Summary of report contentHealthwatch Worcestershire created a bulletin to highlight their achievements and findings. This bulletin includes updates on work they have done and what has come of it. There are details of a service provider response to the 'Care in the corridor' report they published earlier in the year, as well as results of communications they have had with Midlands Regional Association for the Deaf. There is a call for people to give feedback about using services for those with Autism Spectrum Conditions, and information about an NHS 111 survey that Healthwatch Worcestershire were running. In addition to this, There is a call for people to participate in a national consultation on items available for routine prescription. The bulletin also includes details of how to get in touch with Healthwatch Worcestershire and details of a board meeting.
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Bulletin - October 2017
Date of publication
Sunday, 1 October, 2017
Type of report
Impact or progress
Communication between staff and patients
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
What type of organisation requested the work
Primary research method used
How was the information collected?
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced?
Primary care services
Secondary care services
Acute services with overnight beds
Urgent and emergency care services
Types of disabilities
Types of long term conditions
Deafness or severe hearing impairment
Number of people who shared their views
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Types of health and care professionals engaged
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?
What type of impact was determined?