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Stories of change - number 15 #NHS70 #ItStartsWithYou
To help celebrate 70 years of the NHS we're collecting 70 stories of how people's experiences are being used by health and care services and professionals to help make them better.
By sharing your story you can actually help doctors, dentists, hospitals and care homes understand what's working and what could be better for...
2 July 2018
Meet the people using their voice to make a difference to care of others
Five people and groups have been shortlisted for a national award that celebrates local people who, through their dedication, have helped improve health and care for their community.
25 June 2018
How do people feel about their data being shared by the NHS?
From 25 May, you’ll be able to make a choice about how the NHS uses your confidential patient information for reasons other than your care. 77% of the public say they are confident in the ability of the NHS to protect their...
From 25 May, you’ll be able to choose how the NHS uses your confidential patient information for reasons other than your care. 77% of the public say...
17 May 2018
Tell us your story about mental health during pregnancy
We want to know more about your experience of mental health support when planning to get pregnant, during pregnancy, at the birth of your child and afterwards.
7 August 2018
Mental health support – what are we doing about it?
Late last year, we announced that we would be launching a multi-year project on mental health. Today, we have published an overview of this project and an outline of our first research phase.
2 August 2018
Latest reports and publications
Mental health support - an overview of our future work
2 August 2018
Find out more about our upcoming work on mental health and our first...
What do people want from social care?
30 July 2018
Last year, local Healthwatch identified social care as one of the key...
Our public Committee Meeting August 2018 supporting materials
25 July 2018
Find out what more about what we'll be talking about at our...