COVID-19 Second Phase Response: What have NHS services been told?
Find out what NHS services have been told about resuming routine care.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have written to NHS services about the second phase of the response to COVID-19.
7 May 2020
How to share COVID-19 related issues with us
Find out how you can share evidence, raise concerns or ask questions about COVID-19
20 April 2020
Communicating with the public during the COVID-19 outbreak
This guidance aims to support staff and volunteers to communicate the service that local Healthwatch can offer during the current COVID-19 outbreak and offers communications advice on seeking public feedback about care...
The guide includes key messages that you can use in your communications, as well as links to further communication resources
15 April 2020
A guide to running Healthwatch
Find out more about how to run a Healthwatch, including how to meet your legal obligations and exercise powers.
12 February 2020
Videos to explain who we are and what we do
We've produced some videos to explain the different areas of Healthwatch, helping us to explain who we are and what we do. You can share these on your social media, website or in presentations.
18 November 2019
How to make sure local hospitals are helping those facing homelessness
Some NHS services have a legal duty to alert their local housing authority if they identify someone who they believe is homeless or at risk of becoming so. Find out the questions you can ask your NHS to understand if they...
In this article we look what the 'Duty to Refer' is, the services it applies to and the questions you can ask to make sure those facing...
23 October 2019
Volunteers' Week 2020: Help thank everyone who gives up their time for us
Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June. Say thanks and help raise awareness of why volunteering matters for those who support us.
26 May 2020
Branded resources to support your coronavirus communications
You can now download and edit a range of branded Healthwatch resources, which you can use to communicate COVID-19 messages to the public and stakeholders.
15 May 2020