Accident & Emergency has been chosen as a priority for us to focus on in 2017-18.
We will be in the county hospital from the end of January 2018 to Mid March talking to patients to gather their views to shape service delivery. Read more
Access to GP's was the most voted for topic for Healthwatch to work on in 2017-18.
From July to October 2017 we have undertaken engagement work, events and online surveys to gather a wide range of views on this topic. This work will be published here in January 2018. Read more
In 2017-18 the public voted that Healthwatch should focus on healthy living, public health & prevention, dental health and obesity.
Our project on this topic is running from November 2017 to the end of January 2018. Find out more and take the survey. Read more
End of life and palliative care was chosen as one of our six work priority topics for 2017-18.
In September - November 2017 we held focus groups with people who have experience of the end of life and palliative care choices for patients and carers. Our report will be published here in January 2018. Read more
Living with complex and multiple conditions was a topic that the public voted Healthwatch should work on in 2017-18.
We will be undertaking this work from February-April 2018. If you would like to be involved please contact us. Read more
In 2017 the public voted for this topic to be one of our six priority areas of work.
The way that people are assessed for care & support by the local authority has recently changed, so we will be gathering feedback about the new process. We will be hearing from people who have had new assessments and reviews of their current care plans. We will be working on this project from January- March 2018. Read more