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Worcester News Article – 5th November

Children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing is an issue often in the news, due to the increasing numbers experiencing these issues and the increased pressure on services to provide the support required. At Healthwatch Worcestershire it has been a key area of work for a number of years, due to concerns raised…

Worcester News Article – 22nd October

On Friday 12th October we held our Public Board Meeting in Pershore. During this meeting we discussed our work on Stroke Services. We had previously written to the Accountable Officer of the three Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) asking for assurance on the Quality and Safety of the current Stroke Services. Unfortunately, this assurance was…

Worcester News Article – 8th October

Healthwatch’s activities over the last 2 weeks have brought home to me how varied Healthwatch’s work is; from attending formal meetings with leaders of the county’s health and social care system, learning about the public’s experiences of services at community events, and raising local issues of national importance at Healthwatch England’s Annual Conference. We attended…

Bowel Cancer UK – Lynch Syndrome

Bowel Cancer UK is the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. They are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. They enable and fund research, provide information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and…

Woodrow Medical Centre

Patients at Woodrow Medical Centre in Redditch will have received a letter letting them know that this surgery will close on 31st December 2018. Patients are being advised to register with another GP practice. The following GP practices in Redditch have said that they are able to register patients from Woodrow Medical Centre GP Practice:…