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Here you can find out all of the Citizens’ Panel events currently scheduled.

Future Events


  • The future of the care home service. Invitation to service users and carers from the Council and Commissioners – come to a workshop on the 7th June between 2 – 4.30pm to talk about the future of the care home service.

Details here:Home Care service user and carer invite 070618


  • Help shape the future of community mental health services in B&NES.  As part of the Mental Health Review Bath and North East Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group and BANES Council are holding a series of workshops for people who use services, those who deliver services and interested members of the public on:

5th June – How can community mental health services work better together?

13th June – How can we improve transitions from child to adult community mental health services?  How can we improve co-ordination across mental, physical, social and wellbeing services in the community? How can we support people who use mental health services to access meaningful occupation, including employment, training and education? How can we support people who are experiencing acute mental health crisis and prevent people’s needs from escalating to this point?

18th June – further opportunity to share your views on any or all of the mental health review topics.

For further details and to sign up for any of the workshops click here:180516 Mental health awareness week – consultation dates

Previous Events

  • November 2017. Citizens’ Panel members were invited to meet with Francesca Riches, Deputy Head of Transformation to discuss progress with the transformation plans. Attendees were also able to give feedback on how the Citizens’ Panel have been working for them.
  • April 2018 Citizens’ Panel members met with Joanna Scammell, Head of Transformation, to hear about the priorities for the next year of the Transformation Programme for BANES. Panel members also did some user testing of mobile devices – a laptop and a tablet – as part of the roll-out of staff mobile working.