Tag Archives: Healthwatch Shropshire

Tell us what you think about Healthwatch Shropshire

Healthwatch Shropshire is always seeking to improve the service we offer to the public and our working relationships with professionals in the local health and social care system so that we can be more effective in our role. We periodically … Continue reading

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Shaping Places Food Insecurity project focus South West Shropshire

Our sole purpose is to understand the needs, experiences and concerns of people who use health and social care services and to speak out on their behalf. What we do | Healthwatch Shropshire. Healthwatch Shropshire is currently working with Shropshire … Continue reading

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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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