26 August 2019

NHS Long Term Plan for Derby & Derbyshire

The Healthwatch network were commissioned by NHS England to support public engagement around the NHS LTP within each Sustainable Transformation Partnership (STP) footprint. Therefore, between March and May 2019, we engaged with people across Derby and Derbyshire about what people think should happen in order to make care better for people in the community.

4 August 2019

Carers Report

Understanding the quality of life for carers in Derbyshire

2 August 2019

Children and Young People – Creative Engagement

We wanted to know what barriers Children and Young Adults (CAYA) Experience to making healthy lifestyle choices and what kind of ‘tools’ they feel they would need to help encourage healthy lifestyle choices.

1 August 2019

Three Little Words Event at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

This exercise was conducted as a result of public and patient feedback collected by Chesterfield Royal Hospital and was undertaken in order to expand on information gathered as part of a mystery shop conducted by HWD volunteers. It is hoped the exercise will offer feedback that will allow the hospital to improve the experiences of hospital patients.

17 July 2019

Thornhill House Enter and View

This visit was conducted to provide a lay perspective of the service and see if standards were being maintained following a CQC inspection rating of 'outstanding' from December 2016.

11 July 2019

Experiences of using health and social care services in Derbyshire

This report has been structured to present information that will offer support to make decisions about local services.

6 June 2019

Domiciliary Care

Healthwatch volunteers will be gathering people’s experiences of home care services in Derbyshire to make sure people are receiving a good quality of care and support.

6 June 2019

Ex-offender Engagement

Over the coming months, we will be engaging with ex-offenders to explore their use of health services.

31 May 2019

Healthwatch Derbyshire Intelligence Report May 2019

A summary of reports and actions that have been undertaken by Healthwatch Derbyshire.

29 May 2019

Mystery shop exercise completed at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

This mystery shop was conducted following patient feedback about hospital appointment letters at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT.

13 May 2019

Autumn Grange Enter and View Visit Report

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.

15 April 2019

Orthotics Report

Experiences of patients using orthotics at the University of Derby and Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

27 March 2019

Enter & View Bi-Annual DCC Summary Report March 2019

For visits commissioned by Derbyshire County Council 2018-19

22 March 2019

Examining patient experiences of cataract service and treatment in Derbyshire

Derbyshire resident's experience of cataract services.

12 February 2019

Mental Health Information and Signposting in Erewash

A view from the public about what is working well and what could be improved.

1 February 2019

Royal Derby Hospital Mystery Shop

Key improvements have been made at Royal Derby Hospital following a ‘mystery shopping’ programme by volunteers from Healthwatch Derbyshire

18 December 2018

Oral Hygiene in Care Homes across Derbyshire

During October, Healthwatch Derbyshire visited a number of care homes across Derbyshire to speak with residents/clients and staff around the topic of oral hygiene in a care home setting.

13 December 2018

Carers Engagement

Healthwatch Derbyshire is talking to adult carers to help the Local Authority identify how services can be improved.

15 November 2018

Orthotics at Royal Derby

Orthotic services provide prescription insoles, braces, splints, callipers, footwear, spinal jackets and helmets which help people recover from or avoid injury, or live with lifelong conditions.

14 November 2018

Public confident in today’s NHS but pessimistic about the future, finds Healthwatch England

Results published as part of Healthwatch England’s ongoing #nhs100 conversation about what people want from NHS and social care services in the future. 

31 October 2018

Oral Hygiene in Care Homes

Healthwatch Derbyshire is visiting a number of residential homes across the county to gather feedback from staff and residents on oral hygiene in care homes.

31 October 2018

Creative Engagement Project with Children and Young People

Using a range of fun and interactive engagements we are working with children and young people up to the age of 19 to capture their views on healthy lifestyle choices.

31 October 2018

GP surgery acts on patient feedback to implement new prescription drop-off system

A patient from Long Eaton got in touch with Healthwatch to suggest an improvement to the prescription drop-off process at their GP surgery.

29 October 2018

Experiences of using non-emergency patient transport in Derbyshire

Feedback from renal patients attending hospital for dialysis.

29 October 2018

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies

A view from the public about what is working and what could be improved.

21 September 2018

Enter & View Bi-Annual Derbyshire County Council Summary Report

For visits commissioned by Derbyshire County Council in 2018.

31 August 2018

Maternity and Mental Health

Local communities across England have told Healthwatch's that they want to see mental health prioritised. Healthwatch England's new programme of work is a direct response to that.

24 August 2018

Improvements made to the Breast Clinic Unit at Queen’s Hospital in Burton

Healthwatch Derbyshire Engagement Officers visited the Breast Clinic Unit at Queens Hospital Burton to find out what patients thought of the service.

23 August 2018

Council Improves Care Homes thanks to Volunteers Visits

Derbyshire County Council commissioned Healthwatch Derbyshire to visit all of the Care Homes that the council managed and to report back on what it found. 

23 August 2018

Health providers pledge to improve services available to Derbyshire’s LGBT+ community

Action has been taken in response to Healthwatch Derbyshire's LGBT+ report findings.

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