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Friday, 25 May 2018 - 11:07am

Diabetes UK is working with the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) to help people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes become healthier and avoid the condition. It's the first national programme to do this.

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Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 10:13am

Healthwatch Coventry welcomes people from all local communities everywhere in the city, to come along to find out about some of the work we do to try to make services better for us all, this is your Healthwatch.

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Monday, 14 May 2018 - 4:09pm

In October 2017 the Government commissioned an independent review of the Mental Health Act. The review makes recommendations for improvement in relation to rising detention rates and racial disparities in detention.

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Monday, 14 May 2018 - 4:00pm

The Care Quality Commission has announced its new Chief Executive, Ian Trenholm. Ian has been Chief Executive of NHS Blood and Transplant since 2014 and will take over from Sir David Behan in July.

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Monday, 14 May 2018 - 12:04pm

In 2015 the Care Quality Commission introduced their new comprehensive inspection programme for independent acute hospitals.

As of 2 January 2018 the CQC rated 62% of independent hospitals as good and 8% as outstanding. They found the greatest concerns in safety and leadership.

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Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 9:47am

With more than a quarter of a million people living in care homes and 673,000 adults relying on social care support to live independently, it’s vital that people are able to get the best out of social care.

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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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