The national New Hospital Programme would like to invite you to a 90-minute virtual workshop about your experience of using hospital facilities.
The national New Hospital Programme team are running several patient and public workshops during 2023 and 2024 to hear about your experiences using hospital services to help improve the designs and layout of future hospitals. This is to ensure those who use our hospitals are at the heart of the decisions being made.
They are also working with hospital clinicians, estates teams, digital – information and technology – and workforce colleagues, health regulators, the Royal Colleges, and other professional bodies, as well as public and patient experience groups, to ensure the best designs and clinical standards for all our hospitals are created.
Who this workshop is for
You are invited to join the workshop if you have had recent experience of:
- Being a patient in an NHS hospital
- Experienced caring for a loved one who has been a patient in an NHS hospital.
This workshop is to hear about your experience of using hospital facilities for example, the provision of:
- Food including catering
- Faith and reflection areas
- Laundry and linen.
About the workshop
At the workshop, there will be a summary and update on the national New Hospital Programme. You will also be invited to share your thoughts as a user of our health service. Your opinions will be taken forward for further discussion to impact the design of new hospitals.
This is a virtual workshop and will be held online using MS Teams on Tuesday 5 December 2023.
You can choose from two 90-minute sessions:
- Afternoon workshop session: 1 to 2.30pm
- Evening workshop session: 6 to 7.30pm
How to book your place
To book your place at this workshop session, please register online for the national NHP workshop here.
When you book you will be able to choose your preferred time (afternoon or evening). You will also be able to indicate if you have any accessibility or support needs. It would be appreciated too if you could complete the demographic questions to help ensure the national NHP team are able to consider equality, diversity and inclusivity requirements and make sure different groups of people are represented.
You will receive a confirmation of your booking seven days before the workshop, and the national NHP team will send you the Microsoft Teams link and any prior reading material where required.
Closing date to register: Tuesday 28 November 2023.
If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about the workshop or need help with booking your place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that this is not a paid activity. It is classed as a role 3 opportunity under the NHS' Patient Public Voice Partner Policy.