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  1. Healthwatch 16: Dealing with the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Ah, summertimea nothing better than getting outside and enjoying some fresh air and sunshine, whether you love boating on your favorite lake, cooling off at the community pool, or hitting the waves and the sand on the beach. You already know how important it is to use enough sunscreen,but chances are, you have already done a fair amount of sun damage to your skin.


  2. Healthwatch campaign vintage bus stopped in Gravesend High Street on Kent tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Kent Online

    ... people for their opinions and experiences with health and social care services. Steve Inett, chief executive of Healthwatch Kent, said: "It's all about collating people's views both good and bad about what they think of their GP, their hospital, ...


  3. HealthWatch 360: Nutrition App to Stop Heart Disease, Diabetes and High Blood PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | PRWeb

    GB HealthWatch , a San Diego-based digital health company, launches the latest version of the HealthWatch 360 mobile app for personalized nutrition and disease prevention. GB HealthWatch , a digital health company at the heart of the precision medicine revolution, launched the latest version of their mobile nutrition app, HealthWatch 360 .


  4. Staffordshire volunteer praised by ambulance serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... on the NICE Implementation Group of the North Staffordshire Local Health Economy. She is also a member of Healthwatch, as well as a school governor within Biddulph. She said: "I find the ambition of the Trust in wishing to deliver a world class ...


  5. Healthwatch 16: Testing for Heart DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    You've heard the phrase before: know your numbers. There's a nationwide trend of awareness when it comes to preventative medicine: colonoscopies for colon cancer, mammograms for breast cancer.


  6. Stepping out with surviviors for stroke charityRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | St. Helens Reporter

    ... can manage. Local organisations including Phoenix Classic Car Club, Healthy Living Team, Carers Centre and Healthwatch are supporting the event with stands on the day. Rebecca Owen, Regional Fundraiser at the Stroke Association, said: "We're looking ...


  7. Blue badge parking charges cause 'hardship' at Mid Yorkshire HospitalsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Morley Today

    ... money problems as a result of new charges brought in last March. The study by health and social care watchdog Healthwatch found that just seven per cent were aware that regular hospital patients could get help with parking charges. Twenty per cent ...


  8. Call for Healthwatch chief to quit over Chorley A&E rowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Chorley Guardian

    ... been slammed by campaigners fighting to save Chorley and South Ribble Hospital's A&E. Mike Wedgeworth, who leads Healthwatch Lancashire, has been accused of issuing "disgraceful" and inflammatory comments, including accusing people of ...


  9. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Western morning News

    ... We are committed to working in partnership with people in our communities, supported by organisations like Healthwatch and other community groups, over the next few years. Over this time we intend to engage in a new conversation with people in Devon ...


  10. Talkback 16: Student Protests, Weather Forecasts, Healthwatch ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include students protesting program cuts at their school, weather statistics, and our Healthwatch 16 reports.


  11. Healthwatch 16: 3D Mammography in the PoconosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Officials at Pocono Medical Center say in the two years they've been offering 3D mammograms, they've seen an increase in the breast cancer detection rate. "10 years ago we had old film screen mammography, so it was actually films that needed to be developed, which left out a lot of detail," says Barbarann Carroll, the Chief Mammography Technician at Bartonsville Healthcare Center, part of Pocono Medical Center in Monroe County.


  12. Healthwatch 16: 3D Mammograms Could Be Key in Early DetectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Karen Williams of Coal Township has had a mammogram every year since she turned 40. She's 52 now, and she's just had her first 3D mammogram. She says it felt the same as the typical 2D mammogram she's had in years past.


  13. Healthwatch: Raising Diabetes Awareness In ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    A marathon runner is turning to local food banks to help raise awareness of diet and nutrition, especially for those with diabetes. Jess Kurti was wanting a life of service and to be part of something larger.


  14. Healthwatch chairman says he is glad new deal reached to end junior doctors' disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Redditch Advertiser

    THE chairman of Healthwatch Worcestershire says he is glad a compromise has been reached to bring an end to the junior doctors dispute. It was announced on Wednesday that British Medical Association leaders and the Government had reached a new deal for junior doctors, including a new pay structure for working weekends and evenings.


  15. Healthwatch 16: Drug Take BackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A study done at Geisinger Medical Center confirms that there's a lot of unused prescription medication out there, and in many cases, it is disposed. You go to a pharmacy to pick up prescription drugs, but it wasn't until 2014 that the DEA, or Drug Enforcement Agency, allowed pharmacies to take back controlled substances if they apply to do so.


  16. Healthwatch 16: Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors with LasersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    There's a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma. It grows rapidly, it's aggressive, and there are only a few options out there to treat it.


  17. Charter outlines what people can expect at the end of their lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 |

    ... lens and Knowsley CCG, Willowbrook Hospice, St Helens and Knowsley councils, St Helens and Whiston Hospitals and Healthwatch.


  18. There must be consultation over town centre regenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 |

    ... UK news Send us your news Cars Traffic & travel Business Directory Property Dating Desktop site It is vital that Healthwatch are allowed to look at the plans before any money is spent, to ensure the needs of the disabled, the elderly and infirm, and ...


  19. Pocklington people can have say on developing health servicesRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Pocklington Today

    ... and learning disability services. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) is joining forces with Healthwatch to run the public event on Monday (May 16). As well as hearing the latest updates on what's happening with mental health and ...


  20. Anger over Blackpool Victoria Hospital's rocketing car parking chargesRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Lytham Today

    ... or any other media. Posters were put up in the car park prior to the increase, on May 3, and independent group Healthwatch, and patients' groups were also informed, the Trust claimed. "A lot of people, particularly in Blackpool when a lot of people ...