Holistic welfare checks part of updated hospital discharge guidance
The Government has recently updated national hospital discharge guidance, taking on board our key recommendations. Take a look at what the improvements mean for you.
20 July 2021
Patient data is crucial for the planning of health services - and so is building trust in how the NHS uses it.
The NHS’s plans to better use data held by GPs to support planning services and research has sparked a lot of discussion in recent weeks. We have been sharing your views to help shape the debate.
20 July 2021
Managing your mental health as lockdown eases
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may cause you to feel worried, anxious, or scared. Read our tips to looking after your wellbeing.
7 July 2021
Advice and Information
COVID-19 vaccine round-up: access, attitudes and experiences
Thousands of people shared their experiences of the COVID-19 vaccine with us. Find out what you told us and how we made sure your views were heard.
30 June 2021
Focus on NHS Admin is needed to improve people’s experiences of care
In partnership with Healthwatch and National Voices, new findings from The King's Fund highlight the critical role of administration in how people experience care.
24 June 2021
Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion - Our plan for 2021-22
Find out how we will continue to put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our work.
21 June 2021
Healthwatch England Chair reappointed for a three-year term
The Cabinet Office has announced that the term of our current Chair, Sir Robert Francis QC, has been extended until June 2024.
17 June 2021
Five principles for post-COVID-19 digital healthcare
Our new report explores people's experiences of digital and remote healthcare and sets out five principles for post-COVID19 care to ensure no one is left behind.
16 June 2021
Locked out: Digitally excluded people’s experiences of remote GP appointments
The move to more digitally-led healthcare has worked well for some but excluded others over the past year. Our report explores how people have been excluded and what needs to happen to get the care they need.
16 June 2021
New GP data-sharing system delayed - our response
We have joined forces with leading patient groups to respond to the Government's plans around GP data sharing.
8 June 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations and race equality: no trust without agency
The NHS Race and Health Observatory responds to our report VacciNation: Exploring vaccine confidence with people from African, Bangladeshi, Caribbean and Pakistani backgrounds living in England.
7 June 2021