What people want from the next ten years of the NHS
When the NHS Long Term Plan was published in January 2019 we were asked by NHS England to engage people across the country about how people wanted the priorities to be implemented locally. Here's what over 40,000 people told us.
29 January 2020
Shifting the mindset: a closer look at NHS complaints
Hospitals need to do more to show patients how the NHS is learning from mistakes. Read our latest report to find out more.
15 January 2020
What people have told us about health and social care: April to June 2019
Find out what the public have been telling us about health and social care from April to June this year.
4 September 2019
Creating a learning culture in social care
Our findings suggest that councils are not currently making the most of their annual complaints reports as an opportunity to demonstrate how responsive they are to feedback. Read our report to find out more.
28 August 2019
Local complaints systems: how well are they working?
This toolkit is designed to help local Healthwatch scrutinise local complaints systems, make recommendations based on findings and follow through on the improvements they ask for.
12 July 2017
Every complaint matters - a seven-point plan for the NHS and social care
Our seven-point action plan to help ensure that the complaints system gives patients what they need and ensures the NHS and social care services can learn from their mistakes.
15 June 2015
Funding and support information for NHS Complaints Advocacy services - FOI results
Results from our Freedom of Information Request show care home residents and other social care users are not being given support to make a complaint about social care services.
15 March 2015
Hospital policies on making a complaint - FOI results
Our new evidence raises further concerns about the defensive and obstructive culture around complaints in the NHS.
5 December 2014
My expectations for raising concerns and complaints
What should people expect when it comes to raising concerns and complaints about health and social care? Our new report explains.
20 November 2014