Making health and social care services work better, for everyone

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 information on the following:

  • Brief introduction to Healthwatch Warwickshire

  • Rights to access healthcare

  • NHS Constitution

  • GP duty of care

  • NHS guidelines for GP registration

These are the workshop dates:

  1. Wed 20th Feb – 1.30-3.30pm
  2. Tue 26th Feb – 10-12pm
  3. Wed 6th March- 10-12pm
  4. Tue 19th March- 1.30-3.30pm

All to be held at the Brunswick Hub, Leamington Spa. Please Register here to attend.

Alongside these workshops we will be giving out booklets with useful information from the workshop and around Primary Care in order to help you/your organisation to support individuals and the plastic credit card size Rights cards for your organisation to give out to people you know who are experiencing homelessness.

If you can’t make any of the above dates and want information on additional dates or need more information please contact us on 01926 422 823 or email info@healthwatchwarwickshire.co.uk.

We are also offering organisations the opportunity to have a team workshop which we can deliver at your organisation or at a local venue. If this is of interest please get in touch.