Latest news and views for staff
Update from Sir Robert Francis: June 2020
In his latest blog, Healthwatch England Chair, Sir Robert Francis discusses a new joint campaign with CQC, our key policy priorities, and support over the coming months.
4 June 2020
NHS policy on the use of ‘Do Not Attempt to Resuscitate Forms’
Learn more about the NHS policy on “do not attempt to resuscitate” (DNAR) forms and how you can help make sure it is being followed by services.
9 April 2020
Six ways to work well from home
Working remotely presents all sorts of challenges, and can feel isolating, but there are lots of ways to work well from home. Find out how.
Many of us across the network might find ourselves working from home for the first time, while for others it's just the same as any other week.
23 March 2020
What is in the Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) bill?
The Government has introduced emergency legislation to help it respond to coronavirus. Find out what the bill contains and the issues that are most relevant to Healthwatch services.
20 March 2020
Helping you to work remotely
It is likely that more and more of you will be working from home as the situation with the Coronavirus progresses. Here's how you can use Workplace to make communications easier.
16 March 2020
Annual Healthwatch Survey (Data return)
Help us plan how we best support you throughout 2020-21 and beyond.
6 July 2020
Non-Emergency Transport Services – NHS Review and COVID-19 Changes
Travelling to and from appointments is an issue for many patients, especially those with long-term conditions. Find out how Healthwatch has been working with the NHS to improve patient transport services, and how they might temporarily change.
29 June 2020