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Friday, 3 April 2020 - 12:14pm

The phone ordering service many people in Coventry use to re-order repeat medication, (Prescription Ordering Direct) is now allowing patients to re-order when they are down to 10 days of medication rather than the usual  5 days.

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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 - 2:12pm

People that have been identified from their medical records as being at highest risk of severe illness resulting in hospitalisation if they catch coronavirus (COVID-19) have been contacted by the Government to start 'shielding' themselves.  Shielding is the word used to describe how to protect th

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Thursday, 26 March 2020 - 11:18am

The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).  The GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service is an automated ‘chatbot’ service which will allow the British public to get answers to the most common questions about cor

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Thursday, 12 March 2020 - 1:33pm

Latest stats show there are 1,969,610 people registered with a GP who have non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, a condition which puts people at high risk of Type 2, which is the highest on record.  

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Monday, 9 March 2020 - 2:43pm

In October and November 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) undertook a detailed inspection of clinical services and carried out an expert review into how well UHCW is led.

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Thursday, 30 January 2020 - 1:51pm

Between March and June 2019, the Healthwatch network carried out 500 focus groups, attended 1,000 events and engaged tens of thousands of people online to find out what people want from the next ten years of the NHS.

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Thursday, 16 January 2020 - 9:48am

Healthwatch England have published their latest report which investigates how hospitals report on complaints. Key findings from the report show that: 

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Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - 11:18am

The CQC has rated this service as inadequate and due to the concerns found during this inspection, they took immediate enforcement action and placed conditions on the

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Monday, 4 November 2019 - 10:37am

HW infographics_Master_Page1-01.pngNHS England publishes its progress report on proposed changes to performance targets.

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 4:25pm

Responding to the report, Imelda Redmond, National Director of Healthwatch England said:

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