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  1. Keighley views sought on further proposed cuts to stroke servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... Wharfedale and Craven are then transferred to Airedale Hospital for further care and rehabilitation. Now the Healthwatch group has been asked as part of the STP to find out what people think about current stroke services and what would be important ...

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  2. Teeth neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Droitwich Advertiser

    IN Worcestershire there is something called Healthwatch that is supposedly charged with being a consumer champion - giving the public, patients and users of health and social care services a voice. In other words a watchdog.

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  3. Have your say on future of the district's stroke serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... and Craven are then transferred to Airedale Hospital at Steeton for further care and rehabilitation. Now the Healthwatch group has been asked as part of the STP to find out what people think about the current stroke services that are already being ...

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  4. Healthwatch 16: A New Way to Place PacemakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A pacemaker is a small device placed in the chest to help the heart pump the right way. They're not uncommon.

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  5. Healthwatch 16: Getting the Word Out about Community HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    In Susquehanna County, a community health care group threw itself a birthday celebration as a way to let people know they're there and ready to serve them. In Montrose, in a newly renovated building called Tannery Place, there's a health care center Gail Davis thinks you should know about.

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  6. Healthwatch 16: Prenatal PediatricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A couple from Snyder County found themselves in an even more difficult position a few years ago. The child they were expecting was diagnosed with a complex and unpredictable disease.

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  7. Healthwatch 16: Little Hats, Big HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    This is "Go Red for Women Day," a campaign by the American Heart Association to bring attention to the prevalence of heart disease and stroke, and in Scranton, even the littlest among us got in on it. Her parents are over-the-moon happy and her mom Samantha says it was a nice surprise when hospital staff brought Esther a hand-knit red hat.

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  8. Healthwatch 16: Doctor's Advice for Cold and Flu SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    It's cold and flu season, so we thought we'd ask a pediatrician about some guidelines you can use when your little one brings a bug home. Dr. Kathryn DeHart is a pediatrician at Geisinger Medical Center near Danville.

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  9. Battle over NHS - secrecy' goes to the very topRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Witney Gazette

    Healthwatch has lodged a formal challenge after county health bosses refused to release a draft document of the 'Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Bucks, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West'. This plan will attempt to 'streamline' health services in the three counties and avoid a projected deficit of A 587m by 2020.

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  10. Have your say on A&E plans by commenting on STPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... the series of ten "Conversation Staffordshire" and "Conversation Stoke-on-Trent" events, hosted by local Healthwatch organisations during November and December 2016, which were attended by more than 200 people. Frail Elderly and Long Term Conditions ...

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  11. a Patient Reference Groups for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Sustainability & Transformation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Your Leek Paper

    Patients and members of the public can now apply to join Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Sustainability and Transformation Plan patient reference groups. The creation of the patient reference groups are the next stage in the STP following the series of ten "Conversation Staffordshire" and "Conversation Stoke-on-Trent" events, hosted by both local Healthwatch organisations during November and December 2016, which were attended by more than 200 people.

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  12. Week In Review: WuXi AppTec Acquires HD Biosciences In China CRO TieupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... take it to markets in other developing countries. Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharma (SHZ: 2603) invested $20 million in HealthWatch, an Israeli company that developed a T-shirt-like wearable monitoring device. Sensors are woven into the fabric and ...

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  13. Brighton NHS trust on highest state of alert for weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | BBC News

    ... Salvage, said he had to sleep on a trolley in A&E all night and it made him feel "terrible". David Liley of Healthwatch said patients were being sent home "as soon as they are ready", increasing pressure on support systems in the community, which ...

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  14. Five-year mental health blueprint set to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... mental health must be a priority for everyone," he said. Victoria Simmons, at health and social care watchdog Healthwatch, said she hoped the strategy would be the starting point for better outcomes and experiences for people. She added : ...

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  15. Five-year mental health blueprint set to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... mental health must be a priority for everyone," he said. Victoria Simmons, at health and social care watchdog Healthwatch, said she hoped the strategy would be the starting point for better outcomes and experiences for people. She added : ...

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  16. District celebrates new mental health blueprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... that mental health must be a priority for everyone." And Victoria Simmons at health and social care watchdog Healthwatch said she hoped the strategy would be the starting point for better outcomes and experiences for people. She added : "Healthwatch ...

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  17. Bradford health chiefs try to ease pressure on A&E departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... Bradford Districts CCG, was responding after research carried out at the BRI by volunteers from watchdog group Healthwatch said more than two thirds of people they had spoke to during a 30 hour survey in May had sought advice first before deciding ...

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  18. Healthwatch gathering views on future of the NHS serviceRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Ledbury Reporter

    HEALTHWATCH Herefordshire has a further two pop-up exhibition stands about the future of the health service in the county.

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  19. Yiling Pharmaceuticals to Invest $20 Million in HealthWatchRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    HealthWatch , an Israeli company that has developed the world's first medical-grade smart clothing technology , announced today that Yiling Pharmaceuticals, traded on the China Shenzhen Stock Exchange, will invest will be used to purchase a 23% share in HealthWatch, to support the continued development of its healthcare IoT smart clothing technology and product range. A further will be paid for Chinese distribution rights, with Yiling Pharmaceuticals forming and further investing into a local subsidiary company to oversee the product commercialization process and expedite entry into the Chinese market.

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  20. IVF treatment made dream a reality for coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Hunts Post

    ... voted to approve the process for public consultation. The CCG is now working with health scrutiny committees and Healthwatch organisations across the county before the start of the consultation. Only people who register and sign up to our terms and ...

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