Volunteering through a pandemic: Mazzie and Cindy’s story
Mazzie and Cindy, both 69 from Brighton, talk us through their volunteering experience to help with the COVID-19 effort.
27 May 2020
What’s it like to care for someone during COVID-19?
The coronavirus outbreak is particularly worrying for carers and comes with its unique set of challenges. Leah Payne shares her experience of caring for someone with dementia.
22 May 2020
The highs and lows of shielding from coronavirus
It's mental health awareness week so we spoke to Lucy from Healthwatch Dorset to find out the challenges she faces whilst shielding.
20 May 2020
How are communities coming together during COVID-19?
Maria from Healthwatch Stockport explains how they have worked with their community to help people get support and stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic.
18 May 2020
COVID-19: How has your health and wellbeing been affected?
We look at the issues you are telling us about accessing care during COVID-19 in three parts of England and how this information is helping NHS and social care services.
11 May 2020
Five stories of how lockdown has affected people's lives
Read people's accounts of how COVID-19 has affected their lives, routine, and mental health. We've included links to where you can get advice and information too.
24 April 2020
What’s shielding really like? Rosie tells us her story.
What can we learn from those forced to self-isolation because of a health problem? Rosie Adamson-Clark, shares her experience and top tips for remaining positive.
21 April 2020
COVID-19: 1,500 volunteers answer local call to help people affected
We talk to Mark, a local Healthwatch manager, to find out how his community has responded to the coronavirus crisis
31 March 2020
Your community needs you – NHS call for volunteer army
Protect your loved ones and protect the nation, volunteer to help those that are most vulnerable to the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) stay at home. Join the army of NHS volunteers today.
25 March 2020
Making life easier: Improving access to wheelchairs and mobility equipment
We look at the lessons that publicly paid-for wheelchair and home equipment services can learn from the stories people have told us.
11 March 2020
Trans healthcare: What can we learn from people’s experiences?
We examine what the NHS can do to improve health support for the trans community.
11 March 2020