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Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 4:16pm

The Department of Health and Social Care are currently working on a Green Paper to put forward proposals for the future of social care.

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 9:42am

NHS England has announced plans to recruit and deploy hundreds of pharmacists into care homes to help reduce overmedication and cut unnecessary hospital stays.  Elderly care home residents often have one or more long-term health conditions, such as dementia, hypertension, diabetes or heart diseas

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Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 12:25pm

The Care Quality Commission has published its findings following a review of health and social care services in Coventry.  This report is one of 20 targeted local system reviews looking specifically at how older people move through the health and social care system, with a focus on how services w

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Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 3:25pm

People who currently receive a personal health budget or integrated personal budget (combining health and social care funding) are invited to share their experiences in a survey being run by NHS England.

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Tuesday, 7 November 2017 - 12:33pm

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.

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Monday, 3 July 2017 - 12:08pm

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.

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Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 4:32pm

We have published our report on tenants’ experiences of changing accommodation due to closures of Housing with Care Schemes. Most tenants felt they had enough choice and control generally, in terms of pace the move was going at and feeling able to say ‘no’ if they needed to, but some felt they di

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013 - 12:28pm

Healthwatch Coventry and Healthwatch Warwickshire have worked together to provide NHS and social care organisations with a simple 9 step guide to use when talking to patients, service users, carers and the public to consult or gther feedback and views on services. The Charter was developed after

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