Health services for women with learning disabilities in Newham

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Report title 
Health services for women with learning disabilities in Newham
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Newham
Date of publication 
Sunday, 1 April, 2018
Date evidence capture began 
Sunday, 1 October, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Saturday, 31 March, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Administration
Admission
Booking appointments
Communication between staff and patients
Consent to care and treatment
Diagnosis
Engagement
Health inequalities
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Medication
Quality of care
Quality of treatment
Support
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-6810

Methodology and approach

Primary research method used 
Focus group
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Outreach
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Diagnostic and/or screening service - single handed sessional providers
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Acute services with overnight beds
Phlebotomy
Accident & emergency
Mental health services 
Learning disability service
Community services 
Community based services for people with a learning disability

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Learning or understanding or concentrating
Mental health
Types of long term conditions 
Diabetes
Learning disability
Mental health condition
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 
40
Age group 
25-64 years
Gender 
Female
Ethnicity 
Mixed / multiple ethnic groups
Does the information include public's views? 
No
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
N/A
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? 
No
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.