What difference is Healthwatch CWL making locally?
Do you know we are:
- Researching our priority areas in greater detail to influence the re-design of future services? Read our work reports below for information on our findings and how we are working with commissioners and providers to improve services.
- Assessing the dignity of local publicly funded health and care services and working with the providers to improve quality? See our Dignity Champions section below for our findings, recommendations and the providers action plans.
- Holding events to influence the shape of future services? Read our event reports below to learn about the issues our public meetings have flagged, and the changes made.
- Referring issues to Scrutiny and co-produce Health and Wellbeing Strategies? Read our work updates in Section 4 below.
Read our Annual Report 2015/16 for an overview of all our work last year.
1. Reports on our priority areas:
- Our voice, our CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health, 2015)
- Safely home: What happens when people leave hospital and care settings? (July 2015) HWE Special Inquiry final report with contributions by Paul Wilson and Paula Murphy
- HW CWL Young People’s Event on Sexual and Mental Health services
- HW CWL work on influencing sexual health commissioners in the Medical Foundation for HIV and Sexual Health (June 2015)
- Healthwatch CWL escalates concerns about Gender Identity Services via HWE to NHS England (April 2015)
- The patient experience of health checks for people with learning disabilities in Hammersmith and Fulham (March 2015)
- Healthwatch CWL Submisson to the NWL Healthcare Commission (Feb 2015)
- Whole Systems Integrated Care: K & C and Queens Park & Paddington Patient Engagement (Feb 2015)
- Healthwatch response to the consultation on the future of Thamesbrook (Jan 2015)
2. Dignity Champions (enter and view) reports:
We are currently finalising this year’s reports. Last year’s reports and actions can be found here.