Making health and social care services work better, for everyone

Best practice case study – Walking for Health

Healthwatch Warwickshire visited  Abbey Medical Centre ‘Walking for Health’ group to gather information for a best practice case study. Walking for Health – best practice The group meets every Friday at 12.30pm at The Kenilworth Centre and is open to all.  

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What would you do? NHS Long Term Plan Engagement Launch

With growing pressure on the NHS – people living longer, more people living with long-term conditions, and lifestyle choices affecting people’s health – changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need. The Government is investing an extra £20bn a year in the NHS. The NHS has produced a Long Term Plan, […]

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Standing Conference – Change of Date

Important notice – change of date:   The date and venue of the Standing Conference on Patient Voice has been changed. Please take Saturday 30th March at Benn Hall, Rugby out of your diaries as this event will NOT be taking place.     The event will now be held on  Friday 17th May 2019 […]

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Healthwatch Warwickshire’s Wellbeing Report is now available to view

We have published a report which outlines the findings of our Wellbeing Survey which ran from October to the end of 2018. We asked ‘What do you think would improve your wellbeing?’ to the people of Warwickshire with the aim to inform the work surrounding Coventry and Warwickshires Year of Wellbeing 2019 You can read […]

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Rights to Access Project: Workshop Registration is now live!

The Rights to Access Project has been launched by Healthwatch Warwickshire to help people who are experiencing homelessness to access healthcare when they need it. We are running workshops for any community/voluntary/statutory organisation who supports anyone experiencing homelessness within Warwickshire on Rights to Access Primary Care and NHS guidelines. The workshop will provide you with […]

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New Dementia Group at the RSC Cafe

An update from the RSC about their new Dementia Group: “As part of our continuing work to ensure our public spaces are open and accessible to all, we will be piloting a group meeting for those living with dementia. This will be a way for those living with dementia to connect with and support one […]

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Patient and Public Involvement Events

An invitation from Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust: Are you a member of the public with an interest in health? Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust provides mental health and learning disability services in Coventry and Warwickshire and community health services in Coventry, e.g. podiatry, physiotherapy and District Nursing. As part of our plans to […]

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NHS Long Term Plan Published

The Government has revealed its new NHS Long Term Plan setting out its priorities for the next 10 years. You can read more about what this means either on the Healthwatch England website or on the NHS Long Term Plan website (where you can also download the plan). Over the next few months Healthwatch will be working […]

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Warwickshire Pride Survey Findings

Back in August we attended Warwickshire Pride to gather thoughts from attendees on Health and Social Care services using a questionnaire. We have produced a poster summary of the findings which you can read here: Warwickshire Pride Survey Summary    

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