Healthwatch network award winners 2021 announced
Winners of the annual Healthwatch Awards, which celebrate the difference made by local Healthwatch staff and volunteers during the past 12 months, have been announced. Find out who won.
15 November 2021
Waiting lists are inevitable. It's how we manage them that matters.
A record-breaking 5.7 million people are waiting for hospital care. In response, the Government is spending an extra £5.9 billion to tackle the problem. Our latest research looks at how the backlog is impacting the lives of those waiting.
8 November 2021
State of Care: Read our response
Today, the health and care regulator, the Care Quality Commission, published their annual review of NHS and social care support. Read our response.
22 October 2021
NHS dentistry: We have co-signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
We have co-signed an open letter addressed to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak calling for a recovery plan for NHS dentistry.
21 October 2021
Healthwatch Network Awards 2021: Shortlist announced
Find out who’s in the running for a Healthwatch network award this year
20 October 2021
NHS sets plan to improve GP access
The NHS has published a plan for improving access to GP appointments for patients alongside supporting GPs and their teams.
15 October 2021
People living in the poorest areas waiting longer for hospital treatment
The King’s Fund and Healthwatch England jointly call for urgent action to address hospital waiting lists and improve patients’ experience of delays to treatment
27 September 2021
Are you or your loved one waiting for hospital care? Share you views
Millions of people have had their treatment delayed by the pandemic – are you one of them? We want to know if you’re getting the advice, information and support you need while you wait.
6 September 2021
COVID-19: What can pharmacists learn from people’s experiences of services?
Are you a pharmacist? Find out what the public thought worked well, and what could have been better when it came to the support you provided during the pandemic.
23 August 2021
Your views helped improve non-emergency patient transport services
NHS England has published a new report outlining changes to non-emergency patient transport services (NEPTS) and broader NHS transport support. Take a look at what the changes mean for you and your loved ones.
2 August 2021
What's the point? Nothing ever changes
You might think your feedback doesn’t have the power to change how health and social care services run. We want to show you how that isn’t the case.
28 July 2021