To talk to someone about these changes, please ring 01707 361269 or you could ask your friend, key worker or one of your family to read this leaflet to you. If you want to let us know what you think, you can write to us at: The Consultation Officer FREEPOST Charter House Parkway Welwyn Garden City AL8 6BR Or email: Easy read leaflet firstname.lastname@example.org Talking about health services near to where you live Doctors and nurses are asking people what Making it possible for your doctor and the they think about ideas to make changes to people that work at the surgery to give you some health services in Hertfordshire. more health services closer to where you live. They are asking about: What hospital you go to if you are very ill These are just some of the changes that and have to travel there in an ambulance doctors and nurses want to happen. What hospital you go to if you have to have an operation They think that making these changes will Where you go if you have to have a test like mean that patients who live in Hertfordshire an X-ray will get better health services. They would like to know what you think about Because these doctors and nurses want to their ideas. talk to lots of people about their plans, they What are these possible changes? are holding some meetings so that they can explain how these changes could affect you. They are: Changing things in hospitals. This might If you want to go to one of these meetings or mean that if you had a heart attack you would like to talk to or write to someone might go to one hospital. But if you cut about what these changes could mean contact your finger and needed stitches then you details can be found over the page. would go to a different one.