Dhek Bhal women's group impact report

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Summary of report content

This report was written by Healthwatch Bristol a visit to the local group for south asian people, Dhek Bhal. The report was published February, 2018. A total of 23 responses were gathered through focus groups. Overall sentiment was positive, people talked about the GP services, mental health service referrals and the contribution of Dhek Bhal itself to their overall wellbeing. Some broad recommendations were made. Summary of recommendations: - On GPs: praising their support, treatment and care. - People felt that more day centre provisions like Dhek Bhal should be organised because of the great benefits and positive influence on their mental health and wellbeing.

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General details

Report title 
Dhek Bhal women's group impact report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Bristol
Date of publication 
Friday, 2 February, 2018
Type of report 
Key themes 
Quality of staffing
Quality of treatment
Other information of note about this report 
Healthwatch reference number 

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Focus group

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Mental health services 
Psychiatry / mental health (other services)
Community services 
Community based services for people with mental health needs

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Asian / Asian British
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? 
Does the information include other people'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? 
Not applicable
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact

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.