Covid-19 vaccination online focus group

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Liverpool held an online focus group on 23 February 2021 about Covid-19 vaccinations. 18 people participated. The following issues were raised:

  • The need to promote vaccine take up and hesitancy
  • Tackling misinformation
  • The need for targeted information for different groups
  • Venues for vaccination
  • Priority groups

The report makes recommendations to cover all of the issues raised.

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General details

Report title 
Covid-19 vaccination online focus group
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Liverpool
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 26 October, 2021
Date evidence capture began 
Tuesday, 23 February, 2021
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 23 February, 2021
Key themes 
Booking appointments
Communication between staff and patients
Health protection
Information providing
Service delivery organisation and staffing

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Focus group
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Diagnostic and/or screening service - single handed sessional providers
GP practice

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Age group 
Not known
Not known
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
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? 
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? 
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.