Annual Report 2020 2021

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Worcestershire report on their achievements during 2020/21 in their Annual Report.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic which curtailed face to face engagement, they had contact with over 750 people.  They have also reached out to local communities, including through a Reference and Engagement Group - a network of over 100 organisations and “Experts by Experience”, to help them gather people’s views.  They have prioritised engagement with:

Children and young people

  • People from minority ethnic communities
  • Faith communities
  • LGBTQ+
  • People with a learning disability
  • People with mental health issues
  • Carers

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General details

Report title 
Annual Report 2020 2021
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Worcestershire
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 23 June, 2021
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 31 March, 2021
Key themes 
Access
Health inequalities

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Not applicable
Age group 
Not known
Gender 
Not known
Ethnicity 
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Not applicable
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not applicable
Does the information include staff's views? 
Not applicable
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Neutral

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
No
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

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.