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Worcester News Article – 16th May

Many people have contacted us over the last year about difficulties accessing NHS Dental treatment. In particular being unable to find a local NHS Dentist who will accept new patients. We are aware that this is an issue across the country and that restrictions on the way in which Dentists have had to operate since…

Worcester News Article – 2nd May 2022

Hospital parking is an issue that has often been raised with us at Healthwatch Worcestershire. Especially in terms of car park capacity and being able to find somewhere to park. At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic all parking charges were suspended. But two years on, from the beginning of April, the suspension was lifted…

NHS England Car Parking Guidance 2022

Read the new guidance for NHS organisations in England about car parking – introduced April 2022 NHS England – Car Parking Guidance 2022

Worcester News – 18th April 2022

A key part of our role at Healthwatch is talking with people from different age groups, backgrounds and communities across Worcestershire, about their experiences of local health and social care services. This ranges from attending large events, to small local community groups and building relationships with individuals who can help us to hear from others…

Worcester News Article – 4th April

We had a packed agenda for our Public Board Meeting on 24th March. Including a presentation from the Chair of the Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults Board of their Annual Report and Worcestershire County Council’s Public Health talking about the current consultation on the new Health and Wellbeing Strategy for the county. We had a valuable discussion…