Annual Report 2020-21

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Healthwatch South Tyneside have reported on their achievements in their 2020-21 annual report. Over the course of the year they attended 67 meetings of other organisations – both virtually and in person and heard from 165 young people aged between 13 and 25 about their experiences using the sexual health service. Their website had 9,720 unique page visits and their Facebook posts reached 34,400 people

Healthwatch South Tyneside published 4 reports about the improvements people would like to see to health and social care services. The ten recommendations made in the ‘Let’s talk sex and your health’ report led to a number of service improvements called for by the young people they surveyed.

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General details

Report title 
Annual Report 2020-21
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch South Tyneside
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 31 March, 2021
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 5 July, 2021
Key themes 
Public involvement
Service closure

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
End of life care
Sexual health
Social care services 
Hospice services

Details about conditions and diseases

Conditions or diseases 
Gynaecological conditions

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.