News

Friday, 26 October 2018 - 11:36am

NHS England Midlands & East (West Midlands) is reviewing the dental services they have in their area – in particular orthodontics – and would like to hear your views or experiences of these services.

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Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 10:04am

This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 12:04pm

Brian Loftus, Public Governor for Coventry, was elected by the Council of Governors and commenced his new post from September 2018.  Brian, who has been a Public Governor since 2013, takes over from Helen Youds who stepped down due to her retirement earlier in the year.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:43am

The Local Government Association has issued an alternative Social Care Green Paper and consultation to encourage people and organisations from across society to share their views on what the future of social care should look like.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:29am

Healthwatch England have published a report which looks at the views and experiences of 5,447 people who have had conversations with the Healthwatch network. 

Key findings show:

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Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 3:08pm

Have you got the passion to ensure patient and public voices are heard? We are recruiting a Chair to champion the public’s interests,  influence decision makers and ensure that the Healthwatch Steering Group is effective. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 28 November 2018.

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Friday, 5 October 2018 - 1:51pm

We could have the role for you! Healthwatch gather information from members of the public at a variety of stands, whether it be through a survey or just having a chat.

We provide training, support and out of pocket expenses for volunteers.

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Friday, 5 October 2018 - 1:45pm

Can you help us to work to put patients and the public at the heart of NHS and care services?

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Monday, 1 October 2018 - 10:38am

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling for new national guidance to improve the sexual safety of people and staff on mental health wards, following analysis of how mental health trusts in England report sexual incidents.

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 9:41am

Bowel Cancer UK is calling on the Chancellor and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to work together to ensure funding is properly allocated and ring fenced to tackle NHS staff shortages ahead of the Government’s budget announcement in November.

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