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Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits decision on cuts to the voluntary sector

4 weeks ago

Chesterfield Royal Hospital

NGS Macmillan Unit A lovely and modern unit, and after 10 months from its opening there is now hand gel units in places around the unit both upstairs and downstairs. yet they seem to have forgotten one of the most important places to put a han ...

Response

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has responded to this feedback:

Many thanks for your kind comments about the NGS Macmillan Unit. Please be aware that we do not have alcohol gel outside or within the toilets in our treatment area as we encourage patients to hand wash with soap, this is gold standard practice ... read more
Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits decision on cuts to the voluntary sector

1 month ago

Hartington Unit

I was a patient on Tansley ward, I was constantly cared for and checked on. Nurses treated me exceptionally well giving me hope for the future.

Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits decision on cuts to the voluntary sector

2 months ago

Chesterfield Royal Hospital

NGS Macmillan unit is lovely and modern and new, however noted there were a few basic things missing from the unit - ie / There are no hooks on back of any of the toilet doors (upstairs and down) so you could hand your coat or bag on, instea ...

Response

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has responded to this feedback:

Thank you for your comments about our new Macmillan building. We have recently appointed a new matron for the medical outpatient areas. Much of what you have described had already been identified by her such as the coat hooks within the toilets a ... read more
Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits decision on cuts to the voluntary sector

2 months ago

Chesterfield Royal Hospital

CT department - There is a delay in sending out appts when a consultant has requested a CT appt for a patient well in advance of their next appt, so the results would be ready. Apparently, the dept will hold on to the appt until about 1-2 wee ...

Response

Chesterfield Royal Hospital has responded to this feedback:

Many thanks for taking the time to make a comment about our services. Please be aware that if we receive requests for a scan to be done in a specific week, we enter these onto a planned list which is reviewed at the beginning of each month so as ... read more

Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits decision on cuts to the voluntary sector

Healthwatch Derbyshire awaits the final decision regarding cuts to the voluntary sector.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council has called on a Derbyshire health chief to reconsider NHS plans to cut funding to local voluntary sector organisations.

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