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Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 12:22pm

Research from the Care Quality Commission reveals those from a black and minority ethnic (BME) background are less likely than those from a non-BME background to raise concerns about the standard of care they receive.

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 4:20pm

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has put together a guide to help with planning support after being diagnosed with dementia including seven pieces of information you should expect to receive: 

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - 11:04am

We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has shared their feedback with us about the local implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan. In total 332 people shared their views through surveys and focus groups.

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 11:34am

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, according to analysis of the 2018 British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey published by the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

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Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 1:39pm

An average patient will see a GP around seven times a year, according to the Royal College of GPs. Yet accessing a GP continues to be a common issue that people talk to their local Healthwatch about.

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Monday, 7 January 2019 - 2:09pm

The NHS has been asked to set out a long-term plan for the future of the NHS, setting out their ambitions for improvement over the next decade.

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Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 12:49pm

Sir Robert Francis QC has been appointed as the new Chair of Healthwatch England, the independent champion for people who use health and social care.  Sir Robert joins Healthwatch at a key moment for the health and care sector, and will ensure the views and ideas shared by people will sit at the

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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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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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