Bexley Care MSK Service, 07.10.20

On 7 October 2020, we enjoyed a virtual visit to our Bexley Care services.

We were welcomed by Sarah Burchell, Service Director and Heather Ritchie, Service Lead and Operational Manager for Bexley Integrated MSK Service who gave us an overview of the MSK service in Bexley.

The following Governors attended

Tina Strack, Service User/Carer Governor, Bexley Adult
Sue Hardy, Public Governor, Bexley
Richard Diment, Lead Governor and Appointed Governor, Bexley Council
Margaret Cunningham, Public Governor, Bromley
Vicky Smith, Staff Governor, Corporate & Partners

Our Governors said...

"I was particularly interested in yesterday's meeting as I am now under the care of Bexley MSK. So far I have only good things to say about them. I have had two telephone appointments with them already and the first came within 2 weeks of being referred. Listening to Heather gave me great hope about the whole service and I look forward to being a regular patient!"
Sue Hardy, Public Governor, Bexley

"This was a really interesting and helpful session. I think it was good to focus on a particular service as it meant we could go into a lot of detail in a relatively short time. It was also good to hear from - and question - clinicians at the sharp end. Holding meetings virtually works well for this type of briefing."
Richard Diment, Lead Governor and Appointed Governor, Bexley Council

"Thank you for such an inspiring talk on your service, it was really lovely to see someone so passionate about their service with clear goals and aspirations."
Vicky Smith, Staff Governor, Corporate & Partners

"This was one of the best service directors' presentations I have attended.  Heather Richie gave a clear and enthusiastic account of the scope of MSK's work, with possible developments, and benefits already flowing from COVID ways of working.  I learnt a lot."
Margaret Cunningham, Public Governor, Bromley