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Worcester News Article – 24th September

The last couple of weeks have been busy for Healthwatch Worcestershire. On Friday 14th September we held a Public Board Meeting in Evesham Town Hall. The Board and members of the public enjoyed an informative presentation by West Midlands Ambulance Service and had an update on our work, including Stroke Services and Prescribing. It was…

Worcester News Article – 10th September

I have been in Manchester this week attending the NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo. I have been to some very interesting presentations discussing the plans and opportunities the proposed ten-year NHS plan will bring and a presentation Why should we care about Carers? Lead by Prof Jane Cummings Chief Nursing Officer NHS England. You…

Worcester News Article – 27th August

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Healthwatch Worcestershire. Despite the wet weather we spoke to well over 100 people at The Worcester Show on 12th August. People spoke to us about their experiences of using local services and gave us useful feedback about how services could be improved from patient or service user’s…

Worcester News Article – 13th August

The last couple of weeks have been busy at Healthwatch Worcestershire. I was down in London for a Care Quality Commission event which was stressing the importance of involving patients and carers when designing new services and making changes to existing ones. This is called Co-production. The focus was on the integration of health and…

Bulletin – August 2018

Bulletin – August 2018