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Healthwatch network reveals top priorities for 2019

GPs, dentists and other primary care services most common issue to be explored Needs of children and young people to feature strongly Mental health and social care appear in the top five for third year in a row To mark the start of 2019, Healthwatch England has...

Research into end of life care in Gloucestershire published

Patients and their families in Gloucestershire say better information needs to be provided for local people around end of life care, according to the latest findings from the county’s independent health and social care champion. Healthwatch Gloucestershire’s End of...

Mental health research launches in Gloucestershire

A campaign has been launched by Healthwatch Gloucestershire to find out about people's experiences of mental health services in the county - in a bid to help improve support for patients and their families. Over a quarter of all feedback given to Healthwatch...

Volunteers needed to help develop new university course

Do you currently use or have used physiotherapy services in a hospital, out-patient clinic, school or community setting? If the answer is yes, then Healthwatch Gloucestershire would like to hear from you!  We have teamed up with the University of Gloucestershire to...

Report on healthy eating is food for thought

People living in an inner-city area of Gloucester have been sharing their ideas on how to get more locals to eat healthy and stay active. Cooking classes, community food growing and more physical activity opportunities would help to improve the lifestyles of those...

End of Life Survey

Patients, carers and their families are encouraged to share their experiences, the online survey has been launched for people to share their views and is open until 5 October 2018. We are also very keen to come out and about and speak to groups or individuals about...

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