BRIDGE Forum November 2021 Snapshot

Nov 25, 2021 | BRIDGE Forum, News, Newsletter

BRIDGE stands for: Bridging Resources Information Direction Guidance for Everyone

The purpose of this meeting is to share regular information across all sectors, identify issues encountered and discuss how we can work collaboratively in a connected and integrated way to help improve the pathways into services for Wirral residents.

Please see below for a snapshot of the key messages shared at the October BRIDGE Forums – the full notes are attached at the end of the article.


Mike Chantler – Wirral CCG – COVID-19 and Urgent Care updates

Gary Rickwood – Public Health – Flu vaccination campaign

Louise Harland-Davies – Wirral Council – Community Champions

Patric Rogers – Wirral Council – Zillo

Hayley Brown – National Autistic Society – Autism diagnosis services project

Jayne Marshall – Community Care Market – Frailty strategy

Adam Hughes – Healthwatch Wirral – introduction!

All – Info sharing

Mike Chantler – Wirral CCG

Key messages

Gary Rickwood – Flu vaccines

Key messages

Louise Harland-Davies – Community Champions

Key messages

Patric Rogers – Zillo and Wirral Sandbox

Key messages

  • Zillo is a new co-produced website for and by young people on Wirral –
  • Wirral Sandbox is for professionals or anyone working with young people to help smooth referral process:
  • Get in touch with Patric to make sure your services/projects/events are listed, or to discuss young people getting involved with Zillo: [email protected]

Hayley Brown – National Autistic Society

Key messages

Jayne Marshall – Lead Commissioner for Community Care Market – Frailty Strategy

Key messages

  • A new Frailty Strategy will soon be published and shared via BRIDGE to support NHS services with their new duty to identify frailty from next year

Adam Hughes – Healthwatch Wirral

Key messages

  • Get in touch with Adam to find out more about Spare 5 and Enter and View training: [email protected]


  • Yunus Mogra, NWAS – NHS 111 is there to support – now has nearly 65 MH practitioners in NW (up from 9 earlier in the year)
  • Restart a Heart – survival rates of cardiac arrest in hospital are only 1 in 15; lots of work in communities to make sure defibrillators are available BUT they’re not always registered
  • Go on to The Circuit if you’re aware of/a guardian of one to make sure it’s registered:

November BRIDGE notes – full

November BRIDGE notes – full – PDF

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