3 November 2015
A monthly round up of the latest Healthwatch Derbyshire news.
30 October 2015
Minutes from our 2014/15 Annual General Meeting & Mental Health Event
29 October 2015
A young carers summit jointly facilitated with Derbyshire Community Health Services. The event focuses on partnerships between agencies and action being taken to improve support for young carers.
23 October 2015
Pharmacists across Derbyshire are welcoming the opportunity to deliver free flu jabs, as part of a new NHS initiative.
20 October 2015
Derbyshire Healthwatch say variations in care are worrying after the revelations that most of Britain’s hospitals are failing to meet good standards.
15 October 2015
A Care Quality Commission inspection of East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust begins on 16 November.
6 October 2015
Your health and social care services are changing significantly over the next 5 years. Change is needed but exactly where and how is up for discussion.
22 September 2015
A mental health themed event being held by Healthwatch Derbyshire gives members of the public the opportunity to question the bosses of Derbyshire mental health services.
22 September 2015
A study into hospital mortality rates found there were more deaths in hospitals during the weekend.
2 September 2015
Patients, carers, the public and health professionals have their say on Mental Health services in national survey.
12 August 2015
The purpose of the strategy is to provide overall guidance and direction to staff and volunteers engaged in volunteer involvement and to outline how Heathwatch Derbyshire will recruit, support, develop and retain our volunteers.
30 July 2015
A new rule means healthcare services now have to provide information about Healthwatch.
2 July 2015
George Harvey, who volunteers for Healthwatch as an Authorised Enter and View Representative, has won the Derby Telegraph 'Dad of the Year' award.
11 June 2015
Health Scrutiny Committee set up working group to review hospital discharge process following Healthwatch Derbyshire report.
19 May 2015
Healthwatch Derbyshire is carrying out a piece of work aimed at engaging with people with a learning disability to explore their experiences of accessing health services such as GPs, dentists or hospitals.
8 May 2015
Whitworth Hospital in Darley Dale is opening its doors to the public to show off the newly improved facilities that the local community hospital now provides after its £2.4 million modernisation.
8 May 2015
NHS England has announced a new Mental Health Taskforce which will develop a five year national strategy for mental health, covering all ages. It is crucial that the strategy is informed by a wide range of lived experience and professional expertise, and we'd like your help.
5 May 2015
Healthwatch Derbyshire, a patient watchdog for health and social care services, is carrying out a piece of work aimed at engaging with people with a physical disability around their experiences of accessing health services such as GPs, dentists or hospitals.
15 April 2015
This report has been written to highlight what Children and Young People in particular have had to say to Healthwatch Derbyshire about Health and Social Care services over the past 8 months.