Making health and social care services work better, for everyone

New Dimentia Group at the RSC Cafe

There is a new Dementia Group at the RSC, running for a trial period from Friday 25th January. This will be a weekly group, meeting in the Swan Café every Friday at 2pm – not a support group per se, but rather a way for those living with dementia to connect with one another.

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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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Homelessness Project Launch

We have launched our first Rights to Access Project! Rights to Access (or RAP for short) is going to be a series of projects helping people with their rights to access Healthcare. Our first project, focusing on Homelessness and access to Primary Care treatment, was created as a result of the engagement work we did […]

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Healthwatch Warwickshire Hosts Fifth Annual Conference

On the 18th of October we held our 2018 Annual Conference in the Shire Hall Council Chambers in Warwick. This year we focused on the theme of Wellbeing and had a presentation by Jane Coates from Warwickshire County Council on Coventry and Warwickshire’s ‘Year of Wellbeing’ for 2019. You can download this, and the presentation […]

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How to access Out of Hospital Services

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has made a number of changes to the iSPA (integrated single point of access), to help you access Out of Hospital services. A single phone number to make referrals There is a single number you can ring to select the relevant service. This single contact replaces 13 individual numbers currently […]

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Sepsis – Tell us your expierence

Sepsis is a serious complication from an infection. Do you have any information on Sepsis that you can share with us? Experience of diagnosis and treatment of patients in Warwickshire would be appreciated. Contact us today: 01926 422823 or email info@healthwatchwarwickshire.co.uk  

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‘We Care’ Newsletter UHCW

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire have created a newsletter about patient experience. Download a copy: NEWSLETTER – We Care Issue 1

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Mental Health Forums in May

Making Space are hosting a number of their Mental Health Forums during mental health awareness week, in May: All forums from 10am-12noon Nuneaton: Tuesday 15th May, Hatters Space Community Centre, Upper Abbey St., CV11 5DN Stratford-Upon-Avon: Wednesday 16th May, Tyler House Hub, Tyler St., CV37 6TY Rugby: Thursday 17th May, The Oasis, Rugby Health & […]

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