15 April 2018

Cataracts Engagement

Our engagement team is working with volunteers to collect experiences from people who have cataracts or have recently had surgery. If you have any feedback you would like to share please get in touch by completing the survey, calling 01773 880786 or emailing enquiries@healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk

28 March 2018

Pharmacy Report

This report provides an overview of what Derbyshire residents had to say about their experiences of pharmacies between July and September 2017.

14 March 2018

Enter & View Reports from Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) Main Treatment Centre Sites Visits

Findings from visits undertaken to the 4 main Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) Treatment Centres across Derbyshire.

13 March 2018

Enter & View DCC Summary Report

For visits commissioned by Derbyshire County Council 2017-2018

12 January 2018

Intelligence Report January 2018

A summary of reports and actions that have been undertaken by Healthwatch Derbyshire, including information on what we are currently working on, what work we are planning and updates on work we have previously undertaken.

12 January 2018

STOP! I have a learning disability

We teamed up with the county's Good Health Group to better support individuals with learning disabilities.

5 January 2018

Maternity Services Report

A summary of comments received September – November 2016

1 January 2018

Renal Users of Non-emergency Patient Transport

From January 2018 we will be working with renal patients who use non-emergency patient transport to travel to hospital for treatment. This work will help organisations who provide and commission transport services to understand more about the positives, negatives and any improvements that could be made to these journeys to and from the hospital. It […]

28 December 2017

Dementia Carers

The message that is coming over loud and clear so far is that, although there are many organisations across the county that can help carers, it appears that the quality of services and support from both the statutory and voluntary sectors can be patchy.

31 October 2017

Eating Disorder Report

Experiences of health and social care services for people with eating disorders.

31 October 2017

Fibromyalgia Report

Experiences of health and social care services for people with fibromyalgia.

30 July 2017

Get involved and help shape the future of health and care in Derbyshire.

30/07/2017 Update via Karen Ritchie, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Derbyshire – the county’s independent health and social care watchdog. Over the next few weeks and months we will be getting out and about to encourage people to join in a conversation on the proposed ideas set out for the future of Derbyshire’s health and care. […]

29 June 2017

Have Your Say On Dementia Care And Support

As the number of people living with dementia grows, the impact it has on those living with the progressive disorder and on their friends and family, has become an increasingly common talking point. Furthermore how the health and social care system plans to deal with the effects of this rise, both in terms of cost […]

26 June 2017

LGBT+ experiences of using health services

Healthwatch Derbyshire aims to talk to a wide range of people about their experiences of using health and social care services. As a result, we received a number of comments from the LGBT+ community through our general engagement activity. Due to some themes emerging in the information we received through this activity, we decided to […]

13 June 2017

Annual Synopsis Of Enter & View Visits

From June 2016 to February 2017, we carried out 26 unannounced Enter & View visits across all of the Derbyshire County Council (DCC) residential care homes.

1 June 2017

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

During 2015, Healthwatch Derbyshire asked children and young people about their experiences of using CAMHS services. Since then, we have been following up on the recommendations we made and the actions that organisations pledged. We have learnt about the work that has gone on in Derbyshire since that time, to try and offer the best […]

23 May 2017

Final Enter & View Tri-annual Summary Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire has carried out the final stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.

1 March 2017

Ensuring That Health and Social Care Information is Fit For Purpose

We are currently finding out from local people with sensory impairments such as hearing and/or sight difficulties, whether the information available from health and social care services in the county are fit for purpose.

23 February 2017

Enter & View Tri-annual Summary Report

Healthwatch Derbyshire has carried out the final stage in its programme of unannounced visits to all Derbyshire County Council-run care homes.

1 February 2017

Access to Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities Report

Patient Experience Access to Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities Report

1 January 2017

Accessible Information Standard

Between January-March 2017, Healthwatch Derbyshire will be finding out more about how new Accessible Information Standards have been implemented in Derbyshire.

22 December 2016

Autism Pathway

An Exploration of the Parent Carer Experience, of the MultiAgency Pathway, that identifies and supports children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Derbyshire.

13 December 2016

Mental Health Crisis Report

Experiences of health and social care services before, during and after Mental Health Crisis

12 December 2016

Whitestones Care Home – Enter and View Visit Report

Trained volunteers conducted an Enter and View visit at Whitestones Care Home in Chapel-En-Le-Frith

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