Practical guides to help disabled patients to access GP online services have been published by NHS England. These guides are aimed at supporting people with sight loss, hearing loss, autism or learning disabilities.
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The government has published proposals to improve mental health support for children and young people in England - Over £300 million has been made available to fund them.Read full article
All providers of NHS and publically-funded adult social care must follow the Accessible Information Standard. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is looking at how the services they inspect are meeting the standard.Read full article
The results of the second children and young people’s survey reveal what over 34,000 children and young people under the age of 16 and their parents and carers said about the hospital care they received during November and December 2016. Overall 91% of children and young people aged 8-15 who tooRead full article
The Care Quality Commission has published the latest inspection for Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust rating them as Requires improvement.
Simon Gilby, Trust Chief Executive, said:Read full article
We have published a report which looks at patient centred communication on hospital wards. During these visits we recorded observations and spoke to 72 patients, 24 staff and 11 relatives using guided interview techniques and distributed visitor surveys.Read full article
There are rising numbers of patients who need hospital care, whether in an accident and emergency department, for cancer treatment or for planned operations and care, such as knee and hip replacements. For each area there are strict targets local services are expected to meet across the UK.Read full article
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NHS England have announced a new set of performance targets for the ambulance service which will apply to all 999 calls for the first time.Read full article
Healthwatch Coventry has been shortlisted for a national award that celebrates the difference local Healthwatch have made to health and social care in the past year. Chosen from over 150 entries, we has been shortlisted for our work on gathering local peoples’ views about community pharmacy.Read full article