Experiences from the blind and deaf/deaf and visually impaired

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Report title 
Experiences from the blind and deaf/deaf and visually impaired
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Trafford
Date of publication 
Thursday, 7 April, 2016
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 1 April, 2015
Type of report 
Other
Patient experience
Key themes 
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Healthwatch reference number 
HWREP-0000330

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
What type of organisation requested the work 
N/A
Primary research method used 
Focus group
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Outpatients
Other services 
Patient transport

Details about conditions and diseases

Conditions or diseases 
Ear nose and throat conditions
Eye conditions
Types of disabilities 
Hearing
Vision impairment
Types of long term conditions 
Blindness or severe visual impairment
Deafness or severe hearing impairment
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
11
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff'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? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Network related 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.