Making health and social care services work better, for everyone

Help health and social care services recover from COVID-19 #BecauseWeAllCare

Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission have joined together to encourage the public to share their experiences of health and social care. Recent polling shows that people are more grateful for the health and care services they receive – particularly GP and hospital services – since the outbreak. It also revealed that: Two-thirds of people […]

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Our 2019-2020 annual report is out now!

Our 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights our many advancements and projects through the last year. This includes, but is by no means limited to, our 15 month long Rights to Access Project, the NHS Long Term Plan engagement and our work to strengthen the patient voice in Warwickshire. It also includes many comments from partners we […]

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Healthwatch Coventry and Healthwatch Warwickshire Covid-19 survey now closed

Our Covid-19 survey, which gathered peoples experiences of health and social care, accessing information and their mental health and well-being during May and June, is now closed. Thank you We would like to say thank you to those who took part and to organisations who helped promote the survey far and wide so that we could […]

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Healthwatch survey – patient experiences during COVID-19

Healthwatch Warwickshire, in collaboration with Healthwatch Coventry, have launched a survey about people’s experiences of health and social care during the Coronavirus pandemic. The survey is still ongoing but we would like to share some of the initial findings. In total we received 808 responses in the month of May: From May 1st – May […]

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Patient Participation Group Awareness Week

The National Association of Patient Participation (NAPP) set up Patient Participation Group (PPG) Awareness Week to promote: The role and benefits of PPGs to patients, the public and health professionals To create more understanding of the value of true patient participation To promote the support available from NAPP   So what are PPGs? All GP […]

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Interim Organisational Workplan 2020

We have produced an interim Workplan which sets out what we are here to do and what we would like to achieve as a result of our engagement work and work during the COVID-19 period.  

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What are people telling us about COVID-19?

Healthwatch Warwickshire contributed to the May 20 – Healthwatch COVID-19 Intelligence Update from Healthwatch England, which has been shared with national stakeholders and contains insight on: the advice and information the public are seeking, and the views they are sharing when it comes to support. Thank you to everyone who has been in touch with us.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

This Mental Health Awareness Week we wanted to share our website page where you can find information on what Mental Health services are available locally and how they have been affected by Covid-19: www.healthwatchwarwickshire.co.uk/covid-19/how-are-services-affected/mental-health-services/    You can also find advice for looking after you mental health during the pandemic through our information and advice page. […]

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Fund for children with special educational needs and disabilities announced

On 19.05.20 the government announced a £37 million fund for children with special educational needs and disabilities in England. The fund will be available for individual families to apply for funding with support from professionals. Here is all you need to know to apply for a grant: The fund is being administered by the Family […]

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