What is the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app?
The NHS has started testing a coronavirus (COVID-19) contact-tracing app. Find out what we know so far and the issues the public might raise with local Healthwatch.
7 May 2020
Five challenges Healthwatch board members face
Healthwatch Chairs have been discussing some of the main issues they have faced adapting to the COVID-19 situation over the last few weeks.
29 April 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
Annual Report template published
Use our annual report template to showcase how your work has made a difference to the health and social care services in your area for 2019-20.
2 April 2020
Policy changes that you need to know about during COVID-19
COVID-19 has resulted in many changes across the country. Here are some changes to policy that you should be aware of at Healthwatch if you are to run effectively.
30 March 2020
Your NHS calls for a volunteer army - here's how you can help
The nation is looking for 250,000 volunteers to help protect and support the most vulnerable from having to leave their home. Here's how your local Healthwatch can support the volunteer efforts against COVID-19.
25 March 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.
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
Improving the quality of our demographic data
The feedback and views collected by Healthwatch should reflect the needs of all parts of the community. Read how we're working to improve the quality of our demographic data.
28 February 2020
How can you get involved with Student Volunteering Week?
Student Volunteering Week is a great opportunity for us to thank Healthwatch volunteers and encourage more students to get involved with our work.
20 January 2020