Consultations and surveys

Find below a number of consultations and surveys for you to share your views and experiences of services, strategies, plans, priorities and other documentations, all related to mental health.

Priorities for Bristol City Council’s budget

Over the next three years, Bristol City Council needs to save £60million from its budget for day-to-day services. More information available here.

An online simulator has been created for you to suggest where the council could make savings and understand their likely impacts.

Deadline: Friday 19th August 2016


Transition from children’s to adult’s services

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is requesting responses to a draft quality standard focusing on transition of young people from children’s to adult’s health and social care services. This quality standard will cover all young people (aged up to 25) using children’s health and social care services who are due to make the transition to adults’ services. It will include young people with mental health problems; disabilities; long-term, life-limiting or complex needs; and those in local authority care. More information can be found here.

Deadline: 5pm, Monday 22nd August 2016


Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is requesting responses to a draft quality standard focusing on improving health and wellbeing through community engagement. This quality standard will cover community engagement approaches to improve health and wellbeing, reduce health inequalities and initiatives to change health behaviours. More information available here.

Deadline: 5pm, Monday 22nd August 2016


Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Priorities Consultation

A key part of the role of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is to set priorities for the area in the Police and Crime Plan, which will cover the period 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2021. You can share your views, here.

Deadline: 30th August 2016


Mental health problems with learning disability

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is requesting responses to a draft quality standard focusing on people with mental health problems with a learning disability. This quality standard will cover the prevention, assessment and management of mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in health, social care, educational, forensic and criminal justice settings. It will also cover family members, carers and care workers. More information available here.

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 2nd September 2016


New health data security standards and consent/opt-out model

This consultation seeks views on the proposed data security standards and the consent/opt-outs model from health and care professionals and organisations and the public. This follows the independent review of data security, consent and opt-outs by National Data Guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott. More information available here.

Deadline: 11.45pm, Wednesday 7th September 2016


Suicide Prevention Inquiry

The Health Committee is undertaking an inquiry into improving suicide prevention in England. To make a submission, click ‘Send a written submission’ button on the website.

Deadline: Friday 9th September 2016


Commissioning homelessness prevention services

Bristol City Council is consulting on a new draft young people’s housing and independence pathway plan. You can fill out the council’s online survey, here.

Deadline: 17th October 2016


Disability Related Expenditure survey

Bristol City Council is seeking feedback on its Disability Related Expenditure (DRE) for 2016-17. If you would like to feedback, please follow the link, here.


Feedback about St Mungo’s Sanctuary

Revolving Doors is evaluating the Sanctuary service in Bristol, and wants to hear from people who have used the service in the last year. If you have, please fill out the short survey here, or contact lucy.terry@revolving-doors.org.uk if you have any questions.


Self Injury Support Survey

National charity Self Injury Support is wanting to develop more information about hearing voices, and is seeking to gather the views of as many people with personal experience as possible. The survey can be done anonymously and the information is confidential.