Tag Archives: Healthwatch Shropshire

Visiting family and friends in care homes and hospital during Covid-19

Visiting family and friends in care homes and hospital during Covid-19 As the county nears the end of the second national lockdown Healthwatch Shropshire, the local independent champion for people who use health and social care services, wants to hear … Continue reading

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Healthwatch would like to hear your views about hospital discharge during Covid 19

Healthwatch would like to hear your views about hospital discharge during Covid 19 Healthwatch Shropshire and Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin are working together to find out about people’s experiences of leaving hospital during the pandemic. Since March hospitals have been … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and Healthwatch Shropshire are working together to gather patient, family and carer experiences of those who have received ‘out of hours’ palliative care since the beginning of March 2020. We would like to gain an understanding … Continue reading

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Health, care and well being services in Shropshire during the Covid-19 pandemic

A new report on the impact of lockdown on people’s wellbeing and experience of health and care services in Shropshire During April and May Healthwatch Shropshire asked the people of Shropshire about how they were being affected by the pandemic, … Continue reading

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Telephone and online appointments – Here to stay?

Telephone and online appointments – Here to stay? Earlier this year Healthwatch Shropshire asked people to share their experiences of accessing General Practice appointments and using their local Pharmacy. The report highlighted that people’s experiences varied widely and there was … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire’s voluntary and community sector groups and organisations have been working incredibly hard to respond to the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). New community volunteers are also coming together to ensure the most vulnerable people in their local areas receive support. Many … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Shropshire Survey – Health, care and wellbeing support & services

“At Healthwatch Shropshire, we’re here to work with local health and care services to make sure they are working as best they can for the people who use them. We know the current coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic will have a … Continue reading

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Summary Care Records

Low take up of NHS record sharing Healthwatch Shropshire is trying to raise awareness of an NHS scheme which allows patients to share their GP records with NHS hospitals. All NHS patients, unless they have opted out, have a Summary … Continue reading

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There are some issues that can’t be fixed by medicine alone

There are some issues that can’t be fixed by medicine alone It could be that another form of support is needed. Healthwatch Shropshire wants to hear the views of people between 16-25 about how alternative forms of support could help … Continue reading

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Stronger Together, how health, social care and the voluntary and community sector are working together to support you

Stronger Together, how health, social care and the voluntary and community sector are working together to support you The future plans for the care of people in Shropshire rely heavily on health, social care and the voluntary and community sector … Continue reading

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