Updated COVID-19 information and guidance

  We have updated our ‘Coronavirus’ help and support pages to account for the latest government guidance.   Under our statutory duty as a Healthwatch, we maintain an online information and guidance page, a page devoted to care homes to aid local residents, and provide opportunities for people to share their experiences of living through …

Disability Confident Employer

  We are pleased to announce that we are an accredited Disability Confident Employer. This means we are committed to: ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. communicating and promoting vacancies. offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required. supporting any existing employee …

2020 Vision: Your Experience Matters

Everything you need for the 2020: Vision Your Experience Matters (Shaping the Westminster Borough Plan) event. Thank you to everyone who has registered for our event on Wednesday 2nd September, from 1.30-5pm. Please see below for links to all of the documents that you will need for our session. Your Experience Matters Westminster Borough Plan …

Advocacy Services in Westminster  

Advocacy Services   Introduction The Care Act 2014 requires local authorities to change their approach from primarily providing services to promoting people’s individual wellbeing. The Act is a single piece of legislation that makes it clear what kind of care and support people should expect. Care Act 2014: Advocacy and the duty to involve   …

Latest engagement findings from HWCWL: speaking to parents of children with SEND in Westminster about the impact of COVID-19

Healthwatch Central West London (HWCWL) is delighted to share our latest findings from our COVID-19 engagement in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been working with the recipients of our Small Grant to conduct discussion groups with under-represented communities in Central West London. Our first report from …

Change to the Pharmaceutical List in Westminster

Please note the pharmacy previously at 9 Candover Street, London, W1W 7DN will start to provide pharmaceutical services from 8 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 9SP on 1st August 2020. The pharmaceutical list for the area of Westminster Health and Wellbeing Board will be amended with effect from that date. Details are as follows: Pharmacierge Ltd …