What people have told us about health and care: October - December 2018

Find out what the public have been telling us about health and social care over the last three months.
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Thanks to your work, over 11,000 people shared their day-to-day experiences using health and care with the Healthwatch network between October - December 2018. 

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We have now created a news alerts list so that members of the public will now be able to receive this information straight to their inbox. You can help spread the word by letting your partner organisations know about this opportunity. It's easy to sign up, just head to our homepage, and enter your details at the bottom, not forgetting to select the 'Research' option. 

In focus

One area which we're hearing more about is the difficulty getting medication when people need it from GP's and pharmacists. Many said they were given incorrect medication, experienced allergic reactions, or faced problems with supply.

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