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Along with Herefordshire Mencap, Healthwatch Herefordshire identified a need for those with a learning disability to have a bigger say in what matters to them. We also identified a need for the development of a larger pool of people with learning…
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people's behaviour and Healthwatch is keen to listen to the experiences of people living with the condition in Herefordshire. We are also keen to listen to the experiences…
Healthwatch Herefordshire wants to listen to the views of people with a learning disability. We particularly want to understand their views on annual health checks and Covid vaccinations.
Anyone with a learning disability over the age of 14 is entitled to an annual health check. An annual health enables health issues to be identified…
We are working with Wye Valley Trust to understand why so many patients miss their appointments and are therefore recorded as a DNA (Did Not Attend).
A missed appointment costs the NHS approximately £144 and between April 2022 and January 2023, a total of 18,394 appointments were missed. The lack…
Healthwatch Herefordshire is looking to engage with carers in the county so that their lived experience can influence the Carers Strategy Review.
The continuing cost of living crisis is adversely affecting people's physical and mental wellbeing, with vulnerable people and those on lower…
We are delighted to welcome our new Chair, Andy Watts to the Healthwatch team. Andy has extensive experience of the local health and care system…
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Together with Mencap, Healthwatch Herefordshire identified a need for those with a learning disability to have a bugger say in what matters to them. We also identified a need for the development of a larger pool of people with learning disabilities for services to consult with.
Healthwatch Herefordshire carried out this project in partnership with Wye Valley Trust to gather the views and experiences of Herefordshire people that have experienced Cancer treatment in Herefordshire.