Community research 2018: Self-care, social issues affecting health, and care delivered closer to home

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Report title 
Community research 2018: Self-care, social issues affecting health, and care delivered closer to home
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Islington
Date of publication 
Monday, 15 October, 2018
Date evidence capture began 
Monday, 15 October, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 15 October, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Health protection
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Support
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-1489

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Yes
What type of organisation requested the work 
CCG
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner? 
Arachne Greek Cypriot Women’s Group Community Language Support Services Eritrean Community UK IMECE Women’s Centre Islington Bangladesh Association Islington Somali Community Jannaty Kurdish and Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation Latin American Women’s Rights Service Healthwatch Islington (consortium coordinator)
Primary research method used 
Focus group
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Meeting

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Community services 
Other

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Multiple
Long term condition

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
152
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
No
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No

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.