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28th November 2016
Healthwatch Medway is launching its GP Surgery Survey and we want to hear from you about your experiences at your GP surgery. We are going to be carrying out 'Enter and View' visits at GP surgeries across Medway and so we can be sure that we receive an accurate account, we want to hear about your experiences of being a patient at your GP surgery. So get involved and complete the survey here... https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NQGRYZC All of the feedback is anonymous and will help make a real difference! ...
19th August 2016
Today nearly a third of children aged 2 to 15 are overweight or obese and younger generations are becoming obese at earlier ages and staying obese for longer. The Government has put forward a plan of action to tackle this issue by reducing the amount of sugar in food and drinks and by...
3rd August 2016
THOUSANDS of children and adults of all ages with conditions such as psychosis, depression and anxiety will be among the first to benefit from improved services as work starts on a major transformation programme for mental health care. ‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental...
25th July 2016
The Committee of Public Accounts urges new measures to tackle scale and cost of delays in discharging patients from hospital. Read our response. A new report from the Committee of Public Accounts has found that there is a ‘poor understanding of the scale of discharge problems’ and an...
15th July 2016
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has reviewed how well different health and care services work together to support the needs of older people in England. In its report, Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers, it warns that despite a widespread commitment for integration across the sectors,...
25th June 2016
The Healthwatch network exists to make health and social care services work for the people who use them. We hear fantastic examples from local Healthwatch every week about the great work they are doing to ensure that people’s views are heard. Each year we take the opportunity to celebrate...
1st June 2016
25th May 2016
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published a report into the extent and quality people’s involvement in their health and social care based on new analysis of CQC’s national reports and inspection findings and on national patient surveys. ...
20th May 2016
Alzheimer’s Society Fix Dementia Care Campaign has launched a report which investigates the quality of NHS health care provision, both primary and secondary, for people with dementia. The report consists of stories of people with dementia and carers and families. The report includes quantitative...
17th May 2016
What is meaningful activity ? According to NICE guidance, meaningful activity includes physical, social and leisure activities that are tailored to each person’s needs and preferences. The Alzheimer's society has also found that such activities are vital for older people in care...