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  1. PharmaCyte Biotech's Cancer and Diabetes Treatments Airing Nationwide on Discovery ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    ... independently produced news magazines on television. NewsWatch will present PharmaCyte Biotech's story in "HealthWatch," a segment that provides viewers with the latest medical breakthroughs and newest medical advances that can improve their health. ...

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  2. Healthwatch: Researchers want some fat back in dietsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Channel3000

    Researchers want some fats back in diets...and there are health risks that come with living near a noisy highway. Eboni Williams has those stories and more in this morning's Health Watch.

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  3. Mystery stones were a place to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    ... Hardshaw Centre. That removal was discussed at the Social Inclusion and Disability Network meeting and also the Healthwatch meeting, both of which I attended. It's encouraging that the frail and elderly make the effort to travel into town and try to ...

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  4. CambridgeNews published Cambridgeshire health bosses hope to plug funding deficit with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... the future". The programme - which involves Peterborough City Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and local Healthwatch organisations - will look at children's and maternity services, mental health services, care delivered through GP surgeries, ...

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  5. Healthwatch: New diet may help slow aging processRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Channel3000

    There's a possible link between sitting and anxiety, and theres new research about a diet that may help to slow the aging process. Eboni Williams has those stories and more in this morning's Health Watch.

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  6. Anger as health watchdog's budget is slashed by a quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The district was named as one of ten places in England worst hit by cuts to the patients' champion Healthwatch, which is funded through local authorities. Healthwatch England said the funding for its work in the Bradford district had been slashed by more than a quarter for 2015/16, from A 308,692 to A 223,692.

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  7. a Few weeks ago I ran a story from reader Patrick Dwyer who had a query about a mystery stone.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    ... Hardshaw Centre. That removal was discussed at the Social Inclusion and Disability Network meeting and also the Healthwatch meeting, both of which I attended. It's encouraging that the frail and elderly make the effort to travel into town and try to ...

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  8. Public service complaints 'too hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    ... decision on complaints about UK government departments and other public organisations, and the NHS in England. Healthwatch, which champions consumer rights in health and social care, said its own research suggested just one in five people who had a ...

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  9. Concerns about treatment at shut down GP's surgery were already on the radar of health watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Argus

    ... closure follows the loss of Eaton Place Surgery in Brighton earlier this year, which shut after the GP retired. Healthwatch said there had been problems for patients in finding alternative GP practices on that occasion and it is concerned the same ...

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  10. Volunteers praised for helping district's health care servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    VOLUNTEERS who carry out spot checks on health services in Bradford have been recognised for identifying areas for care improvements. Three of them spoke today about their role as a 'critical friend' of the NHS at the annual meeting of Healthwatch at the University of Bradford.

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  11. 'We feel very lucky to have her' - volunteer Lisa awarded for hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... registered blind since 1988. "Champions such as Lisa are essential in explaining not only what we do, but how Healthwatch makes a real impact on primary care services," said Chris Wakefield, Healthwatch Dorset's volunteer manager. "Lisa was ...

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  12. Hospital CEO: 'We have failed'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Argus

    ... this area first came to light." In a joint statement, the Brighton and Hove and East Sussex branches of the Healthwatch watchdog said the hospital's plan to eradicate incidents had not seemed to resolve the problems. They called for a fundamental ...

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  13. Healthwatch: Ask 4 questions to ID a strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Channel3000

    Stroke assessments help health care providers prevent strokes. News 3 partnered with Dean and St. Mary's to help give assessments and teach life-saving skills before the Mallards baseball game Tuesday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Warner Park.

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  14. Response to 'escalation of advice' from Healthwatch England gender identity servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Health Management

    This collated correspondence between Healthwatch and NHS England details the concerns raised by Healthwatch regarding the delays being faced by some people seeking gender reassignment surgery.

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  15. Get active in TruroRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    ... es to see and try, take place from 10am to 4pm each day, and will include hockey, Swamp Circus, BMXing, archery, Healthwatch, cricket, rounders, Run Cornwall and a charity netball tournament.

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  16. Cornish home care in need of 'urgent' improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Western morning News

    Inadequate training, staff resignations and financial mishaps are among the issues in need of "urgent improvement" to avoid putting Cornish home care users at risk, a health watchdog has found. The Cornwall branch of the national organisation Healthwatch also warned that care providers felt the system was "stretched beyond its capacity", as they struggle to adapt to the council's new Care at Home Framework.

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  17. Share your experiences of East Kent Hospitals with HealthwatchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Kent Online

    Healthwatch in Kent is asking residents in Deal and Dover to tell them about their experiences at East Kent Hospitals. The new, independent consumer champion for health and social care users has organised nine listening events throughout May, all over East Kent.

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  18. Healthwatch: Friday's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new survey finds many older men are not taking steps to prevent or screen for osteoporosis. New York researchers say there is a perception that osteoporosis is a women's problem, and they point out the consequences can be more deadly in men.

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  19. Healthwatch: Thursday's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Long term depression may double the risk of stroke in middle age. A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association followed 16,000 patients over the age of 50. It found that even after symptoms of depression improve, the risk of stroke remains elevated.

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  20. Healthwatch: Wednesday's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new discovery about the brains of boys and girls with autism. Have you had your teeth checked lately? Why you should quit smoking after angioplasty.

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