22 March 2021
From 1st April 2021, people who are clinically extremely vulnerable will no longer be advised to shield.
1 March 2021
Patient health and social care watchdog care Healthwatch Derbyshire is taking a lead role in ensuring that people across the county are registered with a local GP and do not miss their chance to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
28 January 2021
The NHS is providing a new and more convenient way for you to access urgent care from the 1 December. Find out what this means for you and your loved ones.
25 January 2021
Derbyshire’s hospitals and GP practices have begun vaccinating priority patients and staff against COVID-19. Priority is based on age and existing health risks.
17 December 2020
Healthwatch Derbyshire gathered information to try to understand how the Covid 19 pandemic has affected the mental and physical wellbeing of care home residents (and their relatives) and what measures have been introduced to combat these problems.
5 November 2020
Feedback collated as part of this campaign has been categorised into five key areas, Support Provided in Hospital, Virtual Support, Community Support, Weighing and Mental Health.
30 October 2020
Health bosses in Derbyshire are alerting patients to growing pressures on NHS services, as the multiple impacts of the pandemic, winter pressures and continued service restoration converge.
28 October 2020
The ‘Experiences of Virtual Appointments During Covid-19’ report sets out the Healthwatch Derbyshire’s key findings regarding the experiences of Derbyshire County and City residents of remote appointments since the start of the pandemic.
13 October 2020
Derby and Derbyshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group want to identify what is important to dying people and their families/carers.
24 September 2020
We have put together some tips on how to look after yourself whilst working from home.
18 September 2020
Supply for COVID-19 tests is not currently meeting demand, these are things you can do to help.
20 July 2020
To respond to coronavirus, hospitals in Derbyshire had to quickly change. Tell us how this has affected the care you or your loved one has received.
9 July 2020
Alliance of local and national care organisations calls on East Midlands residents to give feedback to shape future care
Healthwatch and the CQC have teamed up to with other health and care partners to launch “Because We All Care”, calling on all people who access services to help shape future health and social care.
30 April 2020
People in need of the most urgent dental care can now access one of the 30 new urgent dental centres which are open in the East Midlands.
28 April 2020
Derbyshire residents can get the latest NHS Covid-19 information while staying safe at home with the launch of a new online hub.
24 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): response, news and updates.
9 March 2020
Madeleine Fullerton reitres as Healthwatch Derbyshire Board Member
29 February 2020
Catch-up on the latest Healthwatch Derbyshire News.
27 February 2020
EMAS provides non-emergency patient transport for patients who are registered with GPs in Derbyshire.
29 January 2020
This mystery shop was conducted following patient feedback about hospital appointment letters at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT.
22 January 2020
Hospitals need to do more to show patients how the NHS is learning from mistakes, says Sir Robert Francis QC
Analysis of publicly available documents suggests just 1 in 8 hospital trusts are compliant with statutory complaints regulations.
28 November 2019
The new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
6 November 2019
We are looking to hear from people who are receiving, or have received, homecare services within the last 12 months.
3 October 2019
Healthwatch Derbyshire is recruiting for an Administration and Finance Assistant
30 September 2019
Healthwatch Derbyshire’s Spotlight on Carer’s event which includes our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10th October 2019 at Belper Town Football Club.
5 June 2019
This week is National Volunteers Week and a chance for everyone at Healthwatch Derbyshire to say a huge thank you to our marvellous volunteers.
31 May 2019
A summary of reports and actions that have been undertaken by Healthwatch Derbyshire.
13 May 2019
Purpose of the visit: To enable Healthwatch Derbyshire ARs to see for themselves how the service is being provided in terms of quality of life and quality of care principles To capture the views and experiences of residents, family members/friends and staff To consider the practical experience of family/friends when visiting the service in terms of access, parking and other visitor facilities To identify areas of resident satisfaction, good practice within the service and any areas felt to be in need of improvement.
1 April 2019
A new website has been launched to support Derbyshire families through pregnancy and the early years
28 March 2019
By Helen Henderson-Spoors, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Derbyshire, the county’s independent health and social care watchdog.