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Worcester News Article – Monday 21st September

Many will have heard in the national media about difficulties people across the country have been experiencing in accessing testing for Covid-19. Both in terms of the length of time to book and access tests and the distances some people are being required to travel. People have reported similar experiences to us of this locally….

Worcester News Article – 7th September

Last week, with Healthwatch Herefordshire, I participated in a meeting of the Partnership Board of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, which is an NHS led partnership responsible for implementing NHS England’s Long Term Plan in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The Partnership Board provides one of many opportunities for the NHS and its partners in the County…

Worcester News Article – 24th August

Whilst one of our jobs is to hold the local Clinical Commissioning Group to account for involving patients and the public in commissioning health services, we also offer support and I welcomed the conversation we have had with the officer responsible for commissioning diabetes services in Worcestershire. As a diabetic myself I am only too…

Worcester News Article – 10th August

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we have been seeking your experiences of accessing local health and care services. As more services are now resuming and implementing changes to the way they operate, it is still so important that we have your views about how it is working for you, so we can give feedback and raise…

Worcester News Article – 27th July

On 15th July we held our third online Public Board Meeting. We were pleased to be joined again by local voluntary groups and members of the public via Zoom. It was an opportunity for us to give an update on the work we have been doing gathering the experiences of people in Worcestershire during Covid-19…