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Worcester News Article – 14th January

Happy New Year from everyone at Healthwatch Worcestershire! Well done to our latest winner of a Fitbit Blaze in our December Facebook Prize Draw. We have been running the competition to help promote our current survey about mental health services for children and young people. There is still time to tell us about your experiences…

Worcester News Article – 17th December

We took part in the recent Autism Strategy engagement event at County Hall, presenting the key findings from our Autism Spectrum Conditions report and highlighting the issues raised with us by people with Autism and their carers that need to be included in Worcestershire’s updated Autism Strategy. We are continuing to gather feedback about experiences…

Worcester News Article – 19th November

On Friday 9 November Healthwatch held its Board meeting at Bromsgrove Methodist Church. As usual our Board had a lot of issues to consider, all of which relate to the health and care of patients and the public in Worcestershire. At our previous Board meeting in October we heard from a member of the public…

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…