14 April 2016
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
If you or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse contact our specialist services for free and confidential advice and support.
16 February 2016
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 […]
15 February 2016
10 February 2016
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
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 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
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
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
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
A new service has been launched to protect children throughout Derbyshire.
13 November 2015
Three areas where fundamental change is necessary to sustain the NHS
11 November 2015
At Healthwatch Derbyshire (HWD), our job is to hear what children, young people and adults have to say about health and social care services, for example hospitals, dentists, doctors, day care etc.
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.
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.