Annual Report 2019/2020

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Worcestershire have outlined their activities and highlights from the financial year 2019-2020. 

Healthwatch Worcestershire have outlined their engagement where they collected a range of information from many different community groups, including the LGBT+ community, prisoners, and people with learning disabilities. They have outlined where they have made connections with service providers and detailed the impact their reports have made. They have also supported people in making sure they are involved in planning and reviewing services. 

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General details

Report title 
Annual Report 2019/2020
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Worcestershire
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 1 July, 2020
Date evidence capture began 
Friday, 1 March, 2019
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Type of report 
Annual report
Key themes 
Communication between staff and patients
Devolution of services
Holistic support
Information providing
Integration of services
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Quality of care
Service delivery organisation and staffing

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Engagement event
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of people who shared their views

Age group 
Specific ethnicity if known 
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
Not known
Does the information include other people's views? 
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
What type of impact was determined? 
Network related impact

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.