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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…

Worcester News Article – 13th July

Last week saw the launch of a national campaign by the Care Quality Commission, and Healthwatch England. They have joined forces to launch ‘Because We All Care’, which aims to help services identify and address quality issues, as well as support patients in response to Covid-19, by encouraging people to share feedback about their experiences…

Worcester News Article – 29th June

Last week was due to be our Annual Conference, which due to the current restrictions has been postponed, so instead we held an online Annual General Meeting via Zoom. The focus of the meeting was our Annual Report and how we have responded as an organisation and adapted our upcoming work due to Covid-19. Our…

Worcester News Article – 15th June

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of what we do at Healthwatch Worcestershire. We are committed to actively working to break down stereotypes, remove barriers, give a voice to those who are seldom heard and ensuring equality of opportunity for all when accessing local health and social care services. Public Health England has published…

Worcester News Article – 1st June

Last week we held our second online Public Board Meeting via Zoom. Dr Ian Tait and Simon Trickett, the Chair and Chief Executive of NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) attended to talk about the plans for the recovery and restoration of local NHS services due to Covid-19. As well as detailing the…