4. Health and Welfare

Your Vision

The provision of a range of health and welfare services for Ruddington residents of all ages with improved access to medical services.

Action
4.1 Refer to GP surgeries to determine the feasibility of a travelling NHS chiropody service
Priority High Timescale 6 months
Lead Body VPSG Support Both GP Suregeries
Action
4.2 Consult the Dental Board about providing an NHS dentist in the village
Priority Medium Timescale 3 months
Lead Body VPSG Support  
Action
4.3 Contact Rushcliffe Carers' Federation to ask if their services could be extended to include Ruddington
Priority Medium Timescale 3 months
Lead Body VPSG Support  
38%
would consider a consultation with their GP over Skype
Action
4.4 Forward the results about the GP Skype consultation to local surgeries
Priority Medium Timescale Immediate
Lead Body VPSG Support  
83%
said there should be a drop-off point on Church Street to allow people with restricted mobility to access the surgeries
Action
4.5 Suggest to Nottinghamshire County Council Highways department that the area to the right of the disabled parking space in front of the surgery should be a safe dropping-off area for those who have mobility problems, but are not blue badge holders
Priority High Timescale 6 months
Lead Body NCC Highways Support VPSG
54%
wanted the Community Bus service extended
Action
4.6 Investigate extending the scope of the Community Bus Service
Priority Medium Timescale 6 months
Lead Body VPSG, RPC Support publicise existing NCC bus services
82%
thought that public toilet facilities in the village were inadequate
Action
4.7 Investigate the possibility of more public toilet facilities, possibly provided on a pay-to-use basis
Priority High Timescale 5 years
Lead Body RPC, RBC Support RPC
Action
4.8 Create external signage for the community toilets at St Peter's Rooms
Priority High Timescale 6 months
Lead Body RPC Support  
60%
wanted there to be an Emergency Plan for the village in case of a major disaster
Action
4.9 Investigate developing and implementing an Emergency Plan for Ruddington
Priority High Timescale 12 months
Lead Body RPC, VPSG Support RBC,NCC,RCAN