Last year, Healthwatch supported over 336,000 people to share their story about health and social care. These views resulted in over 7,200 recommendations to services about the improvements that people would like to see.
More focus needed on how people travel to and from NHS services
Together with two leading charities, we are raising awareness of the issues people facing travelling to and from NHS services. We will be working with NHS England to support their new national review of the links between the NHS and local transport.
Make more space for new parents to talk about their mental health
In our new report, we share what parents have told us about their experiences of mental health problems before, during and after pregnancy, and call on services to give people more opportunities to talk about how their mental wellbeing.
People share what a good A&E experience looks like
Our research shows that the public value a wide range of factors when it comes to good care in A&E. We're working with the NHS to ensure proposals for new measures take people’s full experiences into consideration.