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Worcester News Article – 22nd February

Our role at Healthwatch is to ensure that patients, service users, carers and members of the public are able to give feedback and influence the way in which local health and social care services are run. Covid-19 has changed how we live our life and how services operate in lots of ways, so it is…

Peter Pinfield – Worcester News – 8th February 2021

It was with great sadness that last week we had to announce that Peter Pinfield, Healthwatch Worcestershire’s Chairman died on 29 January, aged 73. Peter had been a Director and the Chair of Healthwatch Worcestershire since 2013 when it was commissioned by the County Council to deliver local Healthwatch services in Worcestershire as part of…

Worcester News Article – 25th January

Last week at our online Public Board Meeting we received some very informative updates from Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust and NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which can all be watched on our YouTube channel or via our website. Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust gave us an…

Worcester News Article – 11th January

The start of 2021 brings yet more challenges for us all with the increase in cases of Covid-19 and return to lockdown. We also recognise the pressures this is placing on our health and social care services, in addition to the huge undertaking of rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations. Vaccinations have already begun in Worcestershire. The…

Worcester News Article – 14th December

This will be our final column of 2020 from Healthwatch Worcestershire. This year the NHS and care services have faced unprecedented challenges and changes, as we all have. At Healthwatch we have also had to adapt our ways of working to ensure that we have continued to hear your feedback and experiences of local services….