People's view on health & work, Bolton

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Summary of report content

This is a report which was written by Healthwatch Bolton after the Healthwatch Bolton Forum on 24th October 2017 containing people's views on health & work. There were 20 people (9 male and 11 female) present who shared their views and within this, there were general public, representatives and members of different groups present. The report contains people’s views on the different areas: How do people get affected with their work when they get ill. What could employers do to help. Advice on what service should be available to prevent people losing employment due to ill health. The report was concluded with conclusions from the event and recommendations which were suggested.

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General details

Report title 
People's view on health & work, Bolton
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Bolton
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
Type of report 
Key themes 
Health and safety
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Public involvement
Healthwatch reference number 

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Engagement event
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Sexual orientation 
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? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 

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.