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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22 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 September 2020

How have you coped with COVID-19 restrictions? During the pandemic period we have been keeping in regular contact with our Healthwatch Champions. Allan Robinson has been volunteering with us since 2014 and enjoys the face-to-face, interactive elements of our work. Allan has many interests but has had to adjust to life under COVID-19 restrictions. He…

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