Young Healthwatch Report 2019

We are very pleased to announce the publication of our Young Healthwatch report. This document details the steps we took to set Young Healthwatch Westminster in motion, the challenges we encountered and how we combated them, and our next steps. A special thanks should go to all of the young people who have worked with …

Finding The Healthcare Services You Need, Made Simpler

Our Hammersmith and Fulham Local Committee, which is made up of a small group of dedicated local residents, have been working in collaboration with North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to produce a service signposting leaflet and poster for the people of the borough. The Local Committee had particular input on ensuring …

Tenovus Choir for people who have been affected by cancer

Tenovus Choir for cancer patients, and their friends and family, is on every Wednesday from 5.30pm-7pm.    If you have been affected by cancer, and want to meet others who can relate, join the group and sing together in Chelsea. For more details about the group, you can contact Victoria Hodges at: victoria.hodges@tenovuscancercare.org.uk or you …

Palliative Care: Help to Develop Community Services

North West London Collaboration of CCGs are looking for enthusiastic, approachable and reliable volunteers to provide local knowledge and feedback in the development of a new model of care for palliative services across Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Applications are welcomed from residents who have experience as a patient or carer of …

CQC urges young people to #DeclareYourCare

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is encouraging people to feed back on the care they receive from local services, as part of its #DeclareYourCare campaign this month. Research conducted by the CQC has revealed that young people (16-24) don’t raise concerns about their care due to fears of being seen as a troublemaker, or because …

North West London Case for Change – response from Healthwatch Central West London, August 2019

Healthwatch Central West London (Healthwatch CWL) has provided comments that respond to the North West London Case for Change documents. The following comments and questions have been arrived at in consultation with Healthwatch members who sit on our Local Committees in Hammersmith & Fulham; Kensington & Chelsea; and Westminster. There was an acceptance amongst our …