16 Dec

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 13 December 2018

Committee meeting — in publicWednesday 19 December, 10am to 12 noon, at Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle This meeting is held in public, where there will be an opportunity to ask questions about the agenda. Please contact us in advance by emailing info@healthwatchnewcastle.org.uk if you wish to attend. Also let us know if you have…

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19 Jun

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 12 June 2018

Our priorities for 2018—19 Every year, we ask people to help us choose our work priorities from a longlist of health and social care topics. We consulted on this year’s longlist by going out into the community, via an online survey and at our April conference. People’s preferences were then presented to the Healthwatch Newcastle…

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24 Apr

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 18 April 2018

NHS continuing healthcare in Gateshead and Newcastle Healthwatch Gateshead and Healthwatch Newcastle have together produced a report based on the views and experiences of people and their carers who have been through the NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) process. We learnt that people found the process complicated and there was a lack of information to help…

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22 Feb

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 22 February 2018

‘Excellence in engagement’ conference 2018 Wednesday 25 April, 9am to 2pm, at St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Gateshead, NE8 2AT We are looking forward to co-hosting our conference with Healthwatch Gateshead in April. The theme of the conference is ‘Excellence in engagement’, where we will showcase best practice in engagement. Join us to explore innovative ways…

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24 Jan

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 23 January 2018

Screening and vaccinations research Throughout the autumn and early winter of 2017 we sought people’s views about screening and flu vaccinations in Newcastle. We wanted to find out why people do not take part in screening and vaccination programmes, what the barriers are and how these could be overcome. Now that the engagement phase of…

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