Talkback patient newsletter and Social Media

Basildon and Brentwood CCG produces a patient newsletter, Talkback, which highlights key projects and health campaigns. Members of our Patient and Community Reference Group (PCRG) are encouraged to contribute articles.

For example, PCRG member Marion Wilson highlighted the issue of loneliness, its impact on public health and how national and Essex-wide campaigns are working to tackle loneliness.

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Social Media

Basildon and Brentwood uses these social media channels:


We use social media to:

  • Provide health information
  • Promote engagement events
  • Promote patient surveys
  • Reduce stigma
  • Reduce social isolation/exclusion
  • Engage with 'seldom heard groups'
  • Encourage efficient healthcare - the right care for your needs
  • Ask our 'Question of the Month'



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