As part of our service co-design work we have worked with patients and service users to review and improve a number of local services including the development of a new autism pathway across Merton. We met over 50parents and families from groups such as Kids First and local schools to gain an understanding of how to improve services for those with autism. As a result of this engagement and feedback their views were used by commissioners to help design the new autism pathway.
Pictured are members of Kids First and Merton Council who met to discuss the new pathway (Summer 2018)
We also spoke to individuals with diabetes to gain an understanding of their experiences how they control their condition. This innovative project involves 15 individuals pairing up with members of the Health and Wellbeing Board to help change the way diabetes services are delivered in Merton and improve the clinical outcomes for patients.