Summary of report content
This report from Young Healthwatch Northamptonshire details the research and engagement they undertook during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes summaries of:
- The Young Carers Project: working with Northamptonshire Young Carers service, Young Healthwatch Northamptonshire worked with young carers to explore the needs and experiences of young people who care for someone.
- Being Myself – Healthy Young Daventry: In the summer of 2019 Young Healthwatch Northamptonshire was commissioned by Healthy Young Daventry to carry out a study into emotional wellbeing and self-harm among young people in Daventry. 473 young people aged between 11 and 19 completed the survey between January and March 2020.
- Young People’s Experiences of COVID-19 and Lockdowns: Young Healthwatch Northamptonshire wanted to find out the experiences of young people during lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic. This included how it had impacted their access to health services and how they felt their emotional wellbeing was.
- Community healthcare focus groups with young people, discussing their experiences of community health and wellbeing services
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Young Healthwatch Annual Report 2020-21
Date of publication
Monday, 26 July, 2021
Date evidence capture began
Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
Date evidence capture finished
Wednesday, 31 March, 2021
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Other information of note about this report
Mental health services
Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
Community healthcare and nursing services