Christmas Listings 2016
HWG has published its annual listing of Christmas shelters, lunches, food, toys and gift provision available throughout Gloucestershire 2016 - find out more here.
Healthwatch Gloucestershire Annual Survey
We ran our usual annual survey to find out what people think about Healthwatch and the services we offer - click here to read the results.
New webpages for Mental Health, Care Homes & Accredited Registers
The Healthwatch Gloucestershire website now has dedicated pages for Mental Health, Care Homes and Accredited Registers - these pages can be accessed via the pink navigation tabs at the top of the website.
Report on access to health and social care services by marginalised and vulnerable people in Gloucester
NHS in Gloucestershire has said the report provides valuable insights into the experiences of this group. To find out more, and to download the report, click here.
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust Minor Injuries and Illness (MIIU) review
On Tuesday 20th September, the Board of Gloucestershire Care Services met to evaluate the recent review into the opening times of the Trust’s seven MIIUs.
The Board made a unanimous decision to leave all the times unchanged, with the exception of MIIUs in Cirencester and Stroud which will close at 11pm starting later this year.
Read more here.
Statement from HWG Chair regarding financial position of GHNHSFT
Healthwatch Gloucestershire Chair has released a statement regarding the financial position of GHNHSFT.
To read the statement, please click here.
HWG want your views: Help improve how the NHS learns from unexpected deaths
The Care Quality Commission is looking at how NHS acute, community healthcare and mental health trusts investigate deaths and learn from them. HWG want to hear your views on this.
Click here for more information.
What is Gloucestershire's Sustainability & Transformation Plan?
In line with the Five Year Forward View for the NHS, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (GCCG) have been developing their local five-year Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Gloucestershire, which is currently in outline form. It describes their overall approach to achieving an improved and more sustainable health and care system.
To find out more, click here.