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  1. 'I was left bruised by hospital guards'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Wigan Today

    ... get answers." Julie has sought the help of Makerfield MP Yvonne Fovargue, as well as Sir Ian McCartney through Healthwatch, who are looking into her concerns. A spokesman for Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) said: "We are ...


  2. Grieving mum releases heartbreaking picture of her dying daughter...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... as we thought she was not being looking after correctly." The independent review, commissioned with the help of Healthwatch, found had Kayleigh's malnutrition been treated properly medics could have then found the cause of her sickness. Stephen ...


  3. Cancer centre decision outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Essexcounty Standard

    ... the meetings will be in public and anyone can attend. The committee will also be seeking input from patients and Healthwatch." Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms . Do not post ...


  4. Cambridge News published Cambridgeshire health bosses urge people to only use A&E in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Cambridgeshire and Peterborough alongside Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and local Healthwatch organisations, is looking at all hospital-based, GP and community healthcare services across the area. System Transformation ...


  5. Hospitals failing to check discharged patients are safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | This is Gloucestershire

    Its new report launched today - 'Safely Home: What happens when people leave hospitals and care settings?' - brings together 3,230 stories and pieces of evidence, gathered by 101 local Healthwatch from across the country, revealing both the human and financial cost of getting the discharge process wrong. Hospitals are discharging vulnerable patients without ensuring they have adequate support at home and as a result many are readmitted, an investigation by Healthwatch England has found.


  6. Councillors debate issue of carers who struggle to make a cup of teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Council bosses were quizzed last night about what action they were taking in light of the report, which highlighted that some carers brought in to help elderly people in their own homes struggled with basic household tasks like cooking or making a bed. A lot of people had positive things to say about the staff and their work, the report by health and social care watchdog Healthwatch said.


  7. Healthwatch earns praise with inclusion and access awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The team received two highly commended awards, one in the diversity and inclusion category for its work involving people with learning disabilities, and a second for its joint work with other West Yorkshire Healthwatch teams on access to dental services.


  8. Healthwatch group to review services across DorsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Bournemouth Echo

    A DORSET health watchdog is set to focus on scrutinising the county's ongoing review of clinical services - after receiving feedback from more than 5,000 patients in the last year. Healthwatch Dorset, which is headquartered in Pokesdown , Bournemouth, launched its annual review last week alongside a video documenting its recent achievements.


  9. It's great to see panel being held to accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Worcester News

    HEALTHWATCH Worcestershire have been involved in two big events. The first was our second annual conference at Sixways .


  10. Dignity in old age is something we all want IT is difficult enough...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... is something the Telegraph & Argus has long championed through our With Respect campaign. Sadly, the survey by Healthwatch which we publish the results of today, shows that for some elderly people, their level of care and, as a result, their dignity ...


  11. Our NHS is falling apart at the seams AT the recent Healthwatch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    AT the recent Healthwatch Worcestershire AGM I stood up to say that I do not believe that the Health and Care NHS Trust is being well led. I believe that the present leadership, which has been in place for some years, has seriously reduced the mental health services available to people who need them.


  12. Healthwatch 16: Camp KydnieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    At Camp Kydnie near Millville, all the kids aged 6-16 have been affected by kidney disease. With friends and family by their side, campers dealing with kidney issues can experience life like they would at any other camp.


  13. Hundreds go behind the scenes at Poole HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... social care partners such as the fire service, the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group, the Borough of Poole and Healthwatch. "Our staff were fantastic in explaining to visitors the work of the hospital and we are grateful to them for their ...


  14. Healthwatch to visit librariesRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Healthwatch Northumberland will be visiting libraries across the county over the coming months to gather feedback about good and bad experiences of health and social care services across the county.


  15. People are stranded by decision to close surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Argus

    ... two weeks without proper access to a GP. The only advice Brighton and Hove CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group), Healthwatch and Hove MP Peter Kyle could offer was to phone NHS 111 or go to the drop in clinic at the station. Now we learn that NHS ...


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

    Monday Jun 29 | 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. ...


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

    Jun 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 22, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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, ...


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

    Jun 19, 2015 | 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.