22 September 2016

Summer 2016 Healthwatch Derbyshire Newsletter

Heathwatch produces a hard copy newsletter to keep people up to date with our work.

22 September 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Highlights Experiences of People Living With Substance Misuse Issues

More needs to be done to support people in Derbyshire who face drug and alcohol misuse issues.

6 September 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Celebrates Pledges To Improve Young Carers’ Lives

A 12 month partnership project to raise greater awareness of the plight of young carers in Derbyshire recently culminated in an event held at County Hall in Matlock where the pledges to improve the lives of young carers were marked with an awards ceremony.

2 September 2016

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) explained

STPs are five-year plans covering all areas of NHS spending in England. A total of 44 areas have been identified as the geographical ‘footprints’ on which the plans will be based, with an average population size of 1.2 million people.

9 August 2016

Young Carers Celebration Pictures and Video

Pictures from the Young Carers celebration event.

24 July 2016

Derbyshire People Highlight Positive Treatment and Care

Local people speak out about their positive experiences of health and social care services in the County in a new report published this week by public watchdog Healthwatch Derbyshire.

6 July 2016


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4 July 2016

CQC Inspection of Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The CQC are set to inspect Chesterfield Royal Hospital on 13th and 14th of July. They want to hear from you if you have anything to share about this service.

1 July 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Annual Report 2015-16

Heathwatch produces an annual report to let people in Derbyshire know about our work and what difference we have made.

13 June 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Young Carers Celebration Event (Including Annual General Meeting)

This event is being held to conclude a series of Young Carers Summit meetings which took place last year, and were jointly organised by Healthwatch Derbyshire and Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS). It will also incorporate the Healthwatch Derbyshire AGM.

13 June 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire To Investigate Public Awareness Of Online GP Services

Healthwatch Derbyshire is conducting a survey to determine whether patients in the county are aware of the GP services available to them online, and to investigate the accessibility of services on GP websites.

7 June 2016

Dental Patients Frustrated By Wrong Information

Health and social care watchdog Healthwatch Derbyshire is calling for dental surgeries to publish correct information about the availability of routine and emergency care following a recent patient survey.

2 June 2016

Feedback System Hailed Success By Public Watchdog

Local people are embracing the opportunity to have their say on health and social care issues anonymously through a pilot online system operated by Healthwatch Derbyshire.

27 May 2016

Spring 2016 Healthwatch Derbyshire Newsletter

Heathwatch produces a hard copy newsletter to keep people up to date with our work.

17 May 2016

Independent Visits Lined Up For County Council Care Homes

Healthwatch Derbyshire will be carrying out unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes over the next 12 months.

17 May 2016

12 May 2016

How can we improve support for carers? (Department of Health Consultation)

Take part in a national consultation to help develop a new strategy where more can be done for carers.

10 May 2016

Apply to become an Enter and View Authorised Representative

Healthwatch Derbyshire (HWD) has a number of vacancies for volunteer Enter and View Authorised Representatives.

27 April 2016

Patient Watchdog Calls For Further Improvements

Report investigates how accessible Derbyshire healthcare services are to people with a learning disability.

14 April 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire calls on health and social care sector to help young carers

Find out what we have been doing to understand more about young carers’ experiences and raise awareness of the problems they face.

5 April 2016

Derbyshire’s New Domestic Abuse Support Line

If you or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse contact our specialist services for free and confidential advice and support.

16 February 2016

Healthwatch Derbyshire Newsletter Winter 2015-16

Our latest newsletter gives a brief summary of what we’ve been up to. Healthwatch Derbyshire publishes quarterly newsletters which show how your voice is being used to make a difference to health and social care in Derbyshire. Each issue of our newsletter includes information about current campaigns related to health and social care, updates about the work of all […]

10 February 2016

Dementia Support Services Event

Do you have experience of Dementia? Do you feel passionate about the kind of Dementia Support Services and options people should have?

5 February 2016

Your views sought on Derbyshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board

Durham University is leading a piece of research to evaluate the leadership role of Health and Wellbeing Boards as drivers of health improvement and integrated care across England.

5 February 2016

FLO – the easy way to manage your health

Flo is a simple telehealth text messaging service that helps you take a more active role in your health care and gives you the freedom to get on with your life

18 January 2016

Service Evaluation

As Healthwatch Derbyshire approaches it's third birthday we have developed a short questionnaire to capture the views of the public and community groups about our service.

16 January 2016

Difficulty Getting an NHS Dental Appointment

Healthwatch Derbyshire is aware of the difficultly patients are facing when trying to find a dental surgery in the County that is taking on NHS patients.

9 December 2015

Health leaders open the floor for questions about NHS services in Belper

NHS leaders will be ready to answer questions about local health services in the Belper area on Thursday 17 December 2015 at Belper Town Football Club, Christchurch Meadow, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1BA.

3 December 2015

New system launched to protect Derbyshire Children

A new service has been launched to protect children throughout Derbyshire.

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