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URGENT
Part LINk funded Partnership Outreach Pilot to Parents/Carers of Disabled Children Evaluation report Now Out
Farewell LINk Event 14th March 2013, Brighthelm - 10am to 3pm. please contact us to reserve your place.Draft programme here.
New LINk Medication Checklist here

Becoming part of a LINk gives you an opportunity to put your rights into action. You will be able to help plan health and social care services, develop proposals for changes to services and make decisions that may affect how the services operate.

Website Links

Local Health and Social Care
Clicking on the following will take you to external websites. Please note the LINk is not responsible for the content of these websites.

Brighton Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) provides acute care in Royal Sussex County Hospital, Sussex Eye Hospital, Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital etc.
NHS Brighton and Hove (PCT)  responsible for the health and wellbeing of everyone in Brighton and Hove
Brighton City Council provides Social Care Services (commonly known as Social Services)
Sussex Community NHS Trust provide services in:
•    community health
•    child health
•    community hospital
•    rehabilitation
•    specialist
South East Coast Ambulance (SECAMBS) provides ambulance and patient transport
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provide services in:
•    mental health
•    learning disability
So What is Sexual Health (SWiSH) provide sexual health information, also provide the C-Card service for free contraception.



If you live in Sussex (outside of Brighton and Hove), you can find out more about your local LINk: East Sussex and West Sussex



Other Useful Websites


BBC News (Health)
Brighton and Hove City Council
Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service  Works with residents in the area of conflict resolution to build stronger more cohesive local communities.
Care Finder The East Sussex, Brighton & Hove Registered Care Homes Association
Care Quality Commission The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England
Change 4 Life NHS Tools and activities to help you start to eat better and move more
Department of Communities and Local Government Communities and Local Government's vision is to create great places where people want to live, work and raise a family
Department of Health Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals
Department for Work and Pensions  Promoting opportunity and independence for all, help individuals achieve their potential through employment
Department of Health (patient public engagement)
Department for Work and Pensions
Expert Patients Programme
Direct.Gov – Public Services all in one place Public services all in one place
King’s Fund (The) Works to improve health care in the UK by providing research and health policy analysis
Learning Disability Network (The) The network brings together groups and services from across Brighton and Hove to create more opportunities for members of the learning disability community to access work, learning and volunteering opportunities, and leisure facilities
LINks exchange Useful information on LINks
Local Government Ombudsman The Local Government Ombudsman looks at complaints about councils and some other authorities, including education admissions appeal panels
National Black Minority Ethnic BME Patient Programme
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) An independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
NHS Choices Searchable information to make choices about your health
NHS Constitution  
NHS Direct Whenever you need health advice and information
NHS Library (patient public involvement)
Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman
Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS)
Social Information on Disability (SID)
Time to Change Mental health Anti-stigma campaign
UK Public Health Association

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