We published a separate document with all the feedback we received, You said, we did (and we didn’t).