Going to the Doctors Survey Report, Worcestershire 2017

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Report title 
Going to the Doctors Survey Report, Worcestershire 2017
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Worcestershire
Date of publication 
Friday, 31 March, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Saturday, 15 October, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Administration
Booking appointments
Communication between staff and patients
Diagnosis
Information providing
Patient records
Prescription
Quality of appointment
Quality of care
Quality of treatment
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Staff levels
Waiting time to be seen once arrived at appointment
Waiting times and lists for treatment
Other information of note about this report 
Good Practice
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-1191

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Not known
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner? 
Worcestershire Local Medical Committee
Primary research method used 
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Not known
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
Not Known

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Not known

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
459
Age group 
All
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
Not known
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? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact
Tangible impact (not cost related)

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.