Make new PALS at road­shows

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News Breif -

NHS Cam­bridgeshire is en­cour­ag­ing mem­bers of the pub­lic to take ad­van­tage of the ser­vices pro­vided by Pa­tient Ad­vice and Li­ai­son Ser­vices (PALS).

It is pro­mot­ing the com­pletely con­fi­den­tial ser­vice to help pa­tients, car­ers and mem­bers of the pub­lic who need ad­vice through­out the sum­mer dur­ing a num­ber of road­show events.

These road­shows are from 8.30am to 3pm on June 18 at Chat­teris Mar­ket, on July 7 at Whit­tle­sey Mar­ket and on July 15 at Wis­bech Mar­ket.

The ser­vice ad­vises and sup­ports pa­tients, their fam­i­lies and car­ers, pro­vides in­for­ma­tion on NHS ser­vices as well as lis­tens to con­cerns and helps sort out prob­lems quickly on their be­half.

As­sis­tant di­rec­tor of pa­tient ex­pe­ri­ence and pub­lic en­gage­ment at NHS Cam­bridgeshire, Sue Last said: “The PALS team is here to help mem­bers of the pub­lic.

“We of­fer a free and con­fi­den­tial ser­vice and can help you find a lo­cal ser­vice, for ex­am­ple a GP or den­tist, of­fer ad­vice if you have a prob­lem with any health re­lated treat­ments you are re­ceiv­ing or need help to re­solve an is­sue.

“I would en­cour­age peo­ple to use PALS be­cause they can help you make the most of your lo­cal ser­vices. We would en­cour­age peo­ple to come along to one of our road­show events planned this sum­mer to find out more about our ser­vices and how we can help lo­cal peo­ple.”

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