Long Term Plan Herefordshire & Worcestershire Report

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Report title 
Long Term Plan Herefordshire & Worcestershire Report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Herefordshire
Healthwatch Worcestershire
Date of publication 
Monday, 19 August, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Friday, 15 March, 2019
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 3 June, 2019
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Booking appointments
Communication between staff and patients
Continuity of care
Engagement
Health inequalities
Holistic support
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Quality of patient transport
Referrals
Staff attitudes
Staff training
Support
Healthwatch reference number 
LTP-13

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Yes
What type of organisation requested the work 
Other government body
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner? 
NHS England
Primary research method used 
Focus group
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Research
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

Secondary care services 
Outpatients
Mental health services 
Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Community services 
Community based services for people with a learning disability
Other
Urgent and emergency care services 
Urgent care services

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
1819
Age group 
All
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
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? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
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.