23 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 17 August 2021

COVID-19 impact in Newcastle Newcastle City Council is reminding us that it is important to remember that COVID-19 has not gone away. Regionally, case rates remain at a high level and community transmission of the virus continues. While thankfully hospital admissions are not as high as previously, there is a lot of pressure on key…

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06 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 27 July 2021

We’re all ears! Have you used health, social care or wellbeing services recently? What works and what you would like to see improve? Your views matter, so please tell us about your experiences in our survey. We will share the results anonymously with service providers so that everyone receives the best possible care. Take our…

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29 Apr

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 20 April 2021

Meet our Healthwatch Stars! Congratulations to the following people and care services, which recently received our Healthwatch Star award: Sandra Hopkins at Denecroft Residential Care Home for keeping residents and staff safe during the pandemic. Quanfeng Evans at Allan Court Care Home for her care and positivity. Dr Loraine Kalra and team at the RVI…

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23 Feb

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 February 2021

Making a difference — influencing at a national level Thank you to everyone who took the time to tell us about their experiences of health and social care last year through our ‘Because we all care’ survey. For those who don’t know, this was a joint piece of work with Healthwatch England, local Healthwatch and…

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24 Jan

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 19 January 2021

We’re on Soundcloud Enjoy this newsletter on the go by downloading our podcast at soundcloud.com/healthwatch-newcastle   Stars in their eyes! We are proud to recognise the contribution that people and organisations make to the success of social care and health services in our city. Congratulations to the following people and services, which have recently received…

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18 Dec

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 December 2020

The Healthwatch Newcastle office will close for the holidays at 1pm on Thursday 24 December and re-open on Monday 4 January. You can search, review and rate local services at any time on our website at http://tinyurl.com/Newcastle-feedback Don’t forget that NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when you need…

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29 Nov

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 18 November 2020

Listen to us! Enjoy this newsletter on the go by downloading our podcast at soundcloud.com/healthwatch-newcastle   Welcome, Siobhan! We’re delighted here at Healthwatch Newcastle to welcome our new Chief Executive, Siobhan O’Neil. Siobhan has worked in the voluntary and community sector for many years in Gateshead and Newcastle, and most recently at a mental health…

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